Events

We are glad to confirm that we have now restarted field trips and adhere to guidance from the Government and the RSPB in how we conduct these and our indoor meetings. This year, following the success of ZOOM meetings during lockdown we will introduce these sometimes as an alternative to indoor meetings to enable as many members as possible to enjoy our events. We accept non-members to events who will have the opportunity to either join our group at the time of the event or pay a guest fee for attendance. Fees are noted in each event. Note that for field trips booking is essential (for members and non-members) so that we can manage numbers and groups accordingly. For other events please see the event details for more information.

November 2021

Sat
6

Waderquest - Wader Conservation World Watch 2021

Location: see the news item for information pack

This year the waderquest team are doing it all again on the 6th and 7th of November and hope
that you and your friends will be able to participate, local COVID
restrictions allowing.

The usual situation applies, simply

1. Go out and see waders/shorebirds at your own favourite location or chosen site
2. Make a list of what you see, where and with whom.
3. Send your list to wader quest via email to:


- waderquest@gmail.com
- wcww@waderquest.net

or, if you use eBird share your day lists with:

- WaderQuestTeam

Waderquest did really well last year so if everyone could recruit at least one new
participant wader quest could do even better. Remember that the most important part
of this event is getting people aware of wader/shorebird conservation
around the world. Please share this plus the information in the news item with anyone who you think may be interested in taking part.

Waderquest look forward to seeing your list should you be able to participate
this year.

All the best and many thanks from:

Rick, Elis and the Wader Quest team
*Rick & **Elis Simpson: co-founders of Wader Quest*
*Wader Quest Board of Trustees.*
Wader Quest - Registered Charity (England & Wales) 1193674


Time: 630 am onwards

Price: costs according to where you decide to view waders

E-mail: waderquest@wgmail.com

Sat
13

November Field Trip - RSPB Frampton Marshes

Location: Meet at Frampton Marshes at 9.50am

RSPB Frampton Marsh,
Roads Farmhouse,
Frampton Roads,
Frampton,
Boston,
Lincolnshire


Postcode: PE20 1AY (Google map)

Saturday 13th November Field Trip RSPB Frampton Marshes

Blessed with a variety of freshwater habitats, Frampton Marsh provides close views of the abundant birdlife of The Wash, one of Europe's most special places for wildlife. Avocets, redshanks, with thousands of ducks gathering on the freshwater scrapes in winter.

Frampton Marsh in recent years has become one of the most exciting reserves for autumn rarities - such as dowitcher, snowy owl, phalaropes and Carolina wood duck. Recently Frampton has played host to a visiting black stork.

Our target birds will be any rare migrant, waders, geese and water birds.

For more information regarding directions, facilities, recent sightings go to:

https://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/reserves-a-z/frampton-marsh/

We will be adhering to any Government and RSPB Covid-19 guidelines throughout the walk.

Time: 9.50 am

Price: Entrance fee for non National RSPB members (check Frampton website for details). If you are willing to provide transport or you require a lift please contact Melvyn (see email below) at least seven days beforehand. Note that current covid restrictions will apply. A charge of up to 10p per mile per car can be made, at the discretion of the driver, to share fuel costs. If no charge is made, a donation to Group Funds could be considered.

Booking essential

E-mail: mel_brensmith@hotmail.co.uk