Events

Unless otherwise specified, you do not need to be a member of the RSPB (or the local group) to join us on our events, and birdwatching experience is not necessary. If you have any questions please call the contact number shown with the event details.

May 2018

Sat
26

Minibus trip to Stodmarsh, Kent

Location: 1st Pick-up Richmond Stn @7.30am

This picturesque reserve bordering the Great Stour River has an internationally important mix of reeds, fens, ditches, wet grassland and open water. One of the best birdwatching sites in SE England.
www.naturalengland.org.uk

Time: 7.30am

Price: £25 for members- £28 for non-members

Booking essential

Telephone: 07549895152

E-mail: davekew7@gmail.com

June 2018

Sun
3

Coach trip to RSPB Nagshead

Location: 1st pick-up at Surbiton Flyer Pub, Victoria Rd, Surbiton KT6 4NS, 07.30AM. 2nd At Teddington, Waldegrave Road, 7.45am. 3rd At Twickenham, 7.50am. 4th At Richmond, 8.00am

This RSPB reserve in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire is the home to pied flycatcher, wood warbler and redstart.
We also plan, if time permits, to take in the superb views of nesting peregrine at nearby Symonds Yat.

A joint trip with Surbiton Bird Group.

Time: 7.30 am

Price: £20

Booking essential

Telephone: 0208 948 3104

E-mail: davekew7@gmail.com

Sat
9

Evening Walk at Chobham Common

Location: Meet at the Longcross car-park, junction of Longcross rd (B386) and Staple Hill Rd (KT16 0ED).
Sturdy shoes, insect repellent and torch needed.
Contact Tony Leppard (07749 899641) for lifts.
No toilets.
Latitude/longitude: 51.3765397809524,-0.59393026902051416 (Google map)

A visit to one of the finest remaining examples of ancient lowland heath, at 1,400 acres, the largest national nature reserve in south east England, for warblers, woodcock and nightjars.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: Free to group members - £1 Donation for non-members

Telephone: 07794 835571

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk

Fri
15

Group weekend around Bempton & Filey, Yorkshire

Location: Yorkshire

A visit to the towering cliffs at RSPB Bempton, home to 1/2 million breeding seabirds. We will also visit the varied habitats managed by Filey Bird Observatory.

Fri 15 - Sun 17 June - please contact Debbie Williams for further details.

Time: TBC

Price: Please contact Debbie for details

Booking essential

Telephone: 07507 200271

E-mail: Richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk

July 2018

Sat
7

Morning walk at Bookham Common

Location: Meet at the Hundred Pound car park at the end of Bookham Road, past Downside, south of Cobham
No toilets.
Latitude/longitude: 51.299189913931421,-0.39016719542254558 (Google map)

Our annual walk for butterflies and birds. With a bit of luck, purple emperor will put in an appearance along with nightingale and goshawk.

Time: 10.00am

Price: free to members, non-members £1 donation

Telephone: 07794 835571

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk

August 2018

Sat
25

Morning walk in Richmond Park

Location: Meet at at the Pembroke Lodge car park near the refreshment kiosk.
Toilets nearby.

A search for late summer birds and hopefully some early autumn migrants in London's largest royal park.

Time: 9.30am

Price: Free to group members- £1 donation for non-members

Telephone: 07794835571

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk