25 August – Southbound Migrants

Waders from the Arctic, seabirds, swallows, wagtails & pipits pass through at this time of year – we should find a fantastic variety, 6km, 3 hours.

Led by at least two experienced and friendly guides.

Meet in the car park at 9:00.

Free to members, with a suggested donation of £3 from non-members. Accompanied children welcome.

The return route will be clear if you need to leave early.

Please note that there are no formal toilet facilities once we have left the village.

28 July – Castle Water Reeds and Grasslands

Many birds will have young by now and islands should be exposed for early migrant waders. In addition, there are interesting plants on the damp lake edges and very dry shingle ridges, 8km, 4 hours.

Led by at least two experienced and friendly guides.

Meet in the car park at 9:00.

Free to members, with a suggested donation of £3 from non-members. Accompanied children welcome.

The return route will be clear if you need to leave early.

Please note that there are no formal toilet facilities once we have left the village.

23 June – Breeding Seabirds and Seaside Flowers

A circuit around Flat Beach to see and hear the noisy crowds of nesting gulls and terns which are such a special feature of this reserve. We’ll also look at some of the amazing shingle plants, 6km, 3 hours.

Led by at least two experienced and friendly guides.

Meet in the car park at 9:00.

Free to members, with a suggested donation of £3 from non-members. Accompanied children welcome.

The return route will be clear if you need to leave early.

Please note that there are no formal toilet facilities once we have left the village.

26 May – Castle Water Birds

There will be a mass of singing reedbirds plus breeding Cormorants and Little Egrets and probably displaying Marsh Harriers, 8km.

Led by at least two experienced and friendly guides.

Meet in the car park at 9:00.

Free to members, with a suggested donation of £3 from non-members. Accompanied children welcome.

The return route will be clear if you need to leave early.

Please note that there are no formal toilet facilities once we have left the village.

28 April – Looking for Spring Migrants

Peak time for incoming waders, terns and small migrants!, 6km.

Led by at least two experienced and friendly guides.

Meet in the car park at 9:00.

Free to members, with a suggested donation of £3 from non-members. Accompanied children welcome.

The return route will be clear if you need to leave early.

Please note that there are no formal toilet facilities once we have left the village.