Trip reports

September's trip was to Langford Lakes in Wiltshire

Sunday, 23 September 2018

Not the most promising of starts to the day, .............. But ........... More...

Coach Trips for 2019!

Friday, 6 July 2018

Look Out for next years trips!!!! More...

May's trip was to Ham Wall/Shapwick Heath

Saturday, 19 May 2018

There were a lot of dragonflies' inc. banded demoiselle, More...

April's trip was to Brownsea Island

Sunday, 22 April 2018

... a few of the group got the much sort after red squirrel More...

March's trip was to Barnes WWT. London

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Mr smew wasn't as interested as his lady friends were. More...

February's trip was to Yarmouth on the IOW.

Sunday, 25 February 2018

The estuary was very productive especially for waders. More...

January's trip was to Titchfield Haven

Sunday, 28 January 2018

As usual the harbour opposite the visitors centre was busy with turnstones, More...

Water rail feeding at waters edge

Sunday, 26 November 2017

...birds seen included green sandpiper, More...

October's trip was to Rainham Marshes.

Saturday, 21 October 2017

A spoonbill was a nice surprise........ More...

Coach trips for 2018 have just been added!

Friday, 22 September 2017

2018 coach trips added to events page. More...

June's trip was to Dinton Pastures Country Park.

Sunday, 25 June 2017

The water surfaces teamed with whirligig beetles........ More...

May's trip was to Lakenheath.

Saturday, 20 May 2017

... the best view was of a kingfisher hovering above the water... More...

April's trip was to Pennington/Keyhaven.

Sunday, 23 April 2017

Probably our most productive trip this year, there was a load to see & hear! More...

March's trip was to South Essex Marshes

Monday, 20 March 2017

This was the group's first trip to Wat Tyler Country Park & Bowers Marsh RSPB reserve..... More...

February's trip was to Blashford Lakes.

Monday, 27 February 2017

...I'm not sure if I have seen so many chaffinches or siskins or reed buntings before!.. More...

January's coach trip was to Dungeness RSPB reserve

Sunday, 22 January 2017

Odd sighting was of a common seal in the river as the coach drove over a bridge at Rye. More...

Hobby chasing dragonflies

Sunday, 27 November 2016

It had some of the friendliest robins around! More...

Avocet wading in water

Sunday, 23 October 2016

.......... a partial view of a merlin. More...

Osprey in larch tree

Sunday, 25 September 2016

Nearby a male kingfisher was waiting for dinner to swim past. More...

June's coach trip was to College Lakes. Tring.

Sunday, 26 June 2016

With the flowers came bees, hoverflies and butterflies.... More...

Cuckoo perched in tree

Saturday, 21 May 2016

All the comments from the group were positive!...... More...

Pair of Scottish crossbills at nest

Sunday, 24 April 2016

......... a wheatear sitting in the top of a tree, More...

little egret, wading, water

Sunday, 20 March 2016

We hoped for black redstart! More...

Calling redshank in meadow

Sunday, 28 February 2016

......there was 4 species of grebe! More...

Adult whooper swans feeding in fields

Monday, 25 January 2016

The day didn't start very promising with thick fog, luckily that changed. More...

Long-tailed tit perched on branch

Sunday, 22 November 2015

A kingfisher landed on a branch right in front of a hide to give a brief but brilliant view. More...

October's coach trip was to Pagham & Chichester Harbour.

Sunday, 25 October 2015

We left Pagham at lunchtime for a 2 hour boat trip up Thorney Channel. More...

September's coach trip was to Sandwich & Pegwell Bay

Sunday, 27 September 2015

At last a successful trip to Sandwich bay & Pegwell bay............. More...

A personal trip with thanks to Wightlink Ferries.

Monday, 7 September 2015

............... a gannet flew past; buzzards soared overhead, with dragonflies and butterflies all around. More...

Adult bittern wading in reedbed at Lee Valley Country Park

Saturday, 16 May 2015

There was a good selection of waders - More...

Dartford warbler perching on heather

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

........cuckoos who were determined to be seen as well as heard. More...

Bittern feeding in reedbeds

Sunday, 22 March 2015

.......the eel didn't go down without a fight! More...

Red squirrel in Scots pine tree

Saturday, 21 February 2015

Waders came in there hundreds....... More...

Goosander on water

Saturday, 24 January 2015

We also had a good view of a buzzard sitting on an island eating its prey. More...

Marsh Harrier (female), close up of head

Sunday, 23 November 2014

A stoat ran across the boardwalk..... More...

October's coach trip to Titchfield Haven

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Other wildlife included a yellow necked mouse... More...

September coach trip to Durlston Country Park

Sunday, 28 September 2014

The scenery & views were stunning...... More...

June coach trip to ???

Sunday, 22 June 2014

A last minute change of plans took us to a great site....... More...

Cuckoo perched in tree

Sunday, 18 May 2014

Our trip to Dungeness on the 18th of May was the first time we had made a visit to this reserve in the springtime.... More...

April coach trip to The Lodge. (RSPB HQ)

Monday, 28 April 2014

......a lizard was seen, plentiful rabbits and several shrews were heard. More...

March coach trip to Otmoor

Sunday, 23 March 2014

............the day belonged to the red kites More...

Calling redshank in meadow

Sunday, 23 February 2014

The day was dry but dull a nearly full coach set off early for the WWT Slimbridge reserve . Several red kites were seen on route....... More...

Male goldeneye

Sunday, 26 January 2014

Wet & windy but still a great list of birds.... More...