Trip reports

Field Trip to North Wales.

Saturday, 14 March 2020

It was a nice bright morning More...

Long-tailed tit perched on branch

Wednesday, 4 March 2020

Despite the weather forecast the decision was taken not to cancel as we were not travelling far, es More...

Male wigeon swimming

Sunday, 26 January 2020

The first field trip for the group More...

Adult whooper swans feeding in fields

Saturday, 9 November 2019

The weather forecast was for rain and wind so unsurprisingly only 3 of us turned out for this More...

Long-tailed tit perched on branch

Sunday, 15 September 2019

Nine of us enjoyed a beautifully sunny field trip More...

Adult black-tailed godwit in summer plummage, at the RSPB Snettisham nature reserve, Norfolk

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

We started what was a bright day with no wind at 10am More...

Male blackcap in hawthorn bush

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

The last evening trip More...

Puffin with sandeels in beak

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Despite the abysmal weather four members More...

Hobby chasing dragonflies

Sunday, 19 May 2019

The group of 7 started the trip at Slimbridge More...

Curlew standing on weed, County Cork, Ireland

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

What a different day we were greeted with this year. More...

Long-tailed tit perched on branch

Saturday, 16 February 2019

We started what was a beautiful day More...

Adult whooper swans feeding in fields

Sunday, 27 January 2019

The first field trip for the North Cheshire RSPB More...

Male merlin perched on old fence post, Shetland

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Despite the poor weather on our drive over to the Wirra More...

Male green woodpecker feeding on ground

Friday, 19 October 2018

Five members made the journey More...

Adult black-tailed godwit in summer plummage, at the RSPB Snettisham nature reserve, Norfolk

Thursday, 11 October 2018

A group of 6 of us visited the Lune Estuary More...

Barn owl looking over its shoulder

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

The Group met at the W.W.T. More...

male stonechat perched on bramble

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Four members met at Burton Mere Wetlan More...

Crested tit on branch

Thursday, 14 June 2018

The group of 12 started the trip at Loch Lowes near Dunkeld. More...

Male blackcap in hawthorn bush

Thursday, 14 June 2018

The early part of the day More...

Wheatear in spring

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Six members of the Group More...

Male bearded tit perching on Phragmites

Saturday, 21 April 2018

The latest North Cheshire RSPB More...

Male goldeneye

Thursday, 22 March 2018

There was a covering of snow on the ground More...

Marsh Harrier (female), close up of head

Saturday, 17 February 2018

The weather forecast was for More...

Goosander on water

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Only five members made the journey to the Ellesmere More...

Male lapwing in breeding habitat

Monday, 6 November 2017

Our group always look forward More...

Male lapwing in breeding habitat

Saturday, 21 October 2017

Our group always look forward More...

Barn owl looking over its shoulder

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Twelve members went on the trips to East Yorkshire based in Bridlington. More...

Goldfinch on seed feeder

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

The most recent RSPB North Cheshire More...

Barn owl looking over its shoulder

Friday, 23 June 2017

The latest evening trip for the North Cheshire RSPB More...

Reed warbler singing in reedbed

Thursday, 18 May 2017

The North Cheshire RSPB group trip to Norfolk More...

Curlew standing on weed, County Cork, Ireland

Sunday, 14 May 2017

The latest North Cheshire RSPB More...

Male blackcap in hawthorn bush

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Ten Members journeyed to meet at the RSPB Marshside More...

Coal tit perched on bramble bush

Sunday, 12 February 2017

Seven hardy souls met on what turned out to be a very cold Sunday More...

Drake teal profile

Saturday, 21 January 2017

The first North Cheshire RSPB More...

Bittern walking on edge of reedbed

Saturday, 3 December 2016

Six members met at the car park More...

Adult whooper swans feeding in fields

Saturday, 19 November 2016

The latest North Cheshire More...

Redshank perched on post

Monday, 24 October 2016

Fourteen members made the trip to South-west Scotland. More...

Male blackcap in hawthorn bush

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

This was first of our Summer evening events. More...

Wheatear in spring

Sunday, 17 April 2016

Six members went on the visit. More...

Oystercatcher wading in shallow water

Saturday, 12 March 2016

Nine members met at Conwy RSPB reserve. More...

Goosander on water

Sunday, 17 January 2016

It was a cold, wintry morning when the group met for the first field trip of the year at Rostherne More...

Long-tailed tit perched on branch

Monday, 4 January 2016

The day was misty and low cloud produced light rain as we travelled along the M56 and then along the More...

Oystercatcher wading in shallow water

Friday, 16 October 2015

On Thursday 8 October More...

Male greenfinch perched on rhododendron bush

Saturday, 12 September 2015

We made the journey across the Pennines on a beautiful morning with cloudless skies to the RSPB More...

Male lapwing in breeding habitat

Sunday, 6 September 2015

We made the journey across the Pennines on a beautiful morning with cloudless skies to the RSPB More...

Water rail feeding at waters edge

Saturday, 15 August 2015

A group of 15 enjoyed our trip to Burton Mere Wetlands. For most, this is their More...

Puffin with sandeels in beak

Monday, 29 June 2015

The North Cheshire RSPB Group's long weekend to Anglesey started with a visit on the Thursday to the More...

Swallow perched on wire fence in Spain

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

We had a nice relaxing session at the Eyes More...

Male redstart perched on branch

Saturday, 9 May 2015

It was early when we left Runcorn on this cold and bright May More...

Adult black-tailed godwit in summer plummage, at the RSPB Snettisham nature reserve, Norfolk

Thursday, 7 May 2015

On a beautiful warm and bright morning six people met at this lovely reserve on the edge of Morecambe Bay. More...

Avocet wading in water

Friday, 1 May 2015

The venue for the April meeting More...

Male chaffinch singing on branch

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

On a beautiful warm and bright morning six people met at this lovely reserve on the edge of More...

Avocet wading in water

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

The day started off wet and cold although the forecast had suggested the rain would stop More...

Male lapwing in breeding habitat

Monday, 9 February 2015

Nine members met at Conwy RSPB reserve on a still, bright morning. We were greeted by a Song More...

Oystercatcher wading in shallow water

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Seven members met at the Wirral Country Park at Thurstston. We were met by very strong wind and rain, so we decided to move immediately to Red Rocks to see the waders being driven in by the More...

Drake teal profile

Thursday, 4 December 2014

After heavy rain overnight Saturday morning started off dull and overcast as we sped our way along the More...

Curlew standing on weed, County Cork, Ireland

Thursday, 23 October 2014

The day started off coolish with grey skies and a sharp wind (maybe remnants of the More...

Dark-bellied brent goose on water at Hayling Island

Sunday, 12 October 2014

Eight members made the journey to North Lincolnshire. Our base was in Cleethorpes at the north More...

Oystercatcher wading in shallow water

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Seven members met at Fairhaven Lake in Lytham St. Anne's. The weather was beautiful, too good More...

Adult black-tailed godwit in summer plummage, at the RSPB Snettisham nature reserve, Norfolk

Friday, 22 August 2014

The morning was spent in the hide adjacent to the reception area of the reserve, from here good More...

House martin in flight

Sunday, 27 July 2014

Six people enjoyed a sunny evening at the Claypits following earlier heavy rain. More...

Dunnock on grass

Monday, 7 July 2014

Five members met Wendy McCarthy who is the wild flower recorder for Caernarvonshire and who More...

Dunnock on grass

Monday, 7 July 2014

Five members met Wendy McCarthy who is the wild flower recorder for Caernarvonshire and who More...

Male merlin perched on old fence post, Shetland

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

The trip to Speyside, which is the area of the Central Highlands of Scotland which includes the More...

Great tit perched in small tree

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

A group of a dozen enjoyed a lovely warm evening exploring what was for most, a More...

Male redstart perched on branch

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

On a beautiful sunny and warm Saturday six people turned up for the visit. More...

Cuckoo perched in tree

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

This was our first More...

Wheatear in spring

Sunday, 13 April 2014

The venue for the April field More...

Dark-bellied brent goose on water at Hayling Island

Saturday, 22 March 2014

A singing Chiffchaff greeted the eight members who made the journey to the RSPB Conwy Reserve More...

Coal tit perched on bramble bush

Sunday, 23 February 2014

Although dry More...

Adult whooper swans feeding in fields

Saturday, 18 January 2014

The day started off More...

Long-tailed tit perched on branch

Monday, 21 October 2013

Seven members made the journey More...

Adult whooper swans feeding in fields

Friday, 11 October 2013

A small group of members More...

Pair of kittiwakes on rock

Thursday, 12 September 2013

The North Cheshire RSPB long weekend to Bridlington, More...

House martin in flight

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

The latest Group Meeting More...

Puffin with sandeels in beak

Saturday, 8 June 2013

Saturday morning More...

Turtle dove

Friday, 24 May 2013

The North Cheshire RSPB More...

Wheatear in spring

Friday, 10 May 2013

Members of the Group More...

Male green woodpecker feeding on ground

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Ten Members met More...

Bittern walking on edge of reedbed

Thursday, 28 February 2013

The latest group visit More...

Goosander on water

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

The final field trip of the year More...

Nuthatch on branch

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

November's field trip More...

Long-tailed tit perched on branch

Friday, 30 November 2012

Wednesday morning started off bright More...

Adult whooper swans feeding in fields

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

The North Cheshire RSPB Group's long weekend More...

Male snipe singing in the rain

Friday, 21 September 2012

Saturday morning started off dull More...

Male snipe singing in the rain

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Only 5 members turned More...

Osprey in larch tree

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Fourteen members More...

Male green woodpecker feeding on ground

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Wednesday July 11th More...

House martin in flight

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Ten members of the Group More...

Curlew standing on weed, County Cork, Ireland

Thursday, 3 May 2012

Five members, More...

Male goldeneye

Saturday, 24 March 2012

It was early when More...

Goosander on water

Saturday, 4 February 2012

The first visit of 2012 began at Tatton Park More...

Nuthatch on branch

Thursday, 5 January 2012

The final field trip More...

Nuthatch on branch

Thursday, 1 December 2011

The day started off More...

Dark-bellied brent goose on water at Hayling Island

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

On Thursday the 13th of October More...

Adult black-tailed godwit in summer plummage, at the RSPB Snettisham nature reserve, Norfolk

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Following the decision More...

Barn owl looking over its shoulder

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

The latest RSPB More...

Wheatear in spring

Thursday, 23 June 2011

The destination More...

Male redstart perched on branch

Monday, 30 May 2011

On arrival we were More...