Events

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April 2019

Wed
17

INDOOR MEETING - Birdwatching in the 4th Dimension - Dr Daniel Field

Location: St Andrews Community Church, Hawthorn Grove, Combe Down, Bath
Postcode: BA2 5QA (Google map)

Bearing in mind the recent exciting discoveries of fossil birds in China, Daniel's subject could hardly be more appropriate. He will focus on how the fossil records reveal the origin of flight, feathers and the birds themselves.

Time: 7.30 p.m.

Price: Visitors £3.00, Local Group members £2.00, accompanied children free

Telephone: 01225428617

E-mail: linda@lindaadams.plus.com

Sat
27

FIELD TRIP - Portland Bill, Dorset

Location: Portland Bill Dorset

Joint coach trip with the Bath Natural History Society
Booking essential. Our leaders for this day will be Bryan Cook and Tony Cook.
Our target birds will be those of the sea, hopefully guillemot, razorbill, fulmar and summer migrants.
The coach will leave Avon Street Car park at 08.00 with other pick up points which will be detailed on the booking form. We anticipate being back in Bath for 18.00

Time: 8.00 - Avon Street car park

Price: Coach fare - usually in region of £12-15.00 per person - TBC

Booking essential

Telephone: 078795191727

E-mail: tpinckheard@homebath.ndo.co.uk

May 2019

Sat
18

FIELD TRIP - Slimbridge, Frampton on Severn and Highnam Woods RSPB Reserve

Location: Firstly, Slimbridge for a morning walk and search for breeding waders - OS 162, Explorer OL14, GR 723 047
then on to Frampton on Severn in the afternoon meeting close to the car park on the road to the sailing club OS 162, Explorer OL14 GR 747 075 and then at 19.00
Finally assemble at Highnam Woods Nature Reserve car park on A40 west of Gloucester OS Landranger 162, Explorer 19 GR 779 190

Latitude/longitude: 172,779190 (Google map)

Well, this is a full itinerary of not two but three venues to cover in a day and evening. Robert Hargeaves will be our leader for the trip plus in the evening there will be an RSPB guide to take us around Highnam Woods near Gloucester.

Time: 10.30 through to 20.30

Price: Car sharing fuel costs PLUS £3.00 each for the RSPB guide

Telephone: 078795191727

E-mail: robert@rojofilms.co.uk

June 2019

Sat
15

COACH TRIP - Titchfield Haven

Location: Titchfield Haven Nature Reserve Fareham PO14 3JT
Postcode: PO14 3JT (Google map)

A Joint Coach trip with Bath NATS this time lead by Jean Melksham where are target birds will be passage migrants, waders, bearded reedling, bittern etc. Booking with payment essential, see booking form for pick-up times.

Time: 8.00 - Avon Street car park

Price: Coach fare TBC

Booking essential

Telephone: 01225 404985

E-mail: jeanmelksham@blueyonder.co.uk

July 2019

Sat
6

FIELD TRIP - Avebury, Fyfield Down

Location: Avebury Wiltshire
Postcode: SN8 1RD (Google map)

A day out in this lovely part of Wiltshire, we will be lead by Terry Doman where our target for the day will be hirundines, yellow wagtail, stonechat, raptors etc.

Time: 09.30

Price: Car sharing fuel costs only

Telephone: 01225 723563

E-mail: tpinckheard@homebath.ndo.co.uk

August 2019

Sun
4

FIELD TRIP - WWT Steart Marshes Somerset

Location: WWT Steart Marshes Bridgwater Somerset
Postcode: TA5 2PU (Google map)

A first visit as a group to this relatively new site at WWT Steart Marshes in Somerset. Robert Hargreaves will lead this trip and our target birds will be wildfowl, waders, passerines and raptors and to familiarise ourselves with this reserve which is receiving excellent reviews.

Time: 10.00 all day

Price: Car sharing fuel costs only

Telephone: 07871 595394

E-mail: robert@rojofilms.co.uk