Events

Unless otherwise specified, you do not need to be a member of the RSPB (or the local group) to join us on our events, and birdwatching experience is not necessary. If you have any questions please call the contact number shown with the event details.

April 2019

Sat
6

Fishlake Meadows (SU 357 221)

Location: Cupernham Lane, Romsey
Parking arrangements to be confirmed.
Postcode: SO51 7AA (Google map)

Guided walk looking for thrush, chiffchaff, wren, robin, cetti's warbler and whitethroat.

Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Price: Free to RSPB members; non members can make a small voluntary donation

Telephone: 07443936667

E-mail: enquiries@nfrspb.org.uk

Wed
10

Looking for the Goshawk

Location: Lyndhurst Community Centre
off main car park opposite Visitor Centre
Doors open from 7:00pm
Postcode: SO43 7NY (Google map)

Talk from Conor Jameson, author of 'Looking for the Goshawk'. A diary format publication which traces the author's travels and experiences in looking for a raptor which is rarely seen in Britain.

Time: 7:30pm

Price: RSPB members £3.00; non-members £5.00. Including refreshments.

Telephone: 07443 936667

E-mail: enquiries@nfrspb.org.uk

Thu
25

Portland Bill (SY 693 705)

Location: Meet in Cheyne Weares car park.
Southwell Road, Portland, Weymouth.
Postcode: DT5 2EG (Google map)

Guided field trip looking for migrant and sea birds.

Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm

Price: Free to RSPB members; non members can make a small voluntary donation

Telephone: 07443936667

E-mail: enquiries@nfrspb.org.uk

May 2019

Wed
8

AGM & Members' Evening

Location: Lyndhurst Community Centre
off main car park opposite Visitor Centre
Doors open from 7:00pm

Postcode: SO43 7NY (Google map)

AGM followed by short presentations on nature and wildlife from members of our local group

Time: 7:30pm

Price: This event is free of charge

Telephone: 07443936667

E-mail: enquiries@nfrspb.org.uk

Sat
11

Winspit (SY 974 776)

Location: Park in Worth Matravers village car park
Isle of Purbeck
Postcode: BH19 3LW (Google map)

Join us for a guided walk looking for whitethroat, chiffchaff, chaffinch, wren, blackbird, blackcap and song thrush.

Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm

Price: Free to RSPB members; non members can make a small voluntary donation

Telephone: 07443936667

E-mail: enquiries@nfrspb.org.uk

Mon
20

Franchises Lodge (SU 228 166)

Location: Franchises Lodge, near Nomansland, Wiltshire
Postcode: SP5 2PX (Google map)

Meet us in the Telegraph Hill car park for a guided walk around our new 'secret forest' Reserve looking for hawfinch, wood warbler, firecrest and goshawk.

Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Price: Free to RSPB members; non members can make a small voluntary donation

Telephone: 07443936667

E-mail: enquiries@nfrspb.org.uk

June 2019

Wed
5

Martin Down (SU 058 192)

Location: Meet at the end of Sillens Lane, west of Martin Village
Fordingbridge
Postcode: SP6 3LB (Google map)

Field trip looking for skylarks, house martins, turtle doves, swifts and the possibility of corn buntings, as well as frog orchids, dragonflies and butterflies.

Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm

Price: Free to RSPB members; non members can make a small voluntary donation

Telephone: 07443936667

E-mail: enquiries@nfrspb.org.uk

Wed
12

St Kilda

Location: Lyndhurst Community Centre
off main car park opposite Visitor Centre
Doors open from 7:00pm
Postcode: SO43 7NY (Google map)

Talk from Sara Frost, Website & Marketing Manager at Naturetrek, tour guide, zoologist and photographer

Time: 7:30pm

Price: RSPB members £3.00; non-members £5.00. Including refreshments.

Telephone: 07443936667

E-mail: enquiries@nfrspb.org.uk

Sat
15

Summer BBQ (SU 249 058) and Goatspen Plain (SU 228 015)

Location: Lyndhurst Road, Burley
Postcode: BH24 4HS (Google map)

Meet at the New Forest Anderwood BBQ site for our Summer BBQ at 6:30pm. Bring burgers and sausages to be cooked to your liking. At 8:30pm we make the short drive to Goatspen Plain looking for nightjar with the possibility of hearing drumming snipe.

Time: 6:30pm to 10:00pm

Price: £3 per person

Telephone: 07443936667

E-mail: enquiries@nfrspb.org.uk

July 2019

Thu
4

Keyhaven Marshes (SZ 306 915)

Location: Meet on the sea wall by Keyhaven Harbour.
Postcode: SO41 0TP (Google map)

Evening walk looking for waders, waterfowl and migrant birds. Possibility of seeing marsh harrier.

Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Price: Free to RSPB members; non members can make a small voluntary donation

Telephone: 07443936667

E-mail: enquiries@nfrspb.org.uk

Sat
20

Denny Wood (SU 334 059)

Location: Beaulieu Road, Lyndhurst
Meet at small car park through campsite

Postcode: SO43 7FZ (Google map)

Join us for a guided woodland walk looking for butterflies.

Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Price: Free to RSPB members; non members can make a small voluntary donation

Telephone: 07443936667

E-mail: enquiries@nfrspb.org.uk

September 2019

Wed
4

Testwood Lakes (SU344 155)

Location: Testwood Lakes, Brunel Road, Totton
Meet in the reserve car park
Postcode: SO40 3YD (Google map)

Join us for a guided walk around the lakes looking for greater spotted woodpecker, teal, egret, heron, tree creeper, kestrel, goldcrest and goldfinch.

Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Price: Free to RSPB members; non members can make a small voluntary donation

Telephone: 07443936667

E-mail: enquiries@nfrspb.org.uk

Wed
11

Bird Aware Solent

Location: Lyndhurst Community Centre
off main car park opposite Visitor Centre
Doors open from 7:00pm
Postcode: SO43 7NY (Google map)

Talk from Karina Englefield, Lead Ranger of the Bird Aware Solent Initiative

Time: 7:30pm

Price: RSPB members £3.00; non-members £5.00. Including refreshments.

Telephone: 07443936667

E-mail: enquiries@nfrspb.org.uk

Sat
21

Keyhaven Marshes (SZ 306 915)

Location: Meet on the sea wall by Keyhaven Harbour
Postcode: SO41 0TP (Google map)

Join us for a walk around the marshes looking for waders, waterfowl and migrant birds.

Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Price: Free to RSPB members; non members can make a small voluntary donation

Telephone: 07443936667

E-mail: enquiries@nfrspb.org.uk