Events

In the case of bad weather, please contact the event leader.

September 2019

Sat
7

A Date With Nature - Monthly Saturday morning walk

Location: Meet in the Dinton Pastures main car park in Wokingham.
We have arranged for participants to park for free in the car park of the Wheelwright Arms, which is close to the entrance to Dinton pastures but on the opposite side of the road. (Obviously, it would be appreciated if we give our custom to the pub.)
Postcode: RG10 0TH (Google map)

A three and a half hour walk around Dinton Pastures Country Park and Lavell's Lake, suitable for everyone of all ages and we usually see/hear between 40 and 50 species of birds. Visits to bird hides are included.
Cafe and toilets by the car park.

Time: 9:00 am

Price: £2 donation to the RSPB.

E-mail: rspbwandb@gmail.com

Thu
12

David Darrell-Lambert - Unwrapping raptors an ID guide

Location: Finchampstead Memorial Hall

The hall is on the B3348 between Finchampstead and Eversley.
Postcode: RG40 4JU (Google map)

Goshawk, sparrowhawk or common buzzard? The differences unwrapped to simplify the identification of different UK birds of prey.

Time: Start at 7:45 for 8pm

Price: Non-Members £4:00 Members £3.00

Telephone: 07785 261421

E-mail: rspbwandb@gmail.com

Sun
15

RSPB Pagham Harbour

Location: Meet in the visitor centre

Leader : Ian Paine.
Postcode: PO20 7NE (Google map)

Regular autumn species at Church Norton are wheatears, redstarts, spotted and pied flycatchers. Wader migration is peppered with unusual birds like little stints, curlew sandpiper and ruffs.

Time: 10:00 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 0743 7600343

E-mail: rspbwandb@gmail.com

Wed
25

Sheffield Bottom

Location: Meet in the car park

Leader: Gerry Bryant.
Postcode: RG7 4AP (Google map)

Wetlands, lowland meadow and pasture.

Time: 10:00 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 01252 628255

E-mail: rspbwandb@gmail.com

October 2019

Sat
5

A Date With Nature - Monthly Saturday morning walk

Location: Meet in the Dinton Pastures main car park in Wokingham.
We have arranged for participants to park for free in the car park of the Wheelwright Arms which is close to the entrance to Dinton pastures but on the opposite side of the road (it would be appreciated if we give our custom to the pub).
Postcode: RG10 0TH (Google map)

A three and a half hour walk around Dinton Pastures and Lavell's Lake, suitable for everyone of all ages and we usually see/hear between 40 and 50 species of birds. Visits to bird hides are included.
Cafe and toilets by the car park.

Time: 9 am

Price: £2 donation to the RSPB.

E-mail: rspbwandb@gmail.com

Thu
10

Richard Pople - India its birds, people and the Taj Mahal

Location: Finchampstead Memorial Hall

The hall is on the B3348 between Finchampstead and Eversley
Postcode: RG40 4JU (Google map)

A tour of India with its varied landscapes, culture and vast aray of exotic wildlife.

Time: Start at 7:45 for 8pm

Price: Non-Members £4:00 Members £3.00

Telephone: 07785 261421

E-mail: rspbwandb@gmail.com

Sat
12

RSPB Rainham Marshes

Location: Meet in the visitors centre
Postcode: RM19 1SZ (Google map)

In autumn you can see returning migrants and birds of prey. Look for marsh harriers, bearded tits, migrant thrushes, finches, skylarks, stonechats, peregrines, and short-eared owls

Leader: Ian Paine

Time: 10 am

Price: Admission charges apply.

Telephone: 0743 7600343

Wed
23

Little Marlow

Location: Meet in the car park at Coldmoorholme Lane

Car Park is very close to "The Spade Oak" pub.
Postcode: SL8 5PS (Google map)

A morning trip to Little Marlow, Kingfisher and grebes

Leader: Gerry Bryant.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 01252 628255

November 2019

Sat
2

A Date With Nature - Monthly Saturday morning walk

Location: Meet in the Dinton Pastures main car park in Wokingham.
We have arranged for participants to park for free in the car park of the Wheelwright Arms, which is close to the entrance to Dinton pastures but on the opposite side of the road (it would be appreciated if we give our custom to the pub)
Postcode: RG10 0TH (Google map)

A three and a half hour walk around Dinton Pastures and Lavell's Lake, suitable for everyone of all ages and we usually see/hear between 40 and 50 species of birds. Visits to bird hides are included.
Cafe and toilets by the car park.

Time: 9 am

Price: £2 donation to the RSPB.

E-mail: rspbwandb@gmail.com

Sat
9

Cow Down

Location: Meet in car park at top of Bury Lane (nearest postcode below)
Postcode: RG20 7AZ (Google map)

Morning trip.

Leader: Ian Paine

Time: 10 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 07437 600343

E-mail: rspbwandb@gmail.com

Thu
14

Mary Braddock - Finland and Norway

Location: Finchampstead Memorial Hall

The hall is on the B3348 between Finchampstead and Eversley
Postcode: RG40 4JU (Google map)

Birds and animals need to be adaptable in the lands of dark winters and light summers. Mary introduces the landscapes and wildlife of the area together with the spectacle of the Northern Lights

Time: Start at 7:45 for 8pm

Price: Non-Members £4:00 Members £3.00

Telephone: 07785 261421

E-mail: rspbwandb@gmail.com

Wed
27

Field Trip to Titchfield Haven

Location: Meet at visitors centre. Park in sailing club car park off Cliffe Road
Postcode: PO14 3JT (Google map)

An all day trip to Tichfield Haven National Nature Reserve. A cafe and facilities are in the visitor centre.

Leader Gerry Bryant

Time: 10:00 am

Price: Admission charges apply.

Telephone: 01252 628255

E-mail: rspbwandb@gmail.com

December 2019

Sat
7

A Date With Nature - Monthly Saturday morning walk

Location: Meet in the Dinton Pastures main car park in Wokingham.
We have arranged for participants to park for free in the car park of the Wheelwright Arms, which is close to the entrance to Dinton pastures but on the opposite side of the road. (Obviously, it would be appreciated if we give our custom to the pub.)

Postcode: RG10 0TH (Google map)

A three and a half hour walk around Dinton Pastures Country Park and Lavell's Lake, suitable for everyone of all ages and we usually see/hear between 40 and 50 species of birds. Visits to bird hides are included.
Cafe and toilets by the car park.

Time: 9.00 am

Price: £2 donation to the RSPB

E-mail: rspbwandb@gmail.com

Thu
12

Wokingham & Bracknell Local Group Christmas Social

Location: Finchampstead Memorial Hall

The hall is on the B3348 between Finchampstead and Eversley
Postcode: RG40 4JU (Google map)

Food, drinks, raffle, quizzes and the popular members photographic and calendar competition on the UKs Natural History

Time: Start at 7:45 for 8pm

Price: Non-Members £4:00 Members £3.00

Telephone: 07785 261421

E-mail: rspbwandb@gmail.com

Sun
15

WWT Barnes

Location: Meet in the visitor centre.
Postcode: SW13 9WT (Google map)

Watch for bittern from one of the six hides, ideally perfect for watching and photographing wildlife

Leader: Ian Paine

Time: 10:00 am

Price: Admission charges apply.

Telephone: 0743 7600343

E-mail: rspbwandb@gmail.com