Trip reports

Weekday Wildlife Walk - Brandon Marsh

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Five members visited Brandon marsh nature reserve on Thursday 17th October. The weather was bright and sunny but wet underfoot, and several paths were impassable due to flooding. More...

Weekday Wildlife Walk at Rutland Water

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Six members visited Rutland Water Nature Reserve on Tuesday 18th June, in overcast damp conditions, and the following species were recorded. More...

Field Trip to Paxton Pits

Sunday, 2 June 2019

Off on our travels again, this time Paxton Pits. More...

Weekday Wildlife Walk at Calke Park

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Nine members and friends visited Calke Park (National Trust) on 9th May in cold, damp, overcast, conditions. More...

Male merlin perched on mossy hummock, Shetland Isles

Sunday, 10 March 2019

Waking up to snow was not ideal but the weather was not going to win the day. 27 set off in hope of a good days birding. Having had to cancel a couple of trips, it was lovely to be on the coach travelling. More...

Weekday Wildlife Walk at Groby Pool

Friday, 25 January 2019

Eight members and friends visited Groby pool on Friday 25th January in very cold, damp conditions with light drizzle and the occasional brighter spell. More...

Weekday Wildlife Walk - Watermead Park

Friday, 14 December 2018

Seven members and friends visited Watermead country park on Friday 14th December, in very cold but partially sunny conditions. The species seen were as follows: Grey heron, Jay, Cormorant, Moorhen, Mute swan, Black headed gull, Crow, Great tit, Magpie, Green woodpecker, Robin, Blue tit........ More...

Field Trip to RSPB Bempton Cliffs.

Sunday, 10 June 2018

Our trip to Bempton started in the mist but it was blue skies all the way on the Yorkshire coast. Greeted by the new centre, we made our way to see the star attractions. More...

Field Trip to RSPB Titchwell Marsh Reserve.

Sunday, 29 April 2018

After our last trip was cancelled due to the snow, a good turn out of 33 headed to the wonderful RSPB Titchwell eager to stretch our legs. The weather held (just about) and wrapped up warm for the sea breeze, we set about one of the RSPBs finest venues. We had logged Peacocks at our stop on the A17 and soon added...... More...

Drake teal profile

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Nine people attended and between them they saw - More...

Weekday Wildlife Walk - Attenborough Nature Reserve

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Fifteen members and friends visited Attenborough nature reserve on Thursday 13th April, in cloudy conditions with a chilly wind. The following list of 40 species were recorded. More...

Goldfinch on seed feeder

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Starting from Pillings Lock marina on a cold but sunny morning, 14 members walked through fields and woodland adjacent to the River Soar, and recorded the following species: More...

Nuthatch on branch

Monday, 16 January 2017

Eight intrepid members and friends visited Swithland reservoir, and despite cold, grey weather with persistent mist and drizzle, we were rewarded with the following sightings. More...

Weekday Wildlife Walk At Attenborough Nature Reserve

Thursday, 14 April 2016

Ten members visited the Attenborough Nature reserve on in cool cloudy weather conditions with an occasional sunny interval.A good range of bird species were seen, as listed below. More...