Sixth Ely Wildspace Bird Race

In November 2012 an amazing 66 species of bird were recorded during last winter’s Wildspace Bird Race including bittern, brambling and mandarin duck . Are you up to the challenge of attempting to beat that total? Alternatively, do you simply fancy a guided bird watching walk around the fantastic wildlife areas right on our doorstep?

If you do, then why not join the 6th Ely Wildspace Bird Race on Sunday 5 January 2014?

We are meeting at 9am sharp at the top of Kiln Lane (the road leading to the Environment Agency off Prickwillow Road) where we will divide up into small teams, each of which will be led by an experienced local birdwatcher. The teams will then set off and walk all around the Wildspace trying to see and hear as many bird species as possible. At around 12pm the teams will meet up again to compare notes and discover the winning team. The event is free and everyone is welcome. Please bring binoculars (if you have them), warm and waterproof clothing, and plenty of food and drink. Please e-mail markgrooms@talktalk.net if you require further information.