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.

May 2019

Mon
20

Franchises Lodge

Location: Franchises Lodge, near Nomansland, Wiltshire (SU 228 166)
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

Location: Meet at the end of Sillens Lane, west of Martin Village, Fordingbridge (SU 058 192)
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 & Goatspen Plain

Location: Lyndhurst Road, Burley - Summer BBQ (SU 249 058) & Goatspen Plain (SU 228 015)
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

Location: Meet on the sea wall by Keyhaven Harbour (SZ 306 915)
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

Location: Beaulieu Road, Lyndhurst
Meet at small car park through campsite (SU 334 059)
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

Location: Testwood Lakes, Brunel Road, Totton
Meet in the reserve car park (SU344 155)
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

Location: Meet on the sea wall by Keyhaven Harbour (SZ 306 915)
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