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Join us at Martin Mere WWT for a great day's birding

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14 October 2011 - WWT Martin Mere reserve, Burscough, Lancashire

The Bird Watching team has planned an exciting day out at the WWT Martin Mere reserve in Lancashire on Friday 14 October 2011. Here's what they have to say about it:

At this exclusive event we will be joined by Alan Davies and Ruth Miller, famous for their record-breaking Biggest Twitch, top bird photographer Ron Thomas, and the warden and his staff for a day of great birding culminating in the evening geese spectacular.

Throughout the day there will be talks and workshops, guided walks and the chance to ask all your questions about optics, as well as free entry to the reserve and a glimpse behind the scenes. All this for the bargain price of just £50 per person.

Don’t delay in booking as places are limited!

Included in the day will be:

    * Free entry to the WWT Martin Mere reserve
    * Welcome from Centre Manager Andy Wooldridge and Editor Sheena Harvey
    * Wader ID seminar and guided walk from Alan Davies and Ruth Miller
    * Bird Photography course from Ron Thomas ARPS (numbers limited to 12 on each of two sessions; first come, first served)
    * Captive birds for photography workshops from Rockcliffe Raptors
    * Behind the Scenes talk from Assistant Reserve Warden Tom Clare
    * Guided walk with the Bird Watching experts Mike Weedon and Matt Merritt
    * Optics surgery and opportunity to try equipment from the In Focus team
    * Geese spectacular
    * Refreshments mid-morning and mid-afternoon
    * Half-price entry to the Martin Mere reserve on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th October

Optional extras (£5 per person)

    * Early birders walk with Alan Davies, Ruth Miller and the Bird Watching team
    * After Dark Walk with the Warden
    * Talk on the Biggest Twitch by Alan Davies and Ruth Miller - not to be missed!

To book your place email or call 01733 468201 (if the answer phone is in operation, please leave your name and contact number and/or email address for a return call).

Please state if you are interested in applying for the Bird Photography Workshop and/or the Early Birders Walk (6.30am start).

Terms and conditions: Reader day is subject to a minimum number of bookings. Bird Watching reserves the right to cancel the day if these bookings are not achieved. Payment can only be taken by credit/debit card or postal order; we regret that cheques cannot be accepted. Payments will only be processed on or after 31 August 2011 when the day is confirmed. Places on the Bird Photography Workshops will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Places on all other talks, walks and seminars (including After Dark Walk and Biggest Twitch Talk) can be booked on the day. All participants must be at Martin Mere by 9.30am on Friday 14 October 2011.

This is your chance to meet the Bird Watching Team and The Biggest Twitch's Alan and Ruth

Further information, contact:
WWT Martin Mere on
Bird Watching Magazine on
Alan Davies and Ruth Miller on

We look forward to seeing you there!


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