Field Trip Programme

Field Trips 2019-2020

The Field Trips have been compiled by the Development & Publicity Sub-Committee in the absence of an Excursion Secretary.

All members are invited to these trips which are friendly and open to beginners and experts alike. Help to learn about the birds seen will be given by the group. Meet at the location given, no later than the time stated. Please can all those proposing to come on Field Trips follow the guidelines which have been sent to members in the past and which are available on this website here. In order to indicate the numbers proposing to go on each trip, could you please contact the leader/organiser designated for the trip concerned (phone numbers below). As always, if car sharing can be organised this would help everyone.  Remember that at some locations, amenities may not be available. All directions are suggestions only.

Sunday, 23rd August – Bird Fair 2020 at Rutland Water  (With RSPB Local Group) – By Coach – Organiser: Sue Brealey. CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 OUTBREAK

3rd – 6th September – Weekend in East Yorkshire  – By Car – Organiser: Sue Brealey CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 OUTBREAK

Sunday, 11th October – Wirral – RSPB Burtonmere and Parkside – By Car – Organiser: Sue Brealey

  • Full Day – Meet at RSPB Burtonmerek at 10am
  • Postcode for SatNav: CH64 5SF
  • Directions: – Travel towards The Wirral and go onto A540. Turn left onto Dunstan Lane towards Burton, following the brown signs. In Burton turn left onto Puddington Lane.
  • Grid Ref: SJ319739
  • See  www.rspb.org.uk/dee-estuary-burton-mere-wetlands

Sunday, 22nd November – RSPB Conwy – By Car – Organiser: Sue Brealey

  • Full Day – Meet at car park at 10am
  • Postcode for SatNav: LL31 9XZ
  • Directions: From the A55, take junction 18 (signposted Conwy and Deganwy) and follow the brown RSPB signs. The reserve is on the south side of the roundabout.
  • See: www.rspb.org.uk/conwy

Sunday, 6th December – WWT Slimbridge (With RSPB Local Group) – By Coach –  Organiser: Sue Brealey

  • Full Day – Meet at Shirehall bus stop to leave at 8.15pm sharp
  • Postcode for SatNav: GL2 7BT
  • Costs: – £15.00 per person for the coach plus entry fees for non-members of WWT
  • See www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/slimbridge

Contact Details:

Sue Brealey                     01939 262450 // 07713 164463

Estelle Hughes                 01948 840902 // 07817 243693

Dave Pearce                    01694 781420 // 07582 352061

Email: fieldtrips@shropshirebirds.co.uk

 

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Page updated: 12/07/2020