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 The Somerset Earth Science Centre.
Click HERE for a report and pictures from the recent visit to Carymoor.
Click HERE for a report and pictures from the visit to Whitesheet Hill.
Click HERE for a report and pictures from the visit to Westhay Moor.
Click HERE for a report and pictures from the visit to Harridge Woods.

In January we meet 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. The meeting will be on 26th January at Felicity's house - The Firs, Gipsy Lane, Frome, when the programme for February will be announced.

Planned visits for the remainder of 2017 are:

On 22nd September to Brownsea Island (Brian Harris)

On 27th October to Mells Brook Geological Fault for a 'fungi foray' (Dennis and Daphne Neate)

On 24th November to Aller Moor (Brian Harris)

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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