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 2019

Sun
15

FIELD TRIP: CROSBY MARINA

Location: Meet in the second car park after turning off the A565 at the traffic light before the flyover (if heading towards Liverpool)

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: 10.30am

Price: Free to Local Group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01695 575317

January 2020

Fri
17

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Location: Lord Street West United Church Hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 1LS (Google map)

Holly Page, a new speaker to the group, presents the wildlife of the most western province of Canada

Time: 7.45 pm

Price: £3.00 for group members; £4.00 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com

Sun
26

FIELD TRIP - MARSHSIDE

Location: Meet in the sandwinning carpark on the coastal road at the junction with Marshside Road

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

February 2020

Fri
21

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - Home of the Humming Bird

Location: Lord Street West United Church Hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 1LS (Google map)

A speaker, originally scheduled for 2019, Ashley Grove from Worcestershire braves the Februay weather to take us to the warmer climes of the West Indies.

Time: 7.45 pm

Price: £3.00 for group members; £4.00 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com

Sun
23

FIELD TRIP - FORMBY POINT

Location: Meet in the Lifeboat Road 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: 09.30 am

Price: Free to Local Group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01695 575317

March 2020

Sun
8

FIELD TRIP - PARKGATE and WIRRAL WAY

Location: Meet Old Baths 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: 9.00 am

Price: Free to Local Group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01695 575317

Fri
20

SOME BIRDS OF THE ISLANDS AND HIGHLANDS

Location: Lord Street West United Church Hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 1LS (Google map)

A spring visit to Scotland with Southport's own Ron Jackson.

Time: 7.45 pm

Price: £3.00 for group members; £4.00 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com

April 2020

Fri
17

SEA PIES, SMUDGIES AND TOBIES - THE WORLD'S MY OYSTERCATCHER

Location: Lord Street West United Church Hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 1LS (Google map)

The fascinating world of oystercatchers, a bird familiar to us locally, is brought to us by sea and coastal bird experts Rick and Elis Simpson.

Time: 7.45 pm

Price: £3.00 for group members; £4.00 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com

Sun
26

FIELD TRIP - EAVES WOOD then LEIGHTON MOSS

Location: Meet OS Grid ref SD471759
Postcode: LA9 0UQ (Google map)

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 2020

Fri
15

FLORIDA, A WINTER WONDERLAND and AGM

Location: Lord Street West United Church Hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 1LS (Google map)

As another seasonal timetravel, we journey to Florida with Dennis Atherton from Bolton

Time: 7.45 pm

Price: £3.00 for group members; £4.00 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com

Sun
17

FIELD TRIP - CONISTON WATER

Location: Meet in free car park, OS grid ref SD310952

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 2020

Sun
14

FIELD TRIP -HESKETH OUTMARSH

Location: Meet Dibb Road 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

July 2020

Sun
12

FIELD TRIP - WHITEGATE WAY

Location: Meet Whitegate Station, Cheshire off A54
Postcode: CW7 2QE (Google map)

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 2020

Sun
23

FIELD TRIP - HOYLAKE and RED ROCKS (afternoon)

Location: Meet at Hoylake Promenade via Kings Parade

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: 1.15 pm

Price: Free to Local Group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01695 575317

September 2020

Fri
18

DISCOVERING DOŅANA SPAIN

Location: Lord Street West United Church Hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 1LS (Google map)

A visit to the birds of the wetlands of SW Spain with Paul Kenyon.

Time: 7.45 pm

Price: £3.00 for group members; £4.00 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com

Sun
27

FIELD TRIP - SPURN POINT

Location: Details to be confirmed

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: 0.00

Price: Free to Local Group members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01695 575317

October 2020

Fri
16

RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME

Location: Lord Street West United Church Hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 1LS (Google map)

Wildlife photography from the North West with Brian Rafferty from Preston.

Time: 7.45 pm

Price: £3.00 for group members; £4.00 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com

Sun
18

FIELD TRIP -GREAT ORME CIRCUIT

Location: Meet at the Summit Cafe 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

Telephone: 01695 575317

November 2020

Fri
20

BIKING BIRDER YEARS IN THE UK

Location: Lord Street West United Church Hall
Duke Street
Southport
Postcode: PR8 1LS (Google map)

Gary Prescott from Worcestershire presents his cycling adventures to UK nature reserves.

Time: 7.45 pm

Price: £3.00 for group members; £4.00 for non-group members

E-mail: southportrspb@btinternet.com

Sun
22

FIELD TRIP - MARTIN MERE

Location: Meet in 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

December 2020

Sun
6

FIELD TRIP - MERE SANDS WOODS

Location: Meet in main car park ( car share)

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