Trip reports

Adult and child birdwatching

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Ben Reavey recounts an interesting trip in gale force winds More...

Male wigeon swimming

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Find out how we got on when we visited Middleton Lakes, the RSPB reserve right on our doorstep. More...

Adult bittern wading in reedbed at Lee Valley Country Park

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Read on to find out more about charabancs, full body massages and the greater spotted Packham, as well as improvements to this flagship reserve and the fantastic species seen on the trip.Thanks to Ben Reavey for the report. More...

Male bearded tit perching on Phragmites

Monday, 1 November 2010

Our Autumn field trip produced some fine sightings of often elusive birds and a tally of 65 different species. More...

Telescope

Monday, 1 November 2010

A local amble with a warming end More...

little egret, wading, water

Sunday, 18 October 2009

Roger took the plunge and joined the group for a day's field trip in Norfolk - find out how he got on... More...

Snow and Smew at Chasewater

Saturday, 7 February 2009

With snow on the ground and temperatures well below zero, the great outdoors might not be your first choice for a Saturday morning in February. But for the hardy members of Lichfield and District RSPB Group, their efforts were rewarded with 41 species and excellent views of that winter speciality, Smew. More...

Chase or Amble? 'Get to Know your Birds' Spring Event

Tuesday, 22 April 2008

An amble around Cannock Chase provided the opportunity for inexperienced birdwatchers to use the eyes, ears and birding skills of the group to learn more about our local birds. More...

A 'Hop and a Skip' Trip

Sunday, 13 April 2008

Doorstep birdwatching pays off! More...

'Get to Know Your Birds' at Branston Water Park

Sunday, 21 October 2007

New birdwatchers had a chance to 'Get to know birds' at our recent event at Branston Water Park. More...

Male merlin perched on mossy hummock, Shetland Isles

Monday, 19 February 2007

Organising a field trip is always something of a gamble. Whilst there are many factors which we can control, the weather certainly isn't one of them! As the Sunday of our trip to the RPSB  More...

Hobby chasing dragonflies

Sunday, 5 November 2006

Fine weather and good light gave us excellent views of a good selection of birds: Wigeon, Gadwall, Pintail and many hundreds of Tufted Duck; although it was early for many waders we did see  More...