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Dusk Bat Walks

Wildlife & Nature Event

RSPB Fairburn Ings, Newton Lane, Castelford, West Yorkshire, WF10 2BH

Tel: 01977 628191

Dusk Bat Walks


Join us on a bat hunt as dusk falls across Fairburn Ings. We'll learn about their habits and sounds, searching by sight and listening for their clicks with bat detectors.

If we're lucky, we'll see tiny pipistrelles feeding in the air, noctules searching for moths, and Daubenton's darting and gliding over the water.

Bring along a bat detector if you have one (although we can provide some) warm clothes, a torch and your binoculars to use whilst we wait for it to get dark.

Booking essential. This event is suitable for both adults and children.

We ask that you don't bring your dogs due to the nature of the event; they may make it more difficult for the group to spot wildlife.

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As a charity, your event fee supports everything we do to save nature.


What should I bring to this event?

- Membership cards if you have them
- A torch if you have one (we can provide them)
- Warm clothing and sturdy footwear

Is there anything I need to let you know?

- Please inform us in advance if you are bringing a wheelchair or a pushchair so we can ensure the event is suitable for you where possible.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

- You can call us in the visitor centre on 01977 628191 or email

Photo credit: Rahul Thanki

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Opening Times

Season (30 July 2020)
Thursday20:00 - 22:00
Season (27 Aug 2020)
Thursday19:00 - 21:00

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