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The Big Hideout

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 16, 2024

Calling all budding birdwatchers! This half term, kids are taking over the bird hides.

Borrow a pair of binoculars or get crafty and make your own. Discover the wild birds that live in our wetlands – and how to tell them apart. And let your imagination soar with bird-themed activities.

Whether you’re a beginner with binoculars or a seasoned spotter, it’s the perfect time to step into the hides and discover something new.

When: 12 – 16 Feb
Where: WWT Castle Espie, Comber
Cost: Admission charge
Time: Various

Visit the event website here: www.wwt.org.uk

 

The Big Hideout’s big activities:

  • Monday 12th: Woodland birdwatching and bird orchestra

11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm

Connect to the sights and sounds of the wonderful woodland birds.

  • Tuesday 13th: Make your own fatballs and pinecone birdfeeders

11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm

Take home a lovely treat for the birds in your garden.

(£1 donation)

  • Wednesday 14th: Bird box building with the Grounds team

11am-1pm & 2-4pm

Take a bird box home for £5 or donate it to the site.

  • Thursday 15th: Mini-beast motels with the Reserve team

11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm

Hunt for mini-beasts and make them the perfect little haven in the woodland.

  • Friday 16th: Woodland birdwatching and bird orchestra

11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm

Connect to the sights and sounds of  wonderful woodland birds.

 

Venue

Castle Espie
Castle Espie Wetland Centre
Comber, BT23 6EA United Kingdom
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Phone
028 9187 4146
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Other

Time:
10am - 4pm
Cost:
Admission charge