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WED 28 MAY

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Heronwatch

Boathouse Visitor Centre, Ellesmere

Run by: Ellesmere Heronwatch

View herons with telescopes and video cameras as they raise their young in the nests in the treetops on Moscow Island in the Mere.

clock10:30–15:30

Suitable for any age

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Herons nest in trees on Moscow Island, Ellesmere

EDWARD BEVAN

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Volunteers are on hand to help, and explain about the activity and lifestyle of the amazing birds and their young. Come and find out about our wildlife through the windows of the Boathouse Visitor Centre. Easy bird watching for non-experts!

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Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Fri 18 Apr 10:30–15:30
  2. Sat 19 Apr 10:30–15:30
  3. Sun 20 Apr 10:30–15:30
  4. Mon 21 Apr 10:30–15:30
  5. Tue 22 Apr 10:30–15:30
  6. Wed 23 Apr 10:30–15:30
  7. Thu 24 Apr 10:30–15:30
  8. Fri 25 Apr 10:30–15:30
  9. Sat 26 Apr 10:30–15:30
  10. Sun 27 Apr 10:30–15:30
  11. Mon 28 Apr 10:30–15:30
  12. Tue 29 Apr 10:30–15:30
  13. Wed 30 Apr 10:30–15:30
  14. Thu 1 May 10:30–15:30
  15. Fri 2 May 10:30–15:30
  16. Sat 3 May 10:30–15:30
  17. Sun 4 May 10:30–15:30
  18. Mon 5 May 10:30–15:30
  19. Tue 6 May 10:30–15:30
  20. Wed 7 May 10:30–15:30
  21. Thu 8 May 10:30–15:30
  22. Fri 9 May 10:30–15:30
  23. Sat 10 May 10:30–15:30
  24. Sun 11 May 10:30–15:30
  25. Mon 12 May 10:30–15:30
  26. Tue 13 May 10:30–15:30
  27. Wed 14 May 10:30–15:30
  28. Thu 15 May 10:30–15:30
  29. Fri 16 May 10:30–15:30
  30. Sat 17 May 10:30–15:30
  31. Sun 18 May 10:30–15:30
  32. Mon 19 May 10:30–15:30
  33. Tue 20 May 10:30–15:30
  34. Wed 21 May 10:30–15:30
  35. Thu 22 May 10:30–15:30
  36. Fri 23 May 10:30–15:30
  37. Sat 24 May 10:30–15:30
  38. Sun 25 May 10:30–15:30
  39. Mon 26 May 10:30–15:30
  40. Tue 27 May 10:30–15:30
  41. Thu 29 May 10:30–15:30
  42. Fri 30 May 10:30–15:30
  43. Sat 31 May 10:30–15:30

Venue

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Boathouse Visitor Centre

Mereside, Ellesmere, SY12 0PA

Meeting point: In the Boathouse Visitor Centre.

About this location

Boathouse Visitor Centre, on the A495, in a delightful location right beside the Mere. Also contains a restaurant and Show more… toilets, and a wonderful walk through gardens full of ducks, geese and other water birds.Show less…

Boathouse Visitor Centre, on the A495, in a delightful location right beside the Mere. Also contains a restaurant and toilets, and a wonderful walk through gardens full of ducks, geese and other water birds.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Ellesmere Heronwatch.

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