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Location – Castle Archdale
Date – Saturday, 3 May
The early bird catches the worm! Head to Castle Archdale for 5am to join our local group and RSPB Fermanagh staff to listen to the birds welcome the new day in fine voice. Expert guidance will help you identify which birds you can hear – from migrants like willow warbler, blackcap and chiff chaff and as well as resident breeding birds like robin, wren anddunnock.
The event will finish with a delicious breakfast at Mahon’s Hotel in Irvinestown.
Time – 5am to 8am
Price - £10 for non-members, £6 for RSPB members , £2 for children. Family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) £22. All prices include breakfast.
Location – Castleroe Woodland (Meet at Coleraine Marina,Portstewart Road)
Date – Sunday, 4 May 2014
Join Ken Perry from the RSPB Coleraine local group to explore the early morning sights and sounds of the universitycampus’ established woodland.
The songs and calls of blackcap, mistle thrush, chiff chaff, robin, blackbird and many more wonderful species will be certain to make up a quality chorus at first light and, after such an early start, the event will finish with a delicious barbeque breakfast!
Time – 5.30am or 6.15am. The event will last approximately two hours.
Price - £10 for non-members, £6 for RSPB members, £2 for children. Family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) £22. All prices include breakfast.
Location – Portmore Lough nature reserve
Date – 10 May
Experience the early morning magic at Portmore Lough and hear tree sparrows, spotted flycatchers, song thrush, sedge warbler and much more before enjoying a delicious breakfastand kids’ crafts in the community room.
Time – 6am to 9am
Price - £10 for non-members, £6 for RSPB members , £2 for children. Family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) £22. All prices include continental breakfast at the reserve.
Location – Rathlin Island
Dates - 10 May and 24 May
You're invited to don your walking boots and put your best foot forward to experience one of Northern Ireland's most special places.
Located at the southern arm of the island, the Roonivoolinreserve is home to lots of wonderful wildlife – including Northern Ireland's only family of chough - and offers stunning views as far as the eye can see.
Time – Noon to 3.30pm
Price - £5 for adults/£3 for RSPB members. Children U14 go free! Price excludes ferry fare – visitwww.rathlinballycastleferry.com to book your sailing.
Location – Castle Caldwell
Date – 17 May
Join expert RSPB staff to explore Castle Caldwell and see the stunning display of bluebells below the fresh green leaves in the beech woodland. Spring will be in full swing with all the migrant birds back from Africa, including willow warbler, blackcap, chiff chaff and spotted flycatcher. You will also be able to see or hear some resident breeding birds like robin, wren, dunnock, chaffinch, greenfinch and song thrush which call the forest home.
Time – 10am to noon
Price - £5 for adults/£3 for RSPB members. Children U14 go free.