Spring and Summer Walks and Talks 2018

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May 8th, Tuesday, Bats of Donegal.  This walk and talk is hosted by the Donegal branch of An Taisce.   Starting at 8pm in the old church in Letterkenny town park, their will be an hour talk on bats, what they do for us and why we should care about them.  this will be followed by a short walk looking for bats in the area.  Suitable for 8 years and upwards.

May 19th, Saturday, Trees beside the Seas of Sheephaven Bay.  This walk and talk is hosted by the Donegal branch of An Taisce. Starting at 11am at the carpark at Ards friary this walk will look at the trees along the shore and what lives on below and amongst them followed by an exploration of the coast.  Duration, approx. 2hrs.  Suitable for all.

June 12th, Tuesday, Birds of the garden and their songs. This walk and talk is hosted by the Donegal branch of An Taisce will be held at 7pm in Ramelton town hall.  The evening will start with an hour talk about ‘lost sounds’, birdsong that is now rare or extinct from Ireland, garden birds, their songs and their habits throughout the year.  This will be followed by a short walk to the ‘salmon leap’ in Ramelton looking and listening to looking birds.  Suitable for 8 year and upwards.  There will be an emphasis on the fastest straight line birds in the world, the swift which will be in town at that stage.

July 5th, Thursday, Birds and their songs.  This walk and talk is hosted by the Donegal branch of An Taisce.  Time and details to follow.

Donegal Town, Garden birds and their songs.  Details to follow.

Moville, Coastal nature walk.  Details to follow.

More walks will be put on this page during the next few months. 

 

April 17th, Tuesday, Birds of the garden and their songs.  This walk and talk hosted by Muddy Boots Garden Club will be held at 7pm in Ramelton town hall.  The evening will start with an hour talk about ‘lost sounds’, birdsong that is now rare or extinct from Ireland, garden birds, their songs and their habits throughout the year.  This will be followed by a short walk to the ‘salmon leap’ in Ramelton looking and listening to looking birds.  Suitable for 8 year and upwards.  

 

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