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 send them to our email address se_herts_rspb@yahoo.co.uk

December 2019

Sat
7

Full day exploring RSPB Rye Meads and HMWT Amwell sites

Location: RSPB Rye Meads and HMWT Amwell sites

Local Walk: A full day walk, Rye Meads / HMWT Amwell, A walk around both reserves finishing by
viewing the Amwell gull roost. Meet in Rye Meads reserve car park. Postcode: SG12 8JS (T).

RSPB members must bring their membership cards to ensure free parking at Rye Meads.

PLEASE NOTE:
A local walk may be cancelled at the discretion of the walk leader if the weather is very bad, please take this into consideration before joining any walk

Time: 9.30am

Price: No charge but donations always very welcome

E-mail: se_herts_rspb@yahoo.co.uk

Tue
17

Christmas Group Meeting

Location: United Reformed Church Hall, Mill Lane, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire

Parking is at the rear and the side of the hall or in Mill Lane. Please park thoughtfully and share cars where possible. Access and facilities are suitable for wheelchairs.

Postcode: EN10 7BQ (Google map)

Our popular Christmas Group Meeting, This meeting features a 'bring and share' supper, our own members showing their pictures and a fun quiz. Always popular so come and enjoy the festivities!

Please let us know the food items you will be bringing along to share at the November meeting. Soft drinks, wine and beer will be provided.

Time: Doors open by 7.30pm for 8.00 pm start

Price: RSPB members £3.00, non-RSPB members £3.50

E-mail: se_herts_rspb@yahoo.co.uk

Sun
29

Post Christmas walk at Abberton Reservoir

Location: Abberton Reservoir.

Our traditional post Christmas walk. This year at Abberton Reservoir. Bring your leftover Christmas
fare for lunch. Meet on the Layer Breton causeway off the B1026. (T)

Time: 09:30 am

Price: Free, but donations always gratefully accepted.

E-mail: se_herts_rspb@yahoo.co.uk

January 2020

Sun
19

Car Outing: Stockers Lake

Location: Herts and Middlesex Trust Reserve at Stockers Lane. Meet Aquadrome car park on Frogmore Lane by 9.30am.
Postcode: WD3 1NB (Google map)

A new location for the group. We will be looking for wintering birds and often with a good chance to spot rarities. The reserve warden will be leading us around the reserve. Toilets are available.

Time: Meet in the car park at 9.30

Price: No charge but a donation may be made

Telephone: 07821 875419

E-mail: stan.kitchiner@hotmail.com

Tue
28

Indoor Meeting

Location: at The United Reformed Church Hall, Mill Lane, Broxbourne, EN10 7BG (Wheelchair accessible) Refreshments are available. Parking in the car park at rear of hall and in Mill Lane.
Postcode: EN10 7BG (Google map)

RSPB's Head of Ecology Graham White presents...' Managing RSPB nature reserves for the future - a look at climate change issues and new colonists'

Time: Doors open 19.30 pm for a 20.00 pm start.

Price: Admission charge £3.00 RSPB members, £3.50 non-members.

Telephone: 07821875419

E-mail: stan.kitchiner@hotmail.com

February 2020

Sat
1

Our Annual Quiz night

Location: The United Reformed Church Hall, Mill Lane, Broxbourne (Wheelchair accessible) Parking at rear of hall or in Mill Lane
Postcode: EN10 7BG (Google map)

Our annual quiz in aid of the RSPB

Time: 7.00 pm for 7.30 pm start

Price: £72 for table of eight. Includes supper but BYO drinks.

Booking essential

Telephone: 07920 482111

E-mail: steve.kiln@sky.com

Sun
2

Local Walk to RSPB Fowlmere Reserve

Location: RSPB Fowlmere Reserve
Postcode: SG8 6EZ (Google map)

We will be looking for wintering passerines coming in to roost.

Time: Meet in the reserve car park by 13.00 pm

Price: Free for RSPB members small charge for non members

Telephone: 07821875419

E-mail: stan.kitchiner@hotmail.com

Sat
15

Coach Outing to Hunstanton Cliffs and RSPB Titchwell reserve

Location: Hunstanton Cliffs and RSPB Titchwell

Hunstanton Cliffs and RSPB Titchwell. For Fulmars and winter birds. Coach departs Broxbourne 7.30, Ware 7.45 Toilets available at both sites. Bring packed lunch and warm clothing

Time: Coach departs Broxbourne 7.30, Ware 7.45

Price: £22 adults, £12 under 18's

Booking essential

Telephone: 07920482111

E-mail: steve.kiln@sky.com

Sun
23

Car Outing: Tollesbury Marshes, Essex

Location: Tollesbury Marshes

Beached Bird Survey at Tollesbury. Essex. The group has been carrying out these surveys since the 1970's. Come along and see what we do. Details from Ted Bell on 01920 467809 Toilets available

Time: Meet in the car park by 11.00 pm

Price: No charge but a donation may be made

Telephone: 01920 467809

E-mail: se_herts_rspb@yahoo.co.uk

Tue
25

February Indoor Meeting

Location: The United Reformed Church Hall, Mill Lane, Broxbourne (Wheelchair accessible) Parking in the car park at rear of hall and in Mill Lane. Refreshments are available.
Postcode: EN10 7BG (Google map)

Paul Roper presents... 'Gulls - what a load of rubbish'

Time: Doors open 19.30 pm for a 20.00 pm start.

Price: Admission charge £3.00 RSPB members, £3.50 non-members.

Telephone: 07821875419

E-mail: stan.kitchiner@hotmail.com

March 2020

Thu
5

Local Walk around Stanstead Innings

Location: Meet in Rye Meads Reserve car park.
Postcode: SG12 8JS (Google map)

A walk around the lakes next to Rye Meads reserve looking for wintering wildfowl and other winter visitors

Time: Meet in the car park by 9.30

Price: No charge but a donation may be made

Telephone: 07821875419

E-mail: stan.kitchiner@hotmail.com

Tue
10

Car Outing to RSPB Rainham Marshes

Location: RSPB Rainham Marshes
Postcode: RM19 1SZ (Google map)

A walk around the reserve and along the Thames towpath for wintering birds.

Time: Meet in the Reserve car park by 9.30

Price: Free for RSPB members small charge for non members

Telephone: 07821875419

E-mail: stan.kitchiner@hotmail.com

Tue
31

March Indoor Meeting

Location: The United Reformed Church Hall, Mill Lane, Broxbourne (Wheelchair accessible). Refreshments are available. Parking in the car park at rear of hall and in Mill Lane
Postcode: EN10 7BG (Google map)

Colin Kirtland presents.... 'India: the wonders of Rajasthan, its people and birds'

Time: Doors open 19.30 pm for a 20.00 pm start.

Price: Admission charge £3.00 RSPB members, £3.50 non-members.

Telephone: 07821875419

E-mail: stan.kitchiner@hotmail.com

April 2020

Fri
3

Local Walk to Tyttenhanger Gravel Pits

Location: Tyttnehanger Gravel Pits. Meet at the top end of Church Lane by the Model Railway enclosure.
Postcode: AL4 0NH (Google map)

A chance to see late leaving winter and early arriving summer migrants plus resident birds.

Time: Meet by 9.30

Price: No charge but a donation may be made

Telephone: 07821875419

E-mail: se_herts_rspb@yahoo.co.uk

Tue
28

Indoor Meeting

Location: United Reformed Church Hall, Mill Lane, Broxbourne (Wheelchair accessible) Refreshments are available. Parking in the car park at rear of hall and in Mill Lane.
Postcode: EN10 7BG (Google map)

Join us for our AGM and own members entertaining us with their travel pictures

Time: Doors open 19.30 pm for a 20.00 pm start.

Price: Admission charge £3.00 RSPB members, £3.50 non-members.

Telephone: 07821875419

E-mail: se_herts_rspb@yahoo.co.uk

May 2020

Sun
10

Local Walk: Broxbourne Woods

Location: Broxbourne Woods. Meet at 5.00am in the Hoddesdon Civic Hall car park.
Postcode: EN11 8BE (Google map)

Local Walk: Dawn Chorus - Listen for summer migrants and resident songbirds in this ancient woodland.

Time: Meet in the car park at 5am

Price: No charge but a donation may be made

Telephone: 07821875419

E-mail: se_herts_rspb@yahoo.co.uk

Thu
14

Car Outing: College Lakes and Tring Reservoirs.

Location: Meet at College Lakes Visitor Centre. Post code HP23 5QG , Car park charge applies.

A full day's walk around these two wetland sites for spring migrants and resident birds.

Time: Meet in the car park at 9.30

Price: No charge but a donation may be made

Telephone: 07821875419

E-mail: se_herts_rspb@yahoo.co.uk

Tue
26

Indoor Meeting:

Location: The United Reformed Church Hall, Mill Lane, Broxbourne, (Wheelchair accessible) Refreshments are available. Parking in the car park at rear of hall and in Mill Lane.
Postcode: EN10 7BG (Google map)

Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust's Sarah Perry presents...Living Rivers of Hertfordshire. Plus bring and buy plant sale.

Time: Doors open 19.30 for a 20.00 start.

Price: Admission charge £3.00 RSPB members, £3.50 non-members.

Telephone: 07821875419

E-mail: se_herts_rspb@yahoo.co.uk

June 2020

Mon
8

Local Walk aound Wheathampstead

Location: Meet in the East Lane car park. Toilets are available
Postcode: AL4 8BS (Google map)

Discover the delightful countryside and wildlife around Wheathampstead

Time: Meet in the car park at 9.30

Price: No charge but a donation may be made

Telephone: 07821875419

E-mail: se_herts_rspb@yahoo.co.uk

Tue
30

Indoor Meeting: My love of Africa

Location: United Reformed Church Hall, Mill Lane, Broxbourne, (Wheelchair accessible) Refreshments are available. Parking in the car park at rear of hall and in Mill Lane.
Postcode: EN10 7BG (Google map)

Wildlife Photographer Tom Way presents...'My Love of Africa. From the Bwindi Mountains in search of gorillas to meerkats in the Kalahari'.

Time: Doors open 19.30 for a 20.00 start.

Price: Admission charge £3.00 RSPB members, £3.50 non-members.

Telephone: 07821875419

E-mail: se_herts_rspb@yahoo.co.uk

July 2020

Fri
3

Local Walk to Connaught Water

Location: Meet in the Rangers Road car park at 7pm. Postcode: E4 7QH.

An evening walk around Connaught Water, Chingford Plain and Epping Forest.

Time: Meet in the car park at 7pm

Price: No charge but a donation may be made

Telephone: 07821875419

E-mail: se_herts_rspb@yahoo.co.uk