Outdoor Event, 10.30am until 12 noon
This two-kilometre walk looks at the common birds living on the riverside in and around Bill Quay with added history regarding the finding of Britain’s first Pine Grosbeak in this area in 1819.
The meeting point for this guided walk is in the car park of the Bill Quay Quarry Community Farm, at Bill Quay, east Gateshead. Grid ref NZ296625.
The Farm can be found just west of Bill Quay, north of the A185.
The walk leader for this event is Birds of Durham Heritage Project Coordinator, Keith Bowey. Car parking at Bill Quay Community Farm is free. This event is co hosted by the Natural History Society of Northumbria and Gateshead Council.