Events

Everyone is welcome to come to any of our events. For more information please use the contact details shown for each event.

December 2019

Sun
15

Minibus trip to Elmley, Isle of Sheppey

Location: Pick-up points at Richmond, Teddington and Twickenham. Details of exact pick-up location are in the Events Programme. First pick-up at 7.30am

We will visit the Elmley reserve for waders and ducks, moving as dusk falls to a viewpoint for roosting harriers and other raptors.

Please bring a packed lunch.

Time: 7.30am

Price: Members £25, non-members £28

Booking essential

E-mail: rodrtbirds@btinternet.com

January 2020

Wed
1

Morning Walk: Join us for a guided walk in Bushy Park

Location: Meet at the Pheasantry Café car park. Buses 111, 216, 441 and 461 stop near Hampton Court Gate (20 mins). Teddington and Hampton Court stations 25-30 mins.
Postcode: TW11 0EW (Google map)

Start the new year off with some fresh air, convivial company and feathered friends. A walk through the varied habitats of this royal park.

Time: 10am

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

Telephone: 07794 835571

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk

Wed
8

Talk: Glenda Law - Wildlife of the Canadian Rockies

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

Weds 8th 7.30pm TALK Wildlife of the Canadian Rockies
Glenda Law will tell us more about the land of maple leaves, moose, bears and beavers.

Please note date!

Time: 7.30pm

Price: Members free, non-members £4

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk

Tue
14

Talk: Perivale Wood Nature Reserve

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

Andy Pedley of the Selbourne Society tells us about this area of ancient oak woodland run as a reserve by the society since 1902 as a memorial to the naturalist Gilbert White.

Time: 2pm

Price: Members free, non-members £4

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk

Sat
18

Minibus trip to Hayling Island/ Farlington

Location: Pick-up points at Richmond, Teddington and Twickenham. Exact location details are shown in Events Programme. First pick-up will be at 7.30am.

Expect sweeping views over Langstone Harbour and vast numbers of overwintering wildfowl and waders.

Please bring a packed lunch.

Time: 7.30am

Price: Members £25, non-members £28

Booking essential

E-mail: rodrtbirds@btinternet.com

Sun
26

Morning Walk: Join us for a guided walk at Wraysbury Gravel Pits

Location: Meet at Feathers Lane off Wraysbury Road B376, near M25 Junction 13. Bus 61 from Wraysbury Station. No Toilets.
Postcode: TW19 5AJ (Google map)

A mosaic of open water, scrub and woodland. Walks usually last around 2.5 hours, bring binoculars if you have them.

Please wear footwear and clothing appropriate to the location, prevailing weather and insect activity.

Time: 9.30am

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

Telephone: 07794 835571

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk

February 2020

Wed
5

Talk: Andre Farrar - Birds of moor and mountains

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

After 36 years at the RSPB, including as Campaigns Manager, Andre Farrar is still highly motivated to protect raptors and other wildlife in our countryside. We'll hear his perspective.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: Members free, non-members £4

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk

Sun
9

Minibus trip to Blashford Lakes & New Forest

Location: Pick-up points at Richmond, Teddington and Twickenham. Location details of pick-up points are given in the Events Programme. Earliest pick-up is 7.30am. Location details for the pick-up are in the Events Programme which is in the News section.

Target species include redpoll, brambling and rarer gulls, and, in the New Forest, firecrest, Dartford warbler and hawfinch.

Please bring a packed lunch.

Time: 7.30am

Price: Members £25, non-members £28

Booking essential

E-mail: rodrtbirds@btinternet.com

Tue
11

Talk: Mike Grimshaw - Return to Zimbabwe

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

Lecturer, naturalist and photographer Mike Grimshaw, will talk about the birds and other wildlife of Zimbabwe, where he has close personal connections.

Time: 2pm

Price: Members free, non-members £4

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk

Sat
22

Morning Walk: Join us for a guided walk on Thursley Common

Location: Meet in the Moat car park, south of Elstead, on the minor road between Elstead and Thursley.
Postcode: GU8 6LW (Google map)

We should see grey shrike, Dartford warbler and other heathland species. Walks usually last around 2.5 hours, bring binoculars if you have them.

Please wear footwear and clothing appropriate to the location, prevailing weather and insect activity.

Time: 10am

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

Telephone: 07794 835571

E-mail: richmondrspb@yahoo.co.uk