Join us for a spectacular walk… along one of the Forest of Bowland's most stunning valleys. Take this opportunity to learn more about the international importance of the area for birds of prey and the rare upland habitat they call home during the spring and summer.
Birds to look out for include the ring ouzel, a regular breeder in the valley, our smallest bird of prey, the merlin and, if you're lucky, you may be rewarded with a sighting of England's rarest bird of prey, and emblem of the AONB, the hen harrier.
Tickets: £5 per person payable in advance
Available from RSPB Call: 01524 581001
Dates: April 14th, April 28th, May 12th and 16th June
|Hen Harrier Male - Andy Hay - RSPB images|
Situated between the South Pennines and the Lake District, in the heart of Lancashire, Bowland is a rugged, diverse and expansive upland landscape of heather moorland, blanket bog, farmland and wooded valleys. Bowland is officially recognised as one of Europe’s most important places for wildlife and is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The upland plateau is traditionally the stronghold for hen harriers, England’s most threatened birds of prey, while much of the farmland provides vital homes for breeding waders, such as lapwings and curlews.
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