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

Mon
8

A WELCOME IN THE VALLEYS: BIRDS & WILDLIFE OF WALES—Peter Ransome

Location: Hellesdon Community Centre (Entrance of Woodview Road)
Middletons lane
Norwich

Postcode: NR6 5QB (Google map)

This talk on Wales combines a variety of habitats, including reservoir and sand dunes (Kenfig), sessile oak woodlands (RSPB Yns-Hir & RSPB Dinas), farmland (Gigrin Farm & Landeussant) and coast/ sea (Skomer)

Time: 7.30pm

Price: Local group members £2.00, non members £3.00 Including Refreshments

E-mail: rspbnorwichgroup@virginmedia.com

Sat
13

GLANDFORD

Location: Meet at Cley Spy Car park
TG076391
Postcode: NR25 7JP (Google map)

Start at Cley Spy to repeat the visit made in the autumn of 2018. Facilities on site.

Leader: John Mather

Emergency Phone on the day: 07486 898129

Time: 10am

Price: No charge for local group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01603 663004 07931 038446

E-mail: john.mather7@ntlworld.com

May 2019

Wed
8

Fingringhoe Wick -- Coach Trip

Location: Coach to leave B&Q, 5, Neatmarket, Norwich NR4 6EG (Hall Road, Old Cattle Market) . (Park as close to hedge as possible) at 0830 hours. Please board coach promptly) Return about 1830 hours.


For booking form email: rspbnorwichgroup@virginmedia.com
Postcode: NR4 6EG (Google map)

Fingringhoe Wick was Essex Wildlife Trust's first nature reserve (1961) and some years later it was where the Trust opened their first visitor centre, and fifty years on visitors are still coming to see this magical place. Set in a spectacular position overlooking the Colne Estuary the visitor centre provides stunning views even on the dullest days. It offers the visitor real peace and quiet and a chance to escape from it all. The visitor centre facilities include gift shop offering light refreshments, toys, books, optics, bird feeders & feed, greeting cards and much more, Viewing tower & observation room with panoramic views. Toilets, baby changing facilities, wheel chair, hearing loop available

Emergency Phone on the day: 07486 898129

Time: 8.30am

Price: £17.00 - which includes parking, coach and entrance to Fingringhoe

Booking essential

E-mail: rspbnorwichgroup@virginmedia.com

Mon
13

RSPB'S WORK IN AFRICA: FOREST, MARSH AND MOUNTAIN—Dr Chris Magin

Location: Hellesdon Community Centre (Entrance of Woodview Road)
Middletons lane
Norwich

Postcode: NR6 5QB (Google map)

Dr Chris Magin obtained his PhD on hyraxes in the Serengeti, Tanzania, from Cambridge University in 1987. He has subsequently lived and worked in a variety of countries including Africa, Asia and the Americas for conservation organisations including IUCN, WWF, FFI and Birdlife International. Since 2004 he has worked for the International section of the RSPB, which is now part of the Global Conservation Directorate. His current role is Head of Partner Development Unit—Africa & Asia

Time: 7.30pm

Price: Local group members £2.00, non members £3.00 Including Refreshments

E-mail: rspbnorwichgroup@virginmedia.com

Sat
18

NEW BUCKENHAM

Location: New Buckenham The car park is on the right as you enter the village.

TM090905,
Postcode: NR16 2AS (Google map)

A look around this NWT reserve and grazing meadows for rare visitors and orchids. The car park is on the right as you enter the village. No facilities. Leader: John Mather

Emergency Phone on the day: 07486 898129

Time: 10.00am

Price: No charge for local group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01603 663004 07931 038446

E-mail: john.mather7@ntlworld.com

June 2019

Mon
10

BIRDING IN THE BACK GARDEN—WILDLIFE IN THE YARE VALLEY—Jim Bradley

Location: Hellesdon Community Centre (Entrance of Woodview Road)
Middletons lane
Norwich

Postcode: NR6 5QB (Google map)

This talk encompasses moths, butterflies, dragonflies with some twitching and birding abroad, but the focus would be local and bird finding.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: Local group members £2.00, non members £3.00 Including Refreshments

E-mail: rspbnorwichgroup@virginmedia.com

Sat
15

RSPB LAKENHEATH FEN AND WEETING HEATH

Location: Meet at Lakenheath Fen car park

TI722864
Postcode: IP27 9AD (Google map)

Can there be as many hobbies as last year? What chance we will see cuckoos, bitterns and stone-curlews? Facilities at both sites.

Leader: John Mather

Emergency Phone on the day: 07486 898129


Time: 10am

Price: Charge for non RSPB Members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01603 663004 07931 038446

E-mail: john.mather7@ntlworld.com

July 2019

Sat
13

POTTER HEIGHAM

Location: Meet near the bridge

Meet near the bridge for a long walk to an amazing NWT reserve that should be full of different birds and their chicks. Facilities in Potter Heigham
Leader: John Mather

Emergency Phone on the day: 07486 898129

Time: 10am

Price: No charge for local group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01603 663004 07931 038446

E-mail: john.mather7@ntlworld.com