GUIDED REPTILE WALK TO LOCH LEE on 1st May 2016

Friends of Angus Herpetofauna will be hosting a guided walk to Loch Lee, Glen Esk to watch and photograph adders and slowworms.

The walk will be held on Sunday 1st May 2016, is free to attend and open to all with an interest in these fascinating animals.  This is an excellent opportunity especially for those who have never seen an adder in the wild and wish to see and learn more about their ecology and habits.

Distance: approx. 5km total.  Scheduled time: 4-5 hours.  Events begin at Invermark with a slow walk to the banks of Loch Lee for reptile searching, a picnic and relaxation.  Return walk follows the same trail back to Invermark.  Ecology & habits of reptiles described by the guide along the way.  Species include adder, slowworm and common lizard; other species we may encounter include ring ouzel, cuckoo, osprey and peregrine falcon, as well as three amphibian species and variety of invertebrates.

Walk will commence at 9:30am from Invermark Public Car Park, situated in Glen Esk (Grid Ref – NO 446804).  Participants should bring a packed lunch and stout footwear preferably with ankle protection.  Places will be limited so booking is essential.

For further details and to book your place, please contact: Trevor Rose on 01674 671676 or 07778 830192, or email secretary@thebhs.org