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Personal Experiences of Watching Birds at Chew Valley Lake for Sixty Years by Andy Davis

4 November, 2022 @ 19:30 - 21:00

Andy, as you can see from the title of his talk, has been a frequent visitor to Chew Valley Lake since he was a school boy. His involvement in bird watching also extends to being an editor of the Avon Birds Report in the past.

Meetings are held in The Lecture Hall at Wells & Mendip Museum.

Admission FREE for members. Visitors £2.00




4 November, 2022
19:30 - 21:00


Wells Natural History & Archaeological Society
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Wells and Mendip Museum
8 Cathedral Green
Wells, Somerset BA5 2UE
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Events are graded from 1-4 in difficulty. The grading is found in the event description in the calendar on this page. Keep in mind that a change in weather conditions can make a walk more difficult than anticipated. All walks and activities demand a basic level of fitness, suitable footwear and waterproof clothing.

1 Easy – generally even ground with a few gentle slopes; no special fitness needed.  Comfortable footwear required.

2 Moderate – for reasonably fit people, may include unsurfaced rural paths and tracks, moderate slopes, uneven surfaces, steps and stiles. Walking shoes/boots required.

3 Strenuous – for fit, experienced walkers, will include hills, uneven surfaces, tracks and may include muddy terrain. Walking boots and waterproof clothing are essential.

4 Confined spaces – including caves and attics. Locations may be dusty, slippery and dark.

Activity leaders carry out a risk assessment beforehand. Participants are required to provide emergency contact details before taking part in an activity – this information is destroyed by the group leader after the activity has taken place.