Events

Indoor meetings are held monthly from September until May, usually on the 3rd Friday of the month in the United Church Hall in Duke Street, Southport. There is a car-park adjacent to the hall and ample street parking nearby. Field trips are normally led by Martin from whom further details can be obtained.

December 2018

Fri
14

POLAR PROTECTION

Location: Lord Street West United Church hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 2BH (Google map)

Brian Anderson from Chester returns to present Polar wildlife and landscape and their threats

Time: 7.45 pm

Price: £2.50 for group members; £3.50 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com

January 2019

Fri
18

THE ENDEMIC BIRDS OF SOUTH EAST BRAZIL

Location: Lord Street West United Church hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 2BH (Google map)

Rick and Elis Simpson return to bring us the birdlife of Brazil

Time: 7.45 pm

Price: £2.50 for group members; £3.50 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com

Sun
20

FIELD TRIP - EASTHAM WOODS

Location: Meet in the car park of Eastham Woods, via Birkenhead Tunnel and A41 (OS Grid SJ363819)

Our monthly field trip, led by Martin. Have an enjoyable day with the thrill of the unknown. Please wear suitable clothing for the time of year and the weather and bring a packed lunch. Journeys are made by private car and car sharing is encouraged to lessen the carbon impact. If you require transport please have a word with Martin before the event and he will attempt to arrange a lift for you.
For further information and bookings please telephone Martin.

Time: 10:00 am

Price: Free to group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01695 575317

February 2019

Sun
10

FIELD TRIP: WORLD'S END AND BOD PETRYAL PICNIC SITE

Location: World's End

Our monthly field trip, led by Martin. Have an enjoyable day with the thrill of the unknown. Please wear suitable clothing for the time of year and the weather and bring a packed lunch. Journeys are made by private car and car sharing is encouraged to lessen the carbon impact. If you require transport please have a word with Martin before the event and he will attempt to arrange a lift for you.
For further information and bookings please telephone Martin.

Pre-booking is essential for this trip which involves a pre-dawn 6.30 am start from Word's End.

Time: 6.30 am

Price: 01695 575317

Booking essential

Fri
15

BIRDS OF THE GAMBIA

Location: Lord Street West United Church hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 2BH (Google map)

In February we move from South America to Africa for a presentation by Dennis Atherton from Bolton.

Time: 7.45 pm

Price: £2.50 for group members; £3.50 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com

March 2019

Fri
15

JAPAN IN WINTER

Location: Lord Street West United Church hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 2BH (Google map)

Well, no-one can accuse us of not getting around this year, as we move this month to a third continent, Asia, to hear and see Barrie Cooper from Hampshire present the winter birds and wildlife of Japan.

Time: 7.45 pm

Price: £2.50 for group members; £3.50 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com

Sun
24

FIELD TRIP: MARSHSIDE

Location: Meet in the car park adjacent to the coastal road at Marshside

Our monthly field trip, led by Martin. Have an enjoyable day with the thrill of the unknown. Please wear suitable clothing for the time of year and the weather and bring a packed lunch. Journeys are made by private car and car sharing is encouraged to lessen the carbon impact. If you require transport please have a word with Martin before the event and he will attempt to arrange a lift for you.
For further information and bookings please telephone Martin.

Time: 10:00 am

Price: Free to Local Group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01695 575317

April 2019

Fri
12

FARMING AND WILDLIFE

Location: Lord Street West United Church hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 2BH (Google map)

We return to native terra firma in April when Nicholas Watts from Spalding, a farmer himself, will traverse the country to talk on the controversial but very important subject of the interaction between farming and wildlife

Time: 7.45pm

Price: £2.50 for group members; £3.50 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com

Sun
28

FIELD TRIP: LUNT MEADOWS LWT

Location: Meet in the main car park

Our monthly field trip, led by Martin. Have an enjoyable day with the thrill of the unknown. Please wear suitable clothing for the time of year and the weather and bring a packed lunch. Journeys are made by private car and car sharing is encouraged to lessen the carbon impact. If you require transport please have a word with Martin before the event and he will attempt to arrange a lift for you.
For further information and bookings please telephone Martin.

Time: 10.00 am

Price: Free to Local Group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01695 575317

May 2019

Fri
17

SOME BIRDS OF IBERIA

Location: Lord Street West United Church hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 2BH (Google map)

Ron Jackson from Southport (and our short and sweet AGM)

Time: 7.45pm

Price: £2.50 for group members; £3.50 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com

Sun
19

FIELD TRIP: BRANDON MARSH WARWICKSHIRE WWT

Location: Meet 200 yards south east of the A45/A46 junction (Toll Bar End) via Brandon Lane (OS Grid SP386761)

Our monthly field trip, led by Martin. Have an enjoyable day with the thrill of the unknown. Please wear suitable clothing for the time of year and the weather and bring a packed lunch. Journeys are made by private car and car sharing is encouraged to lessen the carbon impact. If you require transport please have a word with Martin before the event and he will attempt to arrange a lift for you.
For further information and bookings please telephone Martin.

Time: 10.00 am

Price: Free to Local Group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01695 575317

June 2019

Sun
9

FIELD TRIP: RSPB SOUTH STACK

Location: Meet in main car park via A55

Our monthly field trip, led by Martin. Have an enjoyable day with the thrill of the unknown. Please wear suitable clothing for the time of year and the weather and bring a packed lunch. Journeys are made by private car and car sharing is encouraged to lessen the carbon impact. If you require transport please have a word with Martin before the event and he will attempt to arrange a lift for you.
For further information and bookings please telephone Martin.

Time: 10.30 am

Price: Free to Local Group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01695 575317

July 2019

Sun
14

FIELD TRIP: DUNELAND BUTTERFLY HUNT AINSDALE

Location: Meet at Ainsdale Discovery Centre carpark

Our monthly field trip, led by Martin. Have an enjoyable day with the thrill of the unknown. Please wear suitable clothing for the time of year and the weather and bring a packed lunch. Journeys are made by private car and car sharing is encouraged to lessen the carbon impact. If you require transport please have a word with Martin before the event and he will attempt to arrange a lift for you.
For further information and bookings please telephone Martin.

Time: 10.00 am

Price: Free to Local Group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01695 575317

August 2019

Sun
18

FIELD TRIP: RISLEY MOSS AND PENNINGTON FLASH

Location: Meet in carpark at Risley Moss accessed by leaving the M62 at Junction 11 and following the brown signs.

Our monthly field trip, led by Martin. Have an enjoyable day with the thrill of the unknown. Please wear suitable clothing for the time of year and the weather and bring a packed lunch. Journeys are made by private car and car sharing is encouraged to lessen the carbon impact. If you require transport please have a word with Martin before the event and he will attempt to arrange a lift for you.
For further information and bookings please telephone Martin.

Time: 10.00 am

Price: Free to Local Group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01695 575317

September 2019

Fri
20

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, HOME OF THE HUMMINGBIRD

Location: Lord Street West United Church hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 2BH (Google map)

With summer over, we stay in warmer climes to see the birdlife of Trinidad and Tobago presented by Ashkey Grove from Worcestershire.

Time: 7.45 pm

Price: £2.50 for group members; £3.50 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com

Sun
29

FIELD TRIP: POINT OF AYR

Location: Meet in the Lighthouse Inn carpark at Talacre Beach

Our monthly field trip, led by Martin. Have an enjoyable day with the thrill of the unknown. Please wear suitable clothing for the time of year and the weather and bring a packed lunch. Journeys are made by private car and car sharing is encouraged to lessen the carbon impact. If you require transport please have a word with Martin before the event and he will attempt to arrange a lift for you.
For further information and bookings please telephone Martin.

Time: 10.00 am

Price: Free to Local Group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 016195 575317

October 2019

Fri
18

A BIRDER'S FLORIDA

Location: Lord Street West United Church hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 2BH (Google map)

The birdlife of Florida with Paul Hobson who travels to us from Sheffield.

Time: 7.45 pm

Price: £2.50 for group members; £3.50 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com

Sun
27

FIELD TRIP: HOYLAKE - FOR HIGH TIDE

Location: Meet in car park on Promenade

Our monthly field trip, led by Martin. Have an enjoyable day with the thrill of the unknown. Please wear suitable clothing for the time of year and the weather and bring a packed lunch. Journeys are made by private car and car sharing is encouraged to lessen the carbon impact. If you require transport please have a word with Martin before the event and he will attempt to arrange a lift for you.
For further information and bookings please telephone Martin.

Time: 9.00 am

Price: Free to Local Group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01695 575317

November 2019

Fri
15

WILDLIFE SPECTACLES OF BRITAIN

Location: Lord Street West United Church hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 2BH (Google map)

Having journeyed across the globe, this month Steve Lovell from Lincolnshire is going to remind us of the fabulous wildlife we can discover and enjoy much closer to home.

Time: 7.45 pm

Price: £2.50 for group members; £3.50 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com

Sun
24

FIELD TRIP: HOLYHEAD HARBOUR AND NATURE PARK

Location: Park and meet on the road overlooking the harbour, west of the Ferry Terminal

HOLYHEAD HARBOUR AND NATURE PARK

Time: 10:00 am

Price: Free to Local Group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01695 676317

December 2019

Fri
13

PETRELS, PADDYS AND PENGUINS

Location: Lord Street West United Church hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 2BH (Google map)

A speaker, well known to the Group, Brian Anderson from Chester. introduces us to a suitably winter themed presentation on the birds of Antarcitca

Time: 7.45 pm

Price: £2.50 for group members; £3.50 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com