Trip reports

Slimbridge Trip

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

A foggy start with limited visibility of the wild birds but cleared to get good views later in the day of waders, duck raptors and Cranes. More...

Male redstart perched on branch

Monday, 6 August 2018

Hightlights from our last three field trips More...

Portland Weekend

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Trip report for weekend to Portland including RSPB Arne, Radipole and Lodmoor More...

March Outdoor Meeting

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Trip report of Basingstoke Group on 25th March, high lights include Drake Garganey, More...

Adult bittern wading in reedbed at Lee Valley Country Park

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Ring-Neck ParakeetsBitterns More...

Farlington Marshes: 24th March 2013

Sunday, 24 March 2013

Black Brant, Ring Ouzel, and Red-breasted Goose among many others on a really cold, and I mean really cold, day. More...

Drake teal profile

Sunday, 24 February 2013

A very cold day, but a profitable day's birding - including a Bittern and good views of a Marsh Harrier More...

Calling redshank in meadow

Sunday, 20 January 2013

A brave few battle the snow for this January trip. More...

Fleet Pond: 16th December 2012

Sunday, 16 December 2012

11 attended on a real winters' morning, bright, sunny, cool and calm............................. More...

Pagham Harbour: 25th November 2012

Sunday, 25 November 2012

Grey Plovers, busy Turnstones, stalking Oystercatchers and, as the tide revealed more beach, a flurry of Dunlins More...

Thatcham Reedbeds: 21st October 2012

Sunday, 21 October 2012

A gleam of optimistic blue showed occasionally, as our group gathered at the Nature Discovery Centre and lit a few tits and finches which were knocking leaves from Sycamores and Ash Trees, as they foraged over the car park................ More...

Durlston Country Park: 23rd September 2012

Sunday, 23 September 2012

Seven roosting Spoonbills several adult and a 2nd winter Yellow-legged Gull. Hundreds of Black-tailed Godwit and more More...

Keyhaven Marshes: 19th August 2012

Sunday, 19 August 2012

A perfect summer's day; hot sunshine and light breezes from the blue sea......................... More...

West Wittering: 25th March 2012

Sunday, 25 March 2012

The sun, sand and sea brought a good turn-out to West Wittering. I didn't count but there were close to around a couple of dozen members shuffling through the sand in search of birds.................... More...

Blashford Lakes: 19th February 2012

Sunday, 19 February 2012

We didn't have to wait long as a Bittern slowly stalked through the reeds to our right................ More...

Poole Harbour & Brownsea Island: 15th January 2012

Sunday, 15 January 2012

A good day's birding - and Brownsea Island Red Squirrels are always a treat More...