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.

January 2019

Sun
20

Exe Estuary, Devon trip - 20th to 23rd January

Location: Contact Debbie Williams for more details 07507 200271

A trip to this exciting birding hotspot, to include a cruise on the River Exe.

Time: 10am

Price: This trip is now fully booked

Booking essential

Telephone: 07507 200271

E-mail: Debbiewilliams10@aol.com

February 2019

Sun
3

Minibus trip along the South Essex Coast

Location: First pick Teddington 7.30am

This trip will include several stops in search of Turnstone, Purple Sandpiper, Short-eared Owl and other interesting species reported in the area at the time.

Time: 7.30am

Price: £25 for group members-£28 for non-members

Booking essential

Telephone: 07549895152

E-mail: davekew7@gmail.com

Wed
6

Bird Migration

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

Peter Holden MBE, a senior manager for over 40 years with the RSPB, author and lifelong conservationist, returns to explain bird movement between breeding and non-breeding areas, usually motivated by the availability of resources such as food,nesting sites and habitat.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: free to members, £4.00 for non-members

Telephone: 020 8742 8092

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk

Sat
9

Morning walk around Thursley Common

Location: Meet at the Moat car park, south of Elstead, on the minor road between Elstead and Thursday.
No toilets on site
Postcode: GU8 6LW (Google map)

We could see great gray shrikes, Dartford warblers and other heathland species.

Time: 10.00am

Price: free to members, non-members £2 donation suggested

Telephone: 07794835571

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk

Tue
12

RSPB Farnham reserve

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

Mike Coates, RSPB site manager, will talk about the development of the reserve and the wildlife found there.
There will be a car-sharing trip to this site in the spring.

Time: 2pm

Price: Free to group members-£4 for non-members

Telephone: 07794 835571

E-mail: Richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk

Sat
23

Morning walk at Bedfont Lakes Country Park

Location: Meet at the visitors centre on Clockhouse Lane (bus 116 to north end of Clockhouse Lane or buses 117, 417 to south end)
Toilets at Visitor Centre
Postcode: TW14 8QA (Google map)

A former landfill site that has, since 1988, matured into one of the best birdwatching sites in south west London with regular overwintering bittern, wildfowl and thrushes.
www.bedfontlakes.co.uk/index.htm

Time: 10am

Price: Free to group members - £2 donation for non-members

Telephone: 07794 835571

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk