Trip reports

rspb outing to South Humberside on19 May 2019

Friday, 24 May 2019

The group greatly enjoyed the scenery and the beautiful May weather. 24 People attended the Trip at a cost of £18 each. Over 70 species of bird was seen by the group. More...

RSPB Trip toSherwood Forrest and RSPB St Aidens on 28th of April 2019

Monday, 29 April 2019

We set off from Springwood car park at 8.30 on a bright sunny morning after the storms of the day before.We set home at 5pm arriving home at 5.45. 34 People attended the trip seeing 70 species of birds. More...

RSPB Outing to Leighton Moss on 24 of March 2019

Thursday, 18 April 2019

27 adults and one child attended the trip. 75 species of bird were seen by the group. More...

RSPB Outing to Teesside and RSPB Salthome on 24/02/2019

Thursday, 28 February 2019

The coach set off from Springwood car park in Huddersfield at 8.30am. The weather was poor at Hartlepool, but Okay at Saltholme. 29 people attended the outing at a cost of £16 each Over 70 species of birds were seen, plus Grey seals. More...

RSPB trip to Marshside and Martin Mere 20th of Jan 2019

Monday, 4 February 2019

26 people attended this trip. The group reported seeing over 70 different species of bird. The trip cost £15 each + entry to Martin Mere (for none WWT members) at the special rate of £10 each. More...

RSPB Outing to Flamborough Head on Sunday 22/10/2018

Thursday, 15 November 2018

20 people went at £18 each. The weather was warm and fine. 50 species of birds were seen by the group. Seals and butterflies were also seen. All parts of Flamborough Head and the village were visited. More...

RSPB Outing to Flamborough Head 0n Sunday 22/10/2018

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

20 people went at £18 each. The weather was warm and fine. 50 species of birds were seen by the group. Seals and butterflies were also seen. Flamborough Head North Landing and the village were visited. More...

Hobby chasing dragonflies

Sunday, 7 October 2018

22 Adults attended the trip at a cost of £17 each. The weather was fine. Over 80 species were seen including :- Great Skua, Snipe, Curlew Sandpiper and Hobby. More...

Adult black-tailed godwit in summer plummage, at the RSPB Snettisham nature reserve, Norfolk

Saturday, 11 August 2018

Only 3 people went, but had a good day. Weather fine and hot. 11 species of Waders seen. More...

RSPB Outing to Pennington Flash & Burton Mere Wetlands on 24/06/2018

Friday, 27 July 2018

36 people went. The weather was excellent. Over 80 species of birds were seen + 5 species of Dragon Flies & at least 7 species of Butterflies and some Damselfly's. Making a very good day out. More...

RSPB trip to Pennington Flash and Burton Mere Wetlands on 20th May 2018

Sunday, 20 May 2018

The weather was fine and warm. 29 people went at a cost of £14 each. Over 70 species of birds were seen including Garden Warbler Little and Great Egrets also Garganey. We arrived back at Springwood at 7.20pm after a very good days birding. More...

Nightingale singing

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

A successful trip to Whisby with most getting to see and hear the terrific song of the the single Nightingale that had only arrived the previous day! 34 people enjoyed. More...

RSPB trip to Eccup, Harewood and Blacktoft Sands 25th Mar 2018

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

The group set off from Springwood at 8.30 arriving at Harewood at 9:30am. The weather was beautiful and spring like and the wildlife we sighted was making the most of the nice weather. Approx. 58 species of birds were seen. 19 adults and one child attended at a charge of £18 each. More...

RSPB outing to the East Coast on 25thof February 2018

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

The weather was fine but cold with the arrival of the "beast from the east". Over 50 species of bird were seen with some interesting sightings. 20 people went at £17each. More...

RSPB trip to Marshside and Martin Mere 21st of Jan 2018

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

24 people braved the weather and attended this trip. The group reported seeing over 65 different species of bird. The coach left Martin Mere at 4.30, the trip cost £17 each + entry to Martin Mere (for none WWT members) at the special rate of £9 each More...

RSPB outing to Leighton Moss on 19th of November 2017

Sunday, 19 November 2017

We left springwood at 8.30 on a dry but very cold autumn morning arriving at Leighton Moss at10.30.70 species of bird were seen by the group. We left for home at 4.30 pm after a great days birding arriving back at Springwood after a slow journey home at 7.45pm. More...

Outing to Spurn Point on 22nd October 2017

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

The trip was enjoyed by all despite the wind with over 80 species seen Including Little Stint, Black Redstart and Red Throated Diver. 26 Adults and one child attended the trip at a cost of £17 each. More...

Hobby chasing dragonflies

Saturday, 7 October 2017

28 adults and 1 junior went. The weather was warm and sunny. over 70 species were seen including Hobby, American Widgeon, Little Stint and Egyptian Geese. More...

Car Trip - Sunday 6TH August 2017

Monday, 25 September 2017

& members went in 2 cars. weather was sunny and warm. Places visited RSPB St Aiden's and Old Moor. Lots of waders were seen including Curlew and Green Sandpiper. More...

Outing to South Stack and Conway 25th June 2017

Saturday, 8 July 2017

. There were 28 Adults and 1 child on the coach at a cost of £17 each. Over 70 of species of bird were seen. The weather was wet at first fine later. More...

Group Trip to Gibraltar Point on 21st May 2017

Monday, 29 May 2017

The Group has not been to this site for about 8 years, but the turnout was disappointing as only 17 people left Springwood car park at 8am, arriving at Gibraltar Point at 11am. The weather was warm and fine. Over 60 species were seen including Cuckoo, Muntjac Deer and Grey Seals. The trip cost £17 each (subsidised by the group). More...

Otter among seaweed

Thursday, 27 April 2017

There were 30 people on the coach at a cost of £15 each. Over 70 species of Birds were seen including Grasshopper and Cetti's Warblers. Otter was also seen. More...

RSPB Outing to Teesside 19th March 2017

Monday, 27 March 2017

Over 70 species of bird were seen by the group Including Iceland Gull and Red Breasted Merganser. Common and Grey Seals were also seen. There were 29 people on the coach, at a cost of £15 each. More...

Group outing to Clumber Park and Potteric Carr on 19/02/17

Friday, 24 February 2017

The weather was fine and mild. Over 70 species of bird were seen. There were 23 adults and 1 child on the coach trip which cost £16 each plus £6 entry fees for non-members More...

Outing to Marshside and Martin Mere 22/1 /2017

Monday, 30 January 2017

25 people went (lowest ever for this trip) at £15 each. 78 species were seen, beating last month's RECORD, including Twite and Hares. The weather was fine, but a little misty and very cold. More...

RSPB outing to Pennington flash and Burton Mere Wetlands on 20/11/2016

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

27 people departed in the coach from Springwood carpark at 8.30am. The trip cost £15 each. Over 70 species of birds were seen including Cattle Egret and Green Winged Teal. More...

RSPB outing to the East Coast on 23rd of October 2016

Thursday, 3 November 2016

24 adults and one junior went at accost of £16 each. The weather was, but breezy 45 Species were seen including Hulme's Leaf Warbler and Red Throated Diver. More...

Outing to Spurn Point on 25th September 2016

Monday, 10 October 2016

23 Adult and one junior went at £16 each. The weather was fine, but windy. Over 50 species were seen. More...

Little ringed plover wading in shallow water

Sunday, 7 August 2016

Our annual car trip in August to try see a good selection of waders. More...

Outing to North Cave and Bempton Cliffs 19th June 2016

Sunday, 19 June 2016

With 54 Species of birds' seen and excellent weather. 28 people plus 1 junior went at £15 each. More...

RSPB Outing to RSPB Ynys-Hir 22nd May 2016

Monday, 30 May 2016

27 adults and 1 junior went at £17 each. the weather was fine and warm. 50 species were seen including Pied flycatcher, Redstart and 5 species of Wrblers. More...

RSPB Outing to Whisby Nature Park 24th April 2016

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

37 people and 2 juniors went at £12 and £6 each. Weather: cold and cloudy. 40 species of birds seen, including: Nightingale and Mediterranean Gulls. More...

Group Outing to RSPB Frampton Marsh 20/3/2016

Sunday, 20 March 2016

34 people and one junior went at a cost of £14 each. The weather was fine and sunny at first, clouding over later, but rather breezy. Over 40 Species were seen Star Species Brent Geese more and more arrived as the day went on. Also seen were Little Gull, Avocet and Ringed Plover. More...

Outing to Leighton Moss 28/02/2016

Monday, 29 February 2016

The weather was fine and sunny, but cold. 35 people + 1 junior went at £13 each. 54 Bird Species were seen including Greenshank, Shelduck, Marsh Harrier and Marsh Tit + 3 Mammals including Bank Vole. More...

Group outing to Rutland Water 22 November 2015

Sunday, 22 November 2015

29 people and 1 junior went at a cost of £14each + £4 entry fee to the reserve. The weather was fine and sunny, but cool. 51 species of birds were seen including Slavonian Grebe and Smew. More...

Outing to Leighton Moss 17/05/2015

Sunday, 17 May 2015

An excellent trip yesterday with the weather staying dry, rather windy but it did calm down somewhat late afternoon. 35 adults plus Amber went charged £13 & £7 for Amber. More...

Spring Weekend to East Anglia Breckland Saturday 28th to Monday 30th of March 2015

Friday, 3 April 2015

23 people went in 2 minibuses staying at The George Swatham Norfolk. Weather very windy and cool all weekend with rain on Sunday. 105 bird species were seen including Wood Lark and Common Crane. Also seen were 9 species of Mammals including Hare and Chinese Water Deer. More...

Outing to Foxglove Covert and RSPB Saltholme 22/03/2015.

Sunday, 22 March 2015

33 people including one junior went at £14 each. Weather was fine and sunny all day. Places visited Foxglove Covert (a new reserve for the Group), RSPB Saltholme and Greetham creek. Over 50 species of birds were seen, plus Common Seals, Roe Deer and a Fox. More...

Huddersfield & Halifax Local Group outing to Harewood and Blacktoft Sands 22/02/2015

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

26 adults and one junior went at £14 each. Weather fine AM wet and windy PM. 50 species of birds seen including Red Kite and Hen Harrier plus 3 species of Mammals including Water Vole. More...

Male bearded tit perching on Phragmites

Friday, 13 June 2014

24 people went so I charged £15 each giving £360.00 total less £15 to Frank.Coach was £360.00 so made a loss of £15.00. More...

Little ringed plover wading in shallow water

Sunday, 23 March 2014

A enjoyable visit to this new reserve, Brockholes, which most had not previously visited followed by a visit to the estuary mouth. More...

Outing to Attenborough Nature Reserve 19th May 2013

Friday, 7 June 2013

32 people went at £13 each; over 50 species of birds were seen including Ceti's Warbler and Black Tern. Weather was sunny and warm. More...

Outing to Teesside 24/04/2013

Monday, 22 April 2013

45 people went at £11 each (highest no. for 20years). Weather mostly fine, but cool and windy. Over 50 Species seen, inc. Purple Sandpiper, Common Scoter, and Black Necked Grebe. More...

Norfolk Weekend 16th to 18th of February 2013

Thursday, 21 February 2013

19 people went in 2 Mini- busses. Weather cool, but sunny .100 bird species seen including:-Hundreds of Wood Pigeons, Snow Buntings and Brent Geese, also seen Grey Hares and Muntjac Deer. More...

Winter Weekend to Solway Firth 11th to 13th Feb 2012

Monday, 13 February 2012

17 people went in 2 Mini-Buses Weather Cool & misty 11/12th, warmer and brighter on the 13th. 105 bird species were seen including Crossbill, Iceland Gull, 10,000 Barnacle Geese + Rabbit, Roe Deer, Ermine (Stoat) & a Red Squirrel. More...

East Coast Trip 20th February 2011

Sunday, 20 February 2011

Weather cool cloudy & windy, 37 people went at £12 each 50+ species seen inc. Iceland Gull, Purple Sandpiper & Eider Duck More...

Outing to Gibraltar Point 19/09/2010

Sunday, 19 September 2010

24 people went49 species of birds seen + 2 mammals highlights waders and SealsWeather fine but windy More...