These are the trips I will be running this early spring. They are open to all and are chosen to showcase the best of the season. Please do book up early to get your place.
10.30am-4.00pm unless stated otherwise. £15 per person per day. Bring packed lunch. Book early – places limited.
Friday 3rd February– Pulborough Brooks RSPB, West Sussex
Wildfowl hotspot with plenty of extra interest
Thursday 9th February– The Burgh, West Sussex FULL
Famous for raptors and owls
Friday 3rd March – Hayling Island, Hampshire FULL
Big wader variety, lots of tame Brent Geese
Thursday 9th March– Thursley and Frensham Common, Surrey FULL
Heathland birds such as possible Dartford Warbler, even Great Grey Shrike
Thursday 14th March– Ebernoe Common, West Sussex
Lots of bird song in this gorgeous, secluded woodland site
Tuesday 21st March – Lower Test Marshes, Hampshire
Lots of bird song, chance of Water Pipit, Green Sandpiper
Thursday 6th April– Pagham Herbour, West Sussex FULL
Should be great for early migrants and much more
SPECIAL TEN-PERSON TRIPS
Special trips for small groups only. £25 per person.
10.30am-4.00pm. Bring packed lunch. Book early – places very limited.
Friday 24th February- New Forest Finch Safari
Potentially 10 species, including Crossbill and Hawfinch
Friday 31st March – Thatcham Reedbeds, Newbury, Berkshire FULL
Great range of birds and spring everywhere
Tuesday 11th April – Keyhaven and Pennington Marshes, Hampshire
Expect 70-80 species in migrant hotspot
WEDNESDAY MORNINGS IN DORSET AND HAMPSHIRE
£8 per person per trip. Open to all. Please book. 10.00am-12.00pm.
25th January – Higher Hyde Heath, Wareham
1st February – Moors Valley Country Park, Ashley Heath
8th February – Holme Bridge, Wareham
22nd February – Arne RSPB reserve
1st March – Upton Country Park
8th March – Studland
15th March – Blandford (+ Otters, hopefully)
22nd March – Radipole Lake RSPB
5th April – Hengistbury Head