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Tonight we go in search of the mystical Nightjar also known in folk law as ‘the goat sucker’.
Prepare to be amazed at the sound of a male bird ‘churring’ at dusk and with a bit of luck you will be treated to the sight of him displaying and defending his territory. Event details: Please wear layers and suitable footwear, and bring binoculars if you have them. Due to the sensitivity of wildlife, we ask that you don’t bring along dogs.
This event involves a walk approximately of 2.5 miles in length and therefore requires a certain amount of physical fitness and is not suitable for persons with limited mobility , pushchairs or young children. Initially a walk of approximately 1.25 miles is required before suitable habitat is reached. This event will finish in the dark so please bring a low powered torch and insect repellent is recommended. £10 (£8 RSPB members) Not suitable for under 8’s. Booking essential; please book via EventBrite, a booking fee applies.
Please remember to check the latest COVID-19 guidance before attending any event and contact the event organiser should you need any further information on the COVID-secure measures that will be put in place. Newark & Sherwood District Council is not in a position to confirm that the events advertised are Covid-19 Secure.


RSPB Sherwood Forest
01623 677321
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RSPB Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre
Sherwood Forest NNR
Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire NG21 9RN United Kingdom
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01623 677321
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