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Introduction to Birdwatching Course 2018

Saturday, 12 May 2018

Our recent Introduction to Birdwatching course again proved popular and 15 enthusiastic participants joined us for the two indoor classroom sessions at St Paul's Parish Rooms and two outdoor walks at Dinton Pastures. More...

Summer Newsletter 2018

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Spring is finally underway so now's the time to get out and about and enjoy the sights and sounds of this unique time of year. More...

Wader Quest - a Talk by Rick and Elis Simpson

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Our indoor meeting for February 2018 was another successful one with 50 people enjoying the story of how, and why, Rick and Elis Simpson started the charity organisation Wader Quest. More...

Wader Quest

Monday, 12 February 2018

Following a trip to the WWT's flagship reserve at Slimbridge, a trip to RSPB Pulborough Brooks and a talk by Rick and Elis Simpson of Wader Quest, many of us have been inspired to see as many British waders as we can in 2018 More...

Spring Newsletter 2018

Monday, 5 February 2018

Although this winter's rain and cold winds seems never ending, the warmth will be with us soon More...

Introduction to Birdwatching

Monday, 5 February 2018

Join us for a short course run by members of Wokingham & Bracknell RSPB Local Group. This course is designed for people who are new to the hobby and want to learn how to get started. More...

Inspired by Nature

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Peter Holden MBE visited us on Thursday 11th January to show us how birds have inspired artistsand composers throughout history. More...

A Herd of Winter Wrens

Saturday, 13 January 2018

While we huddle indoors all cosy and snug this winter, some of our local birds are doing the same thing. More...

RSPB celebrates Bird Art

Monday, 18 December 2017

Peter Holden MBE will be visiting the RSPB Wokingham and Bracknell local group on 11th January 2018 to show us how the world's greatest composers, artists and poets have been 'Inspired by Nature'. More...

Whatever is a Partridge doing in a Pear Tree?

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

As Christmas draws near and 'The Twelve Days of Christmas' is sung again and again, it set meto wondering why my true love would send to me a partridge in a pear tree. More...

A Date with Nature

Friday, 17 November 2017

The first Saturday in every month sees a group of us meeting at Dinton Pastures for our 'Date withNature' walk. Everyone is welcome as we enjoy meeting new people and old friends for a gentle strollaround the lakes. More...

Let's keep in touch on your terms

Monday, 13 November 2017

"Saying yes will keep you in touch with everything you love about the RSPB's work and our cause"RSPB Chief Executive Mike Clarke More...

John Eyre and The Secret Lives of Heathland Birds

Sunday, 12 November 2017

Our third indoor meeting of the season saw 56 of us enjoying a fascinating insight into the secretlives of 3 very special heathland birds. More...

Winter Newsletter 2017

Friday, 3 November 2017

In this jammed-packed issue Patrick gives forward planning insight into this winters' birding which we can all look forward too. More...

Photos needed

Saturday, 21 October 2017

The RSPB have asked groups if they have images showing groups, activities and volunteering More...

An Evening in Spain

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Our second indoor meeting of the season saw Andy Tucker, from ecotourism specialist Naturetrek,take us on a breathtaking tour of the spectacular Spanish mountains and wilderness. More...

About Brent Geese

Thursday, 12 October 2017

October is a very interesting month for me, as it marks the return of the black-bellied geese to my WeBS (Wetland & Estuary Bird Survey) counting area on Hayling Island More...

Brian Clews on Berkshire's Wildlife

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Thursday 14th September saw our first indoor meeting of the 2017/18 season and it was anabsolutely packed hall. More...

Finchampstead - Inspired by Nature?

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Our indoor meetings have drawn to a close for the summer, but we look forward to starting again on 14th September 2017 at Finchampstead Village Memorial Hall More...

Birds in September

Friday, 8 September 2017

The great return migration of birds to the Mediterranean and Africa is in full flow. More...

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Dawn Chorus, Sunday 6th May, Dinton Pastures

Sunday, 13 May 2018

At 5am on a cool, still morning 35 early risers met in the Dinton Pastures main car park, to be led in two groups by myself and Rebecca Reynolds on our annual dawn chorus walk. More...

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