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September 2015

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Medway Local Group - Field Trip Year List (Jan to August 2015)

Medway Local Group - Field Trip Year List (Jan to August 2015)

With a coach trip to Minsmere (13 Sept.) and 8 free local guided walks planned over the next 4 months, we are on target to see over 200 birds in one year!

Why not come and join us as another pair of eyes and ears will always be given a warm and friendly welcome. Please see our full trip itinerary on our Home Page and/or contact Sue Carter (medwayrspb.walk@btinternet.com) to find out more.

Highlights seen on our free local walks so far include: Arctic Skua at Shellness; Bearded Tit, Curlew Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover, Little Stint, Spotted Redshank and White-rumped Sandpiper at Oare; Black Redstart, Bittern, Cattle Egret, Smew and Slavonian Grebe at Dungeness; Nightjar and Woodcock at East Blean Woods; and Turtle Dove at Ham Fen.

Highlights from our Bargain Birding Club holidays include Cory's Shearwater, Manx Shearwater, Puffin, Razorbill and Storm Petrel from Skokholm; and Dartford Warbler, Goshawk, Honey Buzzard, Hawfinch, Firecrest, Goldcrest, Little Tern and Spoonbill in The New Forest.

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