My programme of summer trips is outlined below. The trips are open to all, but please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to make a booking. For more information on each trip, click under its entry in Events.
10.30am-4.00pm unless stated otherwise. £15 per person per day. Bring packed lunch. Book early – places limited.
Thursday 7th May – Pagham Harbour, West Sussex
Lots of migrants, chance of rarity.
Friday 15th May – Pulborough Brooks, West Sussex FULL
Nightingale song, wildfowl, waders.
Tuesday 19th May – New Forest off the Beaten Track
Redstart, Wood Warbler, Firecrest, Hawfinch maybe.
Thursday 4th June – Marsh Common, Stockbridge
Warblers abound here, Water Vole.
Friday 19th June – Selborne, Hampshire FULL
Historical setting, variety of normal birds, butterflies.
Friday 10th July – London Wetland Centre (+ entrance fee).
If we get group rate (12+ people) entrance fee is £9.85 (no gift aid), concessions £7.34 (no gift aid), WWT members free entry.
Ducklings, chicks, coffee!
SPECIAL TEN-PERSON TRIPS
Special trips for small groups only. £25 per person.
10.30am-4.00pm. Bring packed lunch. Book early – places limited.
Friday 1st May – Keyhaven and Pennington Marshes, Hampshire
Huge variety, often 75+ spp.
Thursday 21st May – Cheesefoot Head and Old Winchester Hill, Hampshire FULL
Corn Bunting, Yellowhammer, Lesser Whitethroat.
Tuesday 14th July – “Raptor Rapture”, New Forest
Hoping for Honey Buzzard, Goshawk, Hobby.
WEDNESDAY MORNINGS IN DORSET AND HAMPSHIRE
£8 per person per trip (price rise). Open to all. Please book.
22nd April – Lytchett Bay, Upton, Poole
Lots of waders, other migrants.
6th May – Hengistbury Head
Heronry, lots of migrants.
13th May – Radipole Lake, Weymouth
Bearded Tits, Cetti’s Warbler, Marsh harrier.
20th May – Dancing Ledge
Chance of Puffin, Linnets, Whitethroats.
3rd June – Tarrant Rushton Airfield
Corn Bunting, other downland stuff.
24th June – Blashford Lakes, Ringwood
Loads of warbers, waders.
1st July – Middlebere, Wareham
Waders, Dartford Warbler
8th July – Stanpit Marsh, Christchurch
Returning waders such as Whimbrel.