Trip reports

Cornmill Meadows - in the Lee Valley Park

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Cornmill Meadows is one of the best examples of semi-natural floodplain grassland in the Lee Valley Park, renowned for its butterflies and dragonflies. More...

Thursley Common

Sunday, 10 June 2018

An evening walk at Thursley Common, Surrey More...

Pulborough Brooks RSPB Reserve

Sunday, 20 May 2018

A cold, misty start followed by brilliant warm sunshine. An enjoyable day spent watching a wide variety of natural history subjects . More...

Little Paxton gravel pits

Sunday, 6 May 2018

An enjoyable, but slightly disappointing, walk around one of our favourite destinations. More...

Otmoor RSPB reserve, near Oxford

Sunday, 22 April 2018

This fabulous reserve lived up to its reputation as a warbler hotspot! More...

Hilfield Park Reservoir

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

A well-attended mid-week visit this restricted site. More...

Ivinghoe Beacon and College Lake

Sunday, 8 April 2018

A disappointing day with rain, mist and fog. More...

Broadwater Lake and the River Colne

Sunday, 25 March 2018

A quiet morning's walk along the River Colne with views over several lakes. More...

London Wetland Centre, Barnes

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

A day's birding at this renowned London reserve. More...

Amwell and Fishers Green

Sunday, 7 January 2018

A two-centred trip to the Lee Valley. More...

Sunday, 3 December 2017

An evening visit to try and see the starling murmuration. More...

Little Marlow gravel pits

Sunday, 19 November 2017

A sunny morning's birding at this interesting site More...

Farlington Marsh, Portsmouth

Sunday, 5 November 2017

A lovely day's birding at this brilliant site. More...

Rainham Marshes, Essex

Sunday, 1 October 2017

A quiet walk around this interesting reserve. More...

Tyttenhanger Gravel Pits

Sunday, 3 September 2017

Another trip to this ever-changing site. More...

Oare Marshes on the North Kent coast

Sunday, 6 August 2017

A great day's birding at this always interesting site. More...

Chobham Common

Sunday, 23 July 2017

A morning walk at this heathland site, looking for summer wildlife. More...

Decoy Heath and Padworth Common

Sunday, 25 June 2017

Butterflies and Dragonflies at a quiet time for birds. More...

Rye Meads RSPB Nature Reserve

Sunday, 11 June 2017

An interesting morning's walk around this great little reserve. More...

Ickenham Marsh, near Uxbridge

Sunday, 28 May 2017

This reserve is managed by the London Wildlife Trust and borders more extensive open countryside. More...

Stodmarsh, Kent

Sunday, 14 May 2017

A day of mixed fortunes at this (usually) prolific site. More...

Nightingale singing

Sunday, 30 April 2017

A successful outing to this reliably good site. More...

Dungeness RSPB Reserve, March 2017

Sunday, 19 March 2017

A full day's birding in this otherworldly landscape! More...

Coal tit perched on bramble bush

Sunday, 5 March 2017

An afternoon walk in Penn Wood, looking for birds coming in to roost. More...

A morning birding at Otmoor, near Oxford.

Sunday, 5 February 2017

Otmoor is an outstanding reserve, reliably producing birds, both in variety and number, that is unusual for an inland site. More...

A birding walk around Wilstone Reservoir

Sunday, 22 January 2017

A bright and sunny morning's stroll around Wilstone Reservoir near Tring. More...

Adult bittern wading in reedbed at Lee Valley Country Park

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

A successful days birding at the London Wetland Centre! More...

Adult whooper swans feeding in fields

Sunday, 11 December 2016

Brilliant views of thousands of wildfowl and waterbirds in bright sunshine. More...

Rainham Marshes on 6th November 2016

Sunday, 6 November 2016

An early winter visit to this fabulous reserve. More...

Bittern feeding in reedbeds

Sunday, 15 June 2014

Great expectations of unusual birds . . . More...

Ivinghoe Beacon 13 April 2014

Sunday, 13 April 2014

A lovely walk on a bright, sunny morning. More...

Dark-bellied brent goose on water at Hayling Island

Thursday, 3 April 2014

We went to Farlington to see the sea(birds). And what did we see? We saw the mud! More...

Coal tit perched on bramble bush

Sunday, 9 March 2014

When you start the walk downhill, you know you've got the uphill bit to come. More...

Group visit to New Forest and Keyhaven

Sunday, 11 November 2012

Fabulous birding and great weather! What more could you ask for! More...