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.

July 2019

Sat
6

Walk: Join us for a guided walk on Bookham Commons

Location: Meet at The Hundred Pound car park at the end of Bookham Road, past Downside, south of Cobham. No toilets.
Postcode: KT11 3JU (Google map)

Our annual walk for butterflies as well as birds. Fingers crossed for purple emperors and possibly nightingales and goshawk. Walks usually last 2 - 2.5 hours. Bring binoculars if you have them!

Time: 10am

Price: Members free, non-members suggested £2 donation.

Telephone: 07794 835571

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk

August 2019

Sat
10

Hen Harrier Day - Saturday 10th or Sunday 11th August

Location: Likely venues are Rainham Marshes or Arne.

We hope to participate in one of the events organised nationally by the RSPB to publicise and support the campaign to protect the iconic hen harrier against wildlife crime.

Time: 10am

Price: Free

Telephone: 07794835571

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk

Wed
21

Minibus trip to Oare Marshes

Location: Pick up points Richmond, Twickenham and Teddington. First pick up 7.30am.

The autumn wader migration should be well underway by now, providing opportunities for us to test our identification skills with little stints, whimbrel and sandpipers, as well as commoner species. Booking essential.

Time: 7.30am to 7pm.

Price: Members £25, non-members £28

Booking essential

E-mail: rodrtbirds@btinternet.com

September 2019

Wed
4

40th Anniversary Talk - Keith Betton

Location: The Hyde Room, York House, York Street, Twickenham
Postcode: TW1 3BZ (Google map)

A talk by Keith Betton, founder leader of Richmond & Twickenham group, and probably the youngest ever leader of any RSPB group!

Time: 7.30pm

Price: Group members free, non-members £4

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk

October 2019

Thu
17

40th Anniversary Talk - David Lindo

Location: The Hyde Room, York House, York Street, Twickenham
Postcode: TW1 3BZ (Google map)

A talk by David Lindo - he's the Urban Birder. Broadcaster, writer, naturalist, photographer, public speaker and passionate about birds.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: Group members free, non-members £4

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk

November 2019

Wed
6

40th Anniversary Talk - RSPB director

Location: The Hyde Room, York House, York Street, Twickenham

Postcode: TW1 3BZ (Google map)

A director from the RSPB will give a talk about the charity's work.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: Members free, non-members £4

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk

Tue
19

40th Anniversary Talk - Dominic Couzens

Location: The Hyde Room, York House, York Street, Twickenham
Postcode: TW1 3BZ (Google map)

Dominic Couzens - a regular contributor to the RSPB magazine Nature's Home, as well as BBC Wildlife magazine, and an excellent speaker on birds from native Britain, Europe and further afield.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: Members free, non-members £4

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk