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Wild Challenge Wednesdays at RSPB Coombes Valley!

Monday, 2 July 2018

Staff and volunteers at RSPB Coombes Valley nature reserve near Leek are inviting families to join them every Wednesday in the summer holidays for a series of fun activities and craft challenges! More...


Monday, 2 July 2018

We've heard rumours that some of the woodland fairies and elves at RSPB Coombes Valley are looking for new homes and they need your help! The team at RSPB Coombes Valley is asking for caring and friendly families to come along to the nature reserve on 22nd and 23rd September between 11 am and 4 pm to build new fairy houses and you get to take them home. More...

Big Wild Pyjama Party - RSPB Coombes Valley

Monday, 2 July 2018

To celebrate RSPB's Wild Challenge this year staff and volunteers at RSPB Coombes Valley near Leek are inviting visitors to join them on Saturday 18th August to enjoy a unique, out of hours experience to explore the nature reserve at night. This is a fantastic chance to discover more about the nocturnal wildlife that can be found around the woodlands and meadows of Coombes Valley. More...

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Click on the link for the July offering........... More...

The Biking Birder - Peru

Saturday, 19 May 2018

Birding in Peru, what could be simpler? Those of you who met me at my talk will know that I have not chosen the simple route. Neither as the literal, where one gets to Amazonia as fast as possible and sees and hears four hundred bird species in a week. Nor as the mode of transport, I choose bicycle and packraft, kayak to you and me. I choose to Go Green! More...

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Birdwatching Trip to RSPB Lakenheath Fen

Sunday, 10 June 2018

Thirty-seven members braved the early start to join us on the last coach trip of the season. The weather started off fine with blue sky, however this soon degenerated into cool misty conditions. The breakfast stop was completed and the weather still remained misty, however as we passed Cambridge blue sky started to show and shortly after our arrival at 10.45am the sky cleared and the sun came out. More...

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