Tues 28th May 2024 06.30 Field Meeting: Barbondale

Barbondale is a well-known and loved spring birdwatching destination in the north-east of our recording area.  We'll take another evening walk looking for the characteristic birds of upland woodland and associated habitats in the valley.  We can hope to see pied flycatcher, redstart and cuckoo amongst other species.  Numbers are limited so booking is essential. 

Sat 1st June 2024 Field Meeting: Warton Crag

Warton Crag is an excellent location for birds of scrubby habitats and this field trip will focus on finding and learning how to identify these common species from their songs and calls. Andrew McCafferty recently gave a fascinating and informative indoor talk to the Society so you will be in the safe hands of a

Wed 12th June 2024 Field Meeting: Location details provided on booking

A dusk field trip to the east of our recording area. We will hope to see various waders and upland woodland species and if we are lucky we might see the odd raptor. Numbers are strictly limited.  Details of the meet time and place will be sent out by e-mail nearer the time. Please book

Sat 13th July 2024 Field Meeting: North York Moors

A trip further afield for a change, we are going to visit the North York Moors National Park. We will start with a mid-morning visit to Wykeham Forest where we have a chance of seeing honey-buzzards and goshawk, as well as the increasingly scarce turtle dove. If time allows, we can travel across to the

Tues 20th Aug 2024 10.00 Field Meeting: Silverdale Area

Silverdale resident John Webb will lead a walk around the Silverdale area. The walk will take in a variety of habitats including the scrubby grasslands of Jack Scout and taking in the high tide at Jenny Brown's Point. Birdwatching in summer can have a reputation for being quiet but this varied walk looking at all

Sat 21st Sep 2024 Field Meeting: Spurn

Another out of area field trip, this time to the East Yorkshire migration hotspot Spurn Point. Whether it is grounded migrants, overhead visible migration, seawatching, huge wader flocks or the occasional scarcity, there is never a dull day at Spurn in September. Nick and Dan will lead this trip, which will be flexible in its

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