To celebrate this wonderful natural phenomenon the fourth Wirral Wader Festival will take place this year on the 27th and 28th October at West Kirby and Hoylake. The programme of events includes high tide birdwatches at both sites to marvel at the dunlin and knot roosts, a guided afternoon walk to Hilbre Island, and a guided walk around Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s Red Rocks Nature Reserve.
Back by popular demand is the RSPB supported wader cam that beams live footage directly from Little Eye that allows us to get up close and personal with the waders in the roost. This year there will also be children’s activities based at Hoylake Sailing Club which will be open to non-members over the two days from noon. There is ample parking at West Kirby and Hoylake and both are easily reached by train.