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Wildlife Walks & Talks

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This series of wildlife Walks & Talks takes place at the Forestry Commission’s Leigh Woods site.  They are suitable for adults or students (and sometimes older children) with a keen interest in the natural world.

Owl Prowl with Ian McGuire

Friday 11th January 2019, 6.45pm (for 7pm start)- 8.45pm

Getting out on a winter’s night for a walk in the woods, listening to owls, is a magical experience!  Come and learn about British owls with Ian McGuire, British owl specialist, photographer and film-maker, as he calls for tawny owls and through his iPad video presentations.  If we’re really lucky, one might just fly into view too! Find out how amazing owls are and what they need to survive in the wild.

Although tawny owls are Britain’s most common owl, and many people know its toowhit, twowoo call, they are in a slow but steady decline, especially in the South West.

Barn owl hunting at dusk

Despite that, Leigh Woods is perfect habitat for them and we know they are faring well there.


Enjoy a hot drink at our Green Wood Barn at the end of the walk!

Please note: This event is weather-dependent and for safety reasons we will not be able to continue in very heavy rain or high winds.  No captive owls are used at this event.

Date and prices: 

Owl Prowl 6.45pm (for prompt 7pm start) – 8.45pm Friday 11th January 2019

Adults £9, Students £7.50, Children (min 7 yrs) £6. Family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) £30.

Book here on Eventbrite (small handling fee applies) or contact info@mygreenworld.co.uk. Confirmation of booking will be sent on receipt of payment.  Please read our Terms and Conditions before booking. 

Please note: We will be walking mainly, but not exclusively, on marked trails, and the ground may be wet and muddy. Warm, waterproof clothing and footwear is recommended.

Disabled access: The path is flat but steep and uneven in places. Disabled toilet facilities are available.

Coming Soon: Trees in Winter (February), Spiders Search (April) and more!

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