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.

April 2019

Fri
5

Indoor Meeting - Living Levels Landscape Partnership

Location: The meeting is in the Llandaff Parish Hall, Llandaff, Cardiff. The hall is located at the back right hand side of the free car park on the road leading to Llandaff Cathedral. (Entrance opp. the Spar Shop). There is disabled access.
Postcode: CF5 2DX (Google map)

Living Levels Landscape Partnership (LLLP). Gavin Jones of the RSPB will be telling us about the amazing Gwent Levels landscape and the exciting work Living Levels will be delivering for this unique area. The project aims to reconnect people and communities to their landscape.

Time: 7.30 pm

Price: Adults £3.00; over 60's £2.50; students/under 16's £1.00

Telephone: 07967 735388

E-mail: corrinejpowell@hotmail.co.uk

Sun
7

Field Trip to Ham Wall and Shapwick Heath Nature Rerserve

Location: Meet at the Ascott Corner car park at the Ham Wall reserve, Meare, Ashcott, Glastonbury (GR ST 449 397).
Postcode: BA6 9SX (Google map)

Another visit to this popular site at the Somerset Levels. In previous years marsh harrier, great white egret, hobby, crane, glossy ibis and many other species have been recorded.

Time: 11 am

Price: Free Admission

Telephone: 02920 843500

E-mail: vivjjenkins@yahoo.co.uk

May 2019

Fri
17

AGM Followed by Indoor Meeting - John Wilson - Galapagos and Ecuador

Location: Llandaff Parish Hall, Llandaff, Cardiff.
The hall is on the right hand side as you enter the car park from the High Street. There is disabled access.
Postcode: CF5 2DX (Google map)

Our brief AGM followed by - Galapagos and Ecuador. John will be giving us an insight into these incredible locations. Firstly, the Galapagos Islands, whose endemic finch populations gave rise to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, as well as being home to magnificent wildlife, such as marine iguanas and giant tortoise. Then his talk will take us on to Ecuador and the colourful birdlife found in this country.

Time: 7.30 pm

Price: Free Admission

Telephone: 07967 735388

E-mail: corrinejpowell@hotmail.co.uk

Sun
19

Field Trip to the Great Bustard Project in Wiltshire

Location: For more information visit the Great Bustard Group website greatbustard.org

Special event to celebrate 50 years of RSPB local groups. A chance to see the males displaying and stone curlew.

The cost is £15.00 per person payable in advance. As places are limited, please book early. Contact Viv Jenkins
for more details of the trip.

Time: 11 am

Price: £15 per person

Booking essential

Telephone: 02920 843500

E-mail: vivjjenkins@yahoo.co.uk

September 2019

Fri
13

Indoor Meeting- Dr Rupert Perkins - French Pyrenees

Location: The meeting is in the Llandaff Parish Hall, Llandaff, Cardiff. The hall is located at the back right hand side of the free car park on the road leading to Llandaff Cathedral. There is disabled access.
Postcode: CF5 2DX (Google map)

Dr Rupert Perkins of Cardiff University will be presenting a talk on the natural history of the French Pyrenees. The talk will feature both birdlife and butterflies found in this scenic terrain.

Time: 7.30 pm

Price: Adults £3.00; over 60's £2.50; students/under 16's £1.00

Telephone: 07967735388

E-mail: corrinejpowell@hotmail.co.uk

Sun
22

Field Trip - WWT Llanelli

Location: Meet at the reserve car park, Llwynhendy, Llanelli (GR SS 532 984)
Postcode: SA14 9SH (Google map)

A visit to see what Llanelli Wetlands Centre has to offer, including a chance for little egret, red shank and green shank on the lagoon and scrapes.

Time: 10 am

Price: Entry to WWT Llanelli costs £9.50/£8.10 concession for non-members. WWT members free.

Telephone: 02920 843500

E-mail: vivjjenkins@yahoo.co.uk

October 2019

Fri
11

Indoor Meeting - Cate Barrow - Macro Techniques for Butterflies

Location: The meeting is in the Llandaff Parish Hall, Llandaff, Cardiff. The hall is located at the back right hand side of the free car park on the road leading to Llandaff Cathedral. (Entrance opp. the Spar Shop). There is disabled access.

Postcode: CF5 2DX (Google map)

The ever popular Cate Barrow will be back to give another entertaining talk to the group. This time she will be giving us an insight into macro techniques for butterfly photography whilst showcasing her impressive images.

Time: 7.30 pm

Price: Adults £3.00; over 60's £2.50; students/under 16's £1.00

Telephone: 07967 735388

E-mail: corrinejpowell@hotmail.co.uk

Sat
19

Forest Farm Nature Ramble

Location: Forest Farm Nature Reserve, Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff.
Latitude/longitude: 51.517640,-3.245500 (Google map)

Join The Friends of Forest Farm for a walk around this popular local Nature Reserve. Meet at the
Wardens Centre, Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, CF14 7JJ. Walk starts at 10.00am and ends at about
12.30pm.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 02920 843500

E-mail: vivjjenkins@yahoo.co.uk

November 2019

Fri
8

Indoor Meeting- Hugh Lansdown - Birds of the World's Wetlands

Location: Llandaff Parish Hall, Llandaff, Cardiff.
The hall is on the right hand side as you enter the car park from the High Street. There is disabled access.

Postcode: CF5 2DX (Google map)

A snapshot tour of some of the world's major wetlands and coastal areas, showcasing the different species of birds and other types of wildlife found in these diverse habitats.

Time: 7.30 pm

Price: Adults £3.00; over 60's £2.50; students/under 16's £1.00

Telephone: 07967735388

E-mail: corrinejpowell@hotmail.co.uk

Sun
17

Field Trip to Fforest Ganol and Rudry Common

Location: Meet at the Fforest Fawr car park, off Heol y Fforest Rd on the left, past Castell Coch, one mile from Tongwynlais (GR ST 141838).
Postcode: CF83 1NG (Google map)

Hawfinch and brambling are on the agenda for this walk as well as what bird species Rudry Common has to offer.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 02920843500

E-mail: vivjjenkins@yahoo.co.uk