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 2018

Sat
12

RSPB LAKENHEATH AND NWT WEETING HEATH

Location: RSPB LAKENHEATH AND WEETING—TI22864/ TI757881, IP27 9AD/IP26 4NQ
Postcode: IP27 9AD (Google map)

Two Breckland reserves, spring migrants, bittern and Cuckoo at Lakenheath and stone curlew at Weeting, just some of the possible highlights. Facilities at both sites.

Leader John Mather

Emergency phone on the day: 07846 898129

Time: 10am

Price: Charge for Non RSPB Members Non NWT Members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01603 663004 07931 038446

E-mail: john.mather7@ntlworld.com

Mon
14

RSPB MINSMERE A HOME FOR NATURE - Ian Barthorpe

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

Postcode: NR6 5QB (Google map)

Ian is the Visitor Experience Officer at Minsmere. Tonight's talk will update us on this fantastic
coastal nature reserve. Minsmere was also home to the BBC's Springwatch for 3 years.

Time: 7.30pm

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

E-mail: rspbnorwichgroup@virginmedia.com

Wed
16

RIVER TUD/MARRIOTTS WAY

Location: Meet in Gunton Lane car park. TG192108
Postcode: NR5 0AD (Google map)

Meet at 7pm in the parking area off Gunton Lane for John Butcher's annual evening visit.
Leader David Porter

Bring Insect Repellent

Emergency phone on the day: 07486 898129

Time: 7pm

Price: No Charge.

Booking essential

Telephone: 01603 663004 07931 038446

E-mail: john.mather7@ntlworld.com

June 2018

Sun
10

KELLING HEATH

Location: KELLING HEATH—TG103419,
Postcode: NR25 7ER (Google map)

Dartford warblers, wood larks and hopefully a turtle dove or two. Bring lunch for optional pm visit to Kelling Quags.
No facilities.
Leaders: Barry & Sue Jones

Emergency Phone on day: 07486 898129

Time: 10am

Price: No Charge

Booking essential

Telephone: 01603 663004 07931 038446

E-mail: john.mather7@ntlworld.com

Mon
11

OWLS A CULTURAL HISTORY - Mike Toms.

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

Postcode: NR6 5QB (Google map)

As the Associate Director, Communications (Science) for the British Trust for Ornithology, Mike explores the ways in which we have viewed owls through the centuries and how those relationships have shaped our current
conservation interest in these birds

Time: 7.30pm

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

E-mail: rspbnorwichgroup@virginmedia.com

July 2018

Sun
8

RSPB BUCKENHAM MARSHES AND STRUMPSHAW FEN

Location: Meet in the car RSPB park at Buckenham Station TG351056
Postcode: NR13 4HW (Google map)

Meet in the RSPB car park at Buckenham Marshes for a visit to both reserves looking for summer residents and visitors including Ruff. Facilities at Strumpshaw only.
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

September 2018

Mon
10

BIRDS OF GREAT BRITAIN - Perry Fairman

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

Postcode: NR6 5QB (Google map)

Perry has studied Natural History all his life and has worked for various organisations (Speyside Wildlife, Norfolk Wildlife Trust etc) and has written articles and reports for various bodies where some of my photographs have also been published. He has a particular interest in Behavioural Ecology and this also helps immensely with photographing the various subjects. Tonight's talk will feature a selection of British Birds with some rarities.

Time: 7.30pm

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

E-mail: rspbnorwichgroup@virginmedia.com

Sun
16

GLANDFORD

Location: GLANDFORD—TG076391
Postcode: NR25 7JP (Google map)

Observing woodland and meadow residents around Cley Spy. Facilities available. Leader John Mather

Emergency Phone on the day: 07486 898129

Time: 10.00am

Price: Free of Charge

Booking essential

Telephone: 01603 663004 07931 038446

E-mail: john.mather7@ntlworld.com