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Birdwatching: Winter Migrants with Jack Ashton-Booth

The Robert Fuller Gallery

Friday, 24 November 2017 from 10:00 to 12:00 (GMT)

Birdwatching: Winter Migrants with Jack Ashton-Booth

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Join our expert ornithologist Jack Ashton-Booth for this guided walk through the stunning Yorkshire Wolds countryside to spot winter migrant birds and then enjoy paintings by acclaimed artist Robert E Fuller at his gallery in Thixendale.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from a truly informative guide. Jack Ashton-Booth will share his depth of knowledge as he helps you search for birds that have left northern Europe to spend their winter here. He will describe to you the journey these birds have undergone to reach our shores and when to look out for them. Among the birds you may see are fieldfares and brilliantly-coloured redstarts.

About Jack Ashton-Booth: An experienced ornithologist and bird of prey specialist, Jack has worked on reserach projects all over the world monitoring migration patterns. He is now based at the gallery where he readily shares his expertise with visitors.

What one visitor said after attending Jack's walks:

"It was a beautiful September morning, and we were being lead around the wolds by Jack, an amazing ornithologist who seemed to see every speck in the sky and identify what it was. Just to have time to listen to the birds on a glorious Sunday morning with an expert on hand was a rare treat. "5startraveller TripAdvisor

Duration: Two hours

Level: This walk is not suitable for children under the age of 13. The walk will involve a short climb and requires a medium level of fitness. Please

Where to meet: This walk will begin and end at the  Robert Fuller Gallery where you well get the opportunity to browse the paintings. Please report your arrival at the desk on arrival.

What to wear:  Please wear appropriate, sturdy footwear and clothing to suit the weather – windproof jacket, fleece etc. It can get very cold on the Wolds at this time of year so please don't underestimate how many layers you will need. Bring a hat and gloves too and a flask containing a warm drink is a good idea! Also bring binoculars if you have them. 

Please note that this event may have to be cancelled at short notice due to inclement weather. If this is the case we will contact you by email/phone.

Do you have questions about Birdwatching: Winter Migrants with Jack Ashton-Booth? Contact The Robert Fuller Gallery

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The Robert Fuller Gallery Ltd
Fotherdale Farm
YO17 9LS Thixendale, Malton
United Kingdom

Friday, 24 November 2017 from 10:00 to 12:00 (GMT)

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The Robert Fuller Gallery

Wildlife artist Robert E Fuller is known for the depth of research behind his highly-detailed paintings. He regularly appears on TV talking about the animals he watches and showing his photographic and video research into animal behaviour. His precise painting style is designed to portray wildlife as accurately as possible. His art gallery in Thixendale, North Yorkshire is devoted to showing this detailed work. Located in elegantly restored farm buildings deep in the Yorkshire Wolds landscape, a visit there is always a delight. Entry is free and there is disabled access. Refreshments are served during exhibtions when the gallery also hosts guided walks and nature events.

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Birdwatching: Winter Migrants with Jack Ashton-Booth
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