Birdwatching

North Pennine Birdwalks Site 3: Harwood Beck and Widdybank

North Pennine Birdwalks Site 3: Harwood Beck and Widdybank

The meadows and pastures around Harwood Beck and Widdybank are some of the best places to see breeding waders and black grouse. If you sit quietly in your car you may be rewarded with the sight of a snipe shepherding its chicks through the vegetation or a precocious young lapwing chick pecking for food in the short turf.

Start location: Static viewing from a grassy verge on the road to Cow Green Reservoir.
Terrain: On-road sections.
There is car parking, public transport and a pub nearby.

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