Category: Outdoor trips

  • RSPB Lakenheath Fen

    The RSPB has transformed former carrot fields into wetlands supporting Kingfishers, Bittern and Cranes. We should also see the likes of Hobbys, chasing dragonflies, and Marsh Harriers. Facilities: Visitor Centre

  • Sculthorpe Moor & Roydon Common

    At this Hawk and Owl Trust site, there has been extensive work carried out over the Covid period, enlarging lagoons and building an elevated hide to create improved viewing over the reserve. Facilities: Visitor Centre Entry is £7.00 unless you are a Hawk & Owl Trust member If there is time in the afternoon we […]

  • College Lakes

    Nature reclaimed this worked-out chalk quarry and created an outstanding centre for wildlife. Good for ducks, waders and early migrants This is a Wild Life Trust site. Remember to bring your WLT card Facilities: Café & Toilets

  • RSPB Blacktoft Sands

    Where the River Ouse reaches the Humber Estuary, there are many reedbeds and lagoons. We should be able to see Marsh Harrier and even Hen Harriers. Bitterns and Bearded Tits are here all year round so let’s hope we can find them Facilities: Refreshments & Toilets

  • Wanlip & Cossington Meadows

    To take advantage of the short amount of daylight at this time of year, we will take a short journey to the north of the City to check out the lakes and pools of 2 reserves in the Soar Valley. All ducks will be looking at their best ahead of the breeding season. No facilities

  • Middleton Lakes

    The nearest RSPB reserve for us has plenty to offer in the way of varied habitat and December can be a very good time to see winter visitors There is a café and toilet facilities B78 2BB

  • Potteric Carr

    A much-loved Yorkshire site with a variety of habitat, where we may be lucky to find Bitterns and Kingfishers There is a visitor centre DN4 8DB

  • Sculthorpe Moor

    nb We have decided to postpone the visit to Holme NOA, as there are already other parties booked in. Instead we will concentrate on finding as many birds as possible at the Sculthorpe site.  Much relandscaping and their new raised hide that have been built in the last couple of years will afford plenty of […]

  • Attenborough Nature Reserve

    We will be accompanied by Nigel Slater on his local patch and will be able to take advantage of his excellent birdsong id skills. All of the summer visitors will be in. There’s plenty to see on the former gravel pit lagoons which run alongside the River Trent nb No breakfast stop Visitor Centre has […]

  • RSPB Dearne Valley – Old Moor

    Bitterns are regularly sighted and we should see Marsh Harriers and possibly a Kingfisher or two. There is a visitor centre for food and facilities S73 0YF

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