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.

September 2019

Wed
4

Indoor Meeting: Birdsong & Bird Recognition

Location: St. Wilfrid's Church Hall, Eastbourne Road, Pevensey Bay
Postcode: BN24 6HL (Google map)

Adrian Thomas will give an illustrated talk about Birdsong and bird recognition in the afternoon, and he will repeat the talk in the evening.

Time: 2.15 pm until 4.30 pm, repeated 7.30 pm until 9.40 pm.

Price: £3.50 for RSPB Local Group Members, £4.00 for Visitors

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Sat
7

Reserve Visit: RSPB Minsmere

Location: The coach will pick up passengers in and around the Local Group's area before continuing on to the reserve

A visit to this flagship RSPB reserve on the Suffolk coast where we hope to see a wide selection of birds including the avocet.

UNFORTUNATELY DUE TO LACK OF SUPPORT, THIS VISIT HAS HAD TO BE CANCELLED.

Time: 5.15 am start

Price: Please contact Tony Vass using the details above. There will be additional entrance charges for non RSPB members.

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Wed
11

Wednesday Walk: Hooe Levels

Location: Meet at Arden Cottage, Maple Walk, Cooden. TN39 4SR TQ 709070

Tony Vass will lead a walk looking for mainly wading birds around Hooe Levels. The duration of this moderate walk, with stiles and slopes, will be 2 to 3 hours.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Sat
21

Saturday Walk: Rickney to Herstmonceux

Location: Meet at Rickney Bridge. TQ 627069

Michael Light will lead a one way walk from Rickney to Herstmonceux looking for wading and woodland birds. The duration of this easy walk will be 2 to 3 hours.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 01323 441169

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

October 2019

Wed
2

Indoor Meeting: North Catalonia & Eastern Spain

Location: St. Wilfrid's Church Hall, Eastbourne Road, Pevensey Bay
Postcode: BN24 6HL (Google map)

Gordon Small will give an illustrated talk about North Catalonia and Eastern Spain in the afternoon, and he will repeat the talk in the evening.

Time: 2.15 pm until 4.30 pm, repeated 7.30 pm until 9.40 pm.

Price: £3.50 for RSPB Local Group Members, £4.00 for Visitors

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Wed
9

Wednesday Walk: Birling Gap & Plantation Wood

Location: Meet at Birling Gap pay and display car park. TV 544960

Chris Barnett will lead a walk looking for coastal and downland birds. The duration of this easy walk will be 2 to 3 hours.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Sat
19

Saturday Walk: Around Wartling

Location: Meet in the layby by Herstmonceux Observatory entrance. TQ 654103

Michael Light will lead a walk around Wartling looking for woodland and wading birds. The duration of this long and steep walk will be 3 to 4 hours. Note the earlier start time of 9 am.

Time: 9 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 01323 441169

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

November 2019

Wed
6

Indoor Meeting: Birds & People

Location: St. Wilfrid's Church Hall, Eastbourne Road, Pevensey Bay
Postcode: BN24 6HL (Google map)

Ralph and Brenda Todd will give an illustrated talk about Birds and People in the afternoon, and they will repeat the talk in the evening.

Time: 2.15 pm until 4.30 pm, repeated 7.30 pm until 9.40 pm.

Price: £3.50 for RSPB Local Group Members, £4.00 for Visitors

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Wed
13

Wednesday Walk: Shinewater

Location: Meet by Bannatyne gym. TQ 614026

Tony Vass will lead a walk looking for mainly wading birds. The duration of this easy walk will be 2 to 3 hours.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Sat
16

Saturday Walk: Arlington Reservoir to the Church

Location: Meet at the Reservoir car park. TQ 528074

Michael Light will lead a walk from Arlington Reservoir to the Church looking for woodland and water birds. The duration of this steep and undulating walk will be 2 to 3 hours.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 01323 441169

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

December 2019

Wed
4

Indoor Meeting: Rye Harbour Out of Hours

Location: St. Wilfrid's Church Hall, Eastbourne Road, Pevensey Bay
Postcode: BN24 6HL (Google map)

Colin Page will give an illustrated talk about Rye Harbour out of Hours in the afternoon, and he will repeat the talk in the evening.

Time: 2.15 pm until 4.30 pm, repeated 7.30 pm until 9.40 pm.

Price: £3.50 for RSPB Local Group Members, £4.00 for Visitors

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Sat
7

Reserve Visit: RSPB Pulborough Brooks

Location: The coach will pick up passengers in and around the Local Group's area before continuing on to the reserve

A visit to Pulborough Brooks RSPB reserve to see woodland and wading birds.

Time: 8 am first pick up

Price: Please contact Tony Vass using the details above. There will be additional entrance charges for non RSPB members.

Booking essential

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Wed
11

Wednesday Walk: Rottingdean

Location: Meet at Marine Cliff pay and display car park. TQ 371021

Ian Muldoon will lead a stroll along the promenade looking for coastal birds. The duration of this easy walk will be 2 to 3 hours. This will be followed by an informal Xmas lunch at The Peacehaven Carvery.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Sat
14

Saturday Walk: Westham - Stone Cross

Location: Meet at Westham pond. TQ 639046

Michael Light will lead a walk from Westham to Stone Cross and back along Peelings Lane looking for birds. The duration of this easy walk will be 2 to 3 hours.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 01323 441169

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com