February Ramble #2: Beach Walk, Bird Watching & Conchology – Al-Wakra
February 11th, 2022
Gathering Place and Time: 13:00am – at meetup location:
https://goo.gl/maps/PWme113:30 at Wakra (Exact location will be shared with confirmed participants)
Duration: 4 hours
Trip Leaders & Coordinator Omer Bin Abdul Aziz, QNHG
Include your name, membership number and status, number of participants, and phone number (and Whatsapp number if different).
COVID-19 restrictions being the new norm, we’ll have a limited number of participants. So please register as soon as possible, and honor your commitment. Masks and Etheraz app are mandatory.
As the tide goes out in the afternoon, we will be able to explore the beach walking deeper and deeper. We expect to see many shore birds gathered to catch prey as the tide recedes. We will also comb the beach for sea-shells – and discuss how the sea shells are classified. We will always be on the lookout for interesting trails in the sand.
This event is open to all present and past members as our registration process is still on. However priority will be given to new members. Members can take this opportunity to renew their membership by bringing cash payments (Single membership is QAR 75 and family membership is QAR 150 per annum). Assembly point details will be provided to members that register for the ramble.
What to bring?
- Plenty of water & Snacks
- Sun Protection: sun glasses, hat & sunscreen
- Camera, Binoculars
- Beach Cloths & Shoes
- 4x4 not required
Notice: Please remember that every person attending the Ramble is responsible for their well-being and safety. Make sure to carry you QID and Ehtaraz App. As Covid restrictions are in place, we do not encourage potluck.
Children are welcome to join our activities, but should remain under parents supervision
Trip Leader - Omar Bin Abdul Aziz Bio
A birding enthusiast by day, an astronomer by night and an engineer in between. Behind me are hundreds of pinhole projections of the eclipsed sun from Doha earlier in 2020. I'm proud to live with my 8 inch telescope, a bunch of cameras, a bicycle and three daughters!
Photos Credit: Omar Bin Abdul Aziz.