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Wildlife Walks in the Wick Country Park

OVERVIEW

Reports on three different streams of reports on Wildlife Walks around the Park can be accessed through the links on this page:
  1. Monthly Wildlife Walks - first held in February 2020; Suspended from April to July 2020, due to the Coronavus Pandemic
  2. Annual Bird Song Walks - first held in March 2014; Suspended in 2020, due to the Coronavus Pandemic
  3. Bat Walks - Two Bat Walks were held in 2017

Useful Reference Information

  • For further information about any of the wildlife referenced on this page - or any other sighting of your own - please refer to The Wildlife Trust's Wildlife Exlorer.
  • For help with identifying common bird's songs please refer to The Wildlife Trust's Bird Song Identifier.
  • The RSPB's Bird Finder is also a very useful resource.
  • Please also see our own Flora and Fauna Page; this page, which is already quite comprensive, is still a 'work in progress'. Contributions from visitors to the park are openly invited - please email your comments to the webmaster
  • For help with identifying insects - please see the Amateur Entomologists' Society's Website, which provides a very useful reference source to help to identify and study insects found at the Park
  • For local expertise, please visit the Wickford Wildlife Society's Website. The WWS is a local wildlife group that provides a programme of nature-related events and talks. Members of the group also provide critical support for our Nature Quest / Nature Day events, lead the monthly wildlife walks and now also the annual Bird Song Walk, and are major contributors to this page on our website.

Monthly Wildlife Walks

Enjoy a sociable and leisurely walk of approx 1 - 1.5 hours around the Park, led by Martin Singleton, and assisted by other experts from the Wickford Wildlife Society. to watch and listen to the varied wildlife in the Park. If you come throughout the year you may be amazed at the changing patterns of sightings throughout the seasons. For details of future walks in this series please see this page.

Available Reports

Monthly ReportsAnnual & Six-Monthly Reports
July 2022
June 2022
May 2022
April 2022
March 2022
February 2022
January 2022
December 2021Annual Summary: 2021
November 2021
October 2021
September 2021
August 2021
July 2021
June2021
May 2021
April 2021
March 2021
February 2021
January 2021 Photo gallery
December 2020Annual Summary: 2020
November 2020
October 2020
September 2020
August 2020 (day) August 2020 (night)
Summary: Jan to Jun 2020
May 2020 (closed to the public)
March 2020
February 2020



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Annual Birdsong Walks

For details of future walks in this series please see this page.

2019 Event (Sunday 28th April)
2018 Event (Sunday 8th April)
2017 Event (Sunday 9th April)
2016 Event (Sunday 10th April)
2015 Event (Sunday 12th April)
2014 Event (Sunday 6th March)


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Bat Walks

Event held on 6th August 2022 - a report can be found on the third page of Skylarks Issue 69. A photo of some of the participants is below
Bats - August 6th 2022

Event held on 29th September 2017
Event held on 20th May 2017


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