Trip reports

Ad Hoc Outdoor Meeting, RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands, Tuesday 16 October

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Nine of us met at the Visitor Centre at RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands for the first of this season's Ad Hoc outdoor meetings. More...

Members Weekend to Dorset Friday 11 to Monday 14 May 2018

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

The annual weekend away for 2018 was to Dorset, a location we haven't visited since 2008. Twenty three members made their way to The Heights Hotel on the Isle of Portland, Weymouth. We all met in the vibrant hotel bar before a good evening meal to find out what was planned for the weekend ahead. More...

Walks with Nature 2018

Thursday, 17 May 2018

This year's Walks with Nature were all well supported and, despite the untypical spring weather which delayed the arrival of some spring migrants on the earlier walks, the final list of species seen was still an impressive 65 for the six walks. More...

Group Ad Hoc Outing to Marbury Country Park 11 January 2018

Sunday, 14 January 2018

This was the first outing of 2018 when seven members of RSPB Macclesfield Group visited Marbury Country Park. More...

Outdoor Meeting at Tittesworth Reservoir Sunday 3 December 2017

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Twenty four members were involved in the final field trip of 2017. Nineteen went on a short walk around parts of Tittesworth Reservoir to be joined by a further five for a Christmas lunch at the Lazy Trout. More...

Members Weekend Away to the East Lothian Coast Friday 4 to Sunday 6 November 2017

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

This was the Group's first weekend away to the Lothian coast and twenty members travelled up to Scotland to meet at the Maitlandfield House Hotel in Haddington, East Lothian. As usual our guides for the weekend had done their homework and an exciting weekend's birdwatching was expected. More...

Ad Hoc Outing to Sandbach Flashes, 12 October 2017 (10.00 am - 12 noon)

Thursday, 19 October 2017

11 group members attended the outing and were treated to some wonderful early autumn weather. More...

Ad Hoc Outing to Westport Lake 14 September 2017

Sunday, 17 September 2017

This was the first outing of the new season when seven members visited Westport Lake. The weather was dry and sunny which disappointingly turned to rain just as we were finishing. More...

Group Weekend Away to Suffolk 13-15 May 2017

Saturday, 16 September 2017

Twenty five members enjoyed a May weekend in Suffolk birdwatching, staying at the Ufford Park Hotel in Woodbridge. More...

Group Autumn 2016 Birding Weekend to North Wales

Friday, 11 November 2016

Our autumn break this year was to North Wales, staying at the Lion Hotel, Criccieth, which is situated on the edge of what would have been the village green in the centre of town and a short five minute stroll from the picturesque sea front. More...

Group Spring Birding Break - Speyside

Saturday, 14 May 2016

Based at the Grant Arms Hotel in Grantown-on-Spey. Exploring the birdwatching sites in the region and looking for the local "specials" More...

Outdoor Meeting: Woolston Eyes Nature Reserve

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

We expected to see black necked grebes which breed on the reserve as well as returning warblers, hirundines and resident birds. More...

Outdoor Meeting: Cromford and Carsington Water - - Sunday 20 March 2016

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Hoping to see Hawfinch - We did see Divers and a quite unusual Snipe? More...

Group Birding Trip to Pennington's Flash (21st Feb 2016)

Sunday, 21 February 2016

A search for winter thrushes, grebes and sawbills. More...

Tittesworth Water, 6 December 2015

Sunday, 6 December 2015

38 bird species we identified on a very wet outing to Tittesworth Water. More...