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.

November 2018

Thu
22

Indoor Meeting. Birds Seen During Biking Birder Years- Gary Prescott

Location: Ossett Community Centre, Prospect Road, Ossett
Postcode: WF5 8AN (Google map)

Gary Prescott also known as the Biking Birder is a new speaker to the group. Gary is passionate about environmentally friendly birding and has spent three years biking around the country and visiting every RSPB and WWT reserve along the way and he saw 318 different bird species on his travels in 2016. He has also appeared on a number of TV and radio programmes promoting the work of the RSPB. Gary will be back in the UK after spending the spring and summer cycling in Peru in an attempt to beat the World Green Birding Big Year record and we are delighted that he has been able to fit us into his action packed schedule. This promises to be a lively and entertaining evening in Gary's comapny- definitely one not to be missed!

Time: 7.30pm

Price: £2 group members £4 non-members

Telephone: 01924 266821

December 2018

Sun
9

Outdoor Meeting-Old Moor RSPB reserve

Location: Old Moor RSPB reserve
Postcode: S73 0YF (Google map)

There should be plenty to see at one of our finest local reserves. Expect the bird feeders to be busy at this time of year. There will also be wintering wildfowl to watch on the mere, a good chance to brush up on your identification skills. It will also be a good chance to do some Christmas shopping in the reserve shop and enjoy the delights of the cafe. Meet at the reserve visitor centre at 09 30.

Time: 9.30 am

Price: Free to RSPB members. There is an entry charge at the reserve for non-members

Telephone: 01924456352

Thu
13

Christmas Dinner and Quiz

Location: Ossett Community Centre, Prospect Road, Ossett
Postcode: WF5 8AN (Google map)

A three course meal for £14 per head. There will also be a festive quiz after the meal and a raffle.The bar will also be open. The event is open to all including members, and family and friends are most welcome. Tickets must be booked in advance. Please contact Duncan on 01924 280458 for further details.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: £14 per ticket

Booking essential

Telephone: 01924 280458