Tailor made wildlife day

We'll design your perfect wildlife experience

Year round

We can offer birdwatching, learning birdsong, wildlife filming, butterfly spotting or all of the above!

The wildlife experience

Tell us what you'd like to see and do, and we'll arrange a packed day of wildlife watching for you. I'll provide 1 to 1 guiding throughout the day, with the use of top of line scope and phonescoping equipment.  Here are some ideas:

  • Birdwatching

  • Learning bird song and bird calls

  • Make a wildlife film in a day!

Here are some suggestions of the wildlife we could look for:

  • Stunning woodland birds, including Pied and Spotted Flycatcher, Redstart, Woodpeckers and Wood Warbler)​ (Spring/Summer)

  • Kingfishers

  • Butterflies (Summer)
  • Birds of prey
  • Nightjars (June/July)
  • Waxwings (Winter)

I'll be on hand throughout the day to show you some amazing locations, and share my experience in finding and enjoying Yorkshire's amazing wildlife. 

Practical stuff

  • This experience will require some walking but this can be adapted to your requirements

  • This experience is suitable for over 18s only

  • Check the Terms and Conditions before booking

  • It's vitally important to stay COVID safe and comply with whatever guidelines currently apply. This will be discussed at the start of the day.

What's included

  • 1 to 1 guidance and tuition for the day

  • Top of the line phonescoping equipment to film and edit the birds if required

  • If we focus on filmmaking, your will receive your finished film to take away, share, or post on your social media


Dark Green Fritillary

What you need to bring

  • Wellies/boots - paths can be muddy

  • Waterproof clothing - we'll be sitting still some of the day, so bring some warm layers and waterproofs just in case! Please avoid bright colours. If its a scorcher, don't forget your sun hat and sunscreen!

  • Binoculars if you have them

  • Face mask and hand gel

  • Packed lunch

  • Drinks

Location and timings

  • I am based in Leeds, and can offer experiences in the surrounding area. Some of my favourite areas include: Washburn Valley, Vale of York and the Yorkshire Dales.

Nature and the weather can be unpredictable

  • Please note that this experience may be cancelled at short notice if necessary. If the weather forecast is looking poor, we will not go ahead

  • Always check for email or SMS updates the night before an experience, and if you'd like to get in touch at any point please do so

  • If we are unable to proceed for any reason, Film Nature will offer alternative dates and/or experiences. In the event of a complete washout we can offer priority booking for next year!

Price and Booking

I'm delighted to be able offer Tailor made experiences at the incredible introductory price of £120 for one person. We can cater for small groups of up to 3 people, for an additional charge per person.

If you would like to book, please drop me a line to FilmNaturePaul@gmail.com with an indication of when you would like to time your experience and what you would like to see and do.