Events

Stout footwear, warm clothing and packed lunches are recommended for field outings, which will be joint outings with Lancaster and District Birdwatching Society. If you need transport for an outing please ring RSPB Lancaster Local Group Leader Valerie Hall (07542117064) at least 6 days beforehand. Everyone is welcome, especially inexperienced birdwatchers.
If weather forecasts are poor, please ring 07542117064 the previous night, before 9pm. The leader has discretion to cancel an event if weather conditions are bad.
*We hope that members will do their best to reduce car use by car-sharing as much as possible. If help is required to attend meetings please email rspblancaster@gmail.com and we will do our best to assist.*

October 2019

Wed
16

Pied flycatchers in SWT Castramon Wood - An illustrated talk by Brian Smith

Location: Meet at the Centre @ Halton
Postcode: LA2 6NB (Google map)

Pied flycatchers in SWT Castramon Wood - An illustrated talk by Brian Smith chairman of the North Solway ringing group, who has been monitoring the birds in this Galloway wood for over 20 years.

Time: 2.30 pm

Price: We request a donation of £2.00 (local group members) or £3.00 (non-members) to help defray the costs of the meeting

Telephone: 07542117064

E-mail: rspblancaster@gmail.com

Tue
29

Knott End and Pilling area

Location: Meet at Knott End car park.(SD345483)

A walk along the sea wall from Knott End to watch the waders and wildfowl on the incoming tide. After lunch we will search for pinkfooted geese and whooper swans in the farmland around Pilling.
Leader Ken Harrison

Time: 10 am

Price: Free - donations welcome!

Telephone: 07542117064

E-mail: rspblancaster@gmail.com

November 2019

Wed
20

Birdwatching & Wildlife in the Narbonnaise area - An illustrated talk by Philippa Benson

Location: Meet at the Centre @ Halton.
Postcode: LA2 6NB (Google map)

Birdwatching & Wildlife in the Narbonnaise area - An illustrated talk by Philippa Benson who has lived for 15 years in this outstanding area of Southern France which is on the Western Mediterranean flyway.

Time: 2.30 pm

Price: We request a donation of £2.00 (local group members) or £3.00 (non-members) to help defray the costs of the meeting

Telephone: 07542117064

E-mail: rspblancaster@gmail.com

Thu
28

Middleton Sands & Sunderland Point

Location: Meet at Potts Corner Middleton (SD413571)

A walk along the coast to the village and harbour to watch the waders on the incoming tide.
Leader Alan Smith

Time: 10 am

Price: Free - donations welcome!

Telephone: 07542117064

E-mail: rspblancaster@gmail.com

Sat
30

Jumble Sale at Ingleton Community Centre

Location: Meet at Ingleborough Community Centre, Ingleton, LA6 3HG
Postcode: LA6 3HG (Google map)

We have booked space at the Community Centre to hold a fund raising day. The weekly Ingleton "jumblers" will sort the jumble and man the sale stalls.

We need to provide a raffle, a tombola and refreshments and man these stalls. All proceeds go to your RSPB local group. We would welcome donations of prizes and home baked cakes and offers of help on the day. Please contact committee members if you can help in any way.

Leaders David & Carol Mann

Time: 2 pm

Price: Free - donations welcome!

Telephone: 07542117064

E-mail: rspblancaster@gmail.com

December 2019

Thu
12

Teal Bay

Location: Meet near the VVV Health club (SD 461659).

Our annual pre Christmas get together. As the high tide approaches a wader watch at the eastern end of Morecambe promenade. Followed by mince pies and refreshments at Heysham
Leaders - Chris and Bill Ashby

Time: 9.30 am

Price: Free - donations welcome!

Telephone: 07542117064

E-mail: rspblancaster@gmail.com