BIRD WATCHING AND NATURAL HISTORY GROUP

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Yellowhammer Yellowhammer seen on visit to Martin Down
Sika deer Sika deer seen on visit to Arne
Avocet
An avocet spotted on Brownsea Island
The Bird Watching and Natural History Group arranges a monthly visit to reserves and other locations which provide good opportunities to see a wide range of birds and other wildlife. Members take turns to arrange visits but contact co-ordination is provided by Felicity Jones. Details of planned visits are usually sent to members by email, or members are contacted by telephone, and an announcement is also made at the F3A monthly meeting.

Meetings are usually on the fourth Friday each month, but the day sometimes varies to fit in with opportunities for visits to be guided.


Click HERE for a report and pictures from the recent visit to Blashford Lakes.
Click HERE for a report and pictures from last year's visit to The Somerset Earth Science Centre.
Click HERE for a report and pictures from last year's visit to Carymoor.
Click HERE for a report and pictures from last year's visit to Whitesheet Hill.

In January we met to discuss the programme for the calendar year ahead, which gives members an opportunity to suggest visits which they can arrange, as this shares the organisation for the visits.

Planned visits for 2018 are:

On 23rd February to Blashford Lakes (Felicity Jones)

On 23rd March to Radipole/Lodmore RSPB (Cliff and Janet Howard)

On 5th May (Saturday) to see Hobbies at RSPB Ham Wall (Brian Harris)

On 25th May to Combe Bisset - Orchids (Janet Cooke)

On 22nd June to Clive Farrell's Butterfly Farm (Amanda Keyte)

On 27th July to Moon's Hill Quarry Walk (Packed Lunch)(Val/Gill Odolphie)

On 25th August a 'Tree Walk' - venue to be confirmed (Dennis and Daphne Neate)

On 28th September to Portland Bill and the Observatory (Felicity Jones)

New members are always welcome to join the group, so if you think you might like to join, or have any other questions, please contact Felicity on Frome 465649 or mobile 07453 990030 or email felicityjones44@gmail.com]


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