Events

Indoor Meetings:-

As from September 2013, Birmingham RSPB Members Group indoor meetings are to be held at The Nautical Club, Bishopsgate St., Birmingham B15 1ET.
There is parking for around 20 cars at The Nautical Club, also street parking is available nearby. Tea, coffee and other drinks may be purchased from The Nautical Club's bar.
The Local Group's final meeting will take place on Thursday 16 April 2015.
Admission is £3.00 (£1.50 for under-16s)

Coach Trips:-

Coach trips (organised by Sutton Coldfield Local Group) start at the time stated, each trip will be by coach which will leave Upper Holland Road, Sutton Coldfield (opposite Plantsbrook School) at times shown. These are continuing after the closure of Birmingham Local Group - please refer to the website of Sutton Coldfield Local Group.
Please book in advance via Tony Green.
Home tel: 01827 750633. Mobile: 07531 329664
email: tonygreen777@hotmail.co.uk Cheques to be made payable please to "Sutton Coldfield RSPB Members Group".

"Out And About" Trips:-

These trips are informal local birding outings by own transport, usually meeting at 09.30am and ending with lunch at a public house or other eating establishment. Please take suitable footwear and clothing for the weather on the day. Trip venues may be changed at short notice due to adverse weather conditions or other complications. Most trips last until around 2pm but may last longer especially in summer months. (You may of course leave earlier but please let Linda Hobbs know if you do!) These trips are continuing also after the closure of Birmingham Local Group. For more details contact Linda Hobbs.
Home tel: 0121 382 7154. Mobile: 07966 418301
email: lpmouse12@hotmail.com

Other Events:-

Please contact our Local Group Leader Sandra Bourne (by e-mail only please as Sandra is Deaf) on bhamlocalrspb@gmail.com (or Paul Hobbs by telephone on 0121 382 7154 / 07966 187399) for more information on our programme of events.

April 2015

Sun
26

Coach Trip to RSPB Titchwell Reserve, Norfolk - 26 April 2015

Location: RSPB Titchwell Marsh, North Norfolk
Habitat: Intertidal mudflats, saltmarsh, shingle beach, brackish lagoons, grassland & scrub.
Facilities: VC, toilets, hides, screens and shop.
Key Birds: Waders, wildfowl, peregrine, harriers, merlin and owls
Postcode: B72 1RB (Google map)

Full day coach trip on luxury coach with on-board toilet.
Coach departs at 7.00 am. Returns to Sutton approx. 8.15 pm
Short stops en route at services on outward and return journeys.

N.B. Trip Must be booked and paid for in advance, by 15 April 2015.
Contact Tony Green, 22 Milton Avenue, Tamworth, Staffs B79 8JQ
Cheques payable to "Sutton Coldfield RSPB Members Group"

1.All welcome, members and non-members alike.
2.All trips are by coach, leaving from South Parade car park, opposite Plantsbrook School.
3.Please book early and pay in advance. If you have to cancel please let us know as soon as possible.
4.Please arrive on time. Remember the car park is now pay and display, even on Sundays.
5.Don't forget your lunch, waterproofs and boots. Nature reserves can be cold and wet!!
6.Charges do not include donations. Additional entrance fees / permits may be required.
7.RSPB members should carry their membership cards when visiting RSPB reserves.

Time: 07.00

Price: £19.00 (accompanied children £2.50)

Booking essential

Telephone: 01807 750633 07531 329664

E-mail: tonygreen777@hotmail.co.uk

May 2015

Sun
17

Coach Trip to RSPB Lake Vyrnwy Reserve, Eastern Wales - 17 May 2015

Location: RSPB Lake Vyrnwy, Eastern Wales
Habitat: Heather moorland, woodland, meadows, rocky streams & large reservoir.
Facilities: VC, toilets, hides & nature trails.
Key Birds: Dipper, pied flycatcher, redstart, wood warbler, siskin, buzzard.
Postcode: B72 1RB (Google map)

Full day coach trip on luxury coach with on-board toilet.
Coach departs at 7.00 am. Returns to Sutton approx. 7.45 pm
Short stops en route at services on outward and return journeys.

N.B. Trip Must be booked and paid for in advance, by 6 May 2015.
Contact Tony Green, 22 Milton Avenue, Tamworth, Staffs B79 8JQ
Cheques payable to "Sutton Coldfield RSPB Members Group"

1.All welcome, members and non-members alike.
2.All trips are by coach, leaving from South Parade car park, opposite Plantsbrook School.
3.Please book early and pay in advance. If you have to cancel please let us know as soon as possible.
4.Please arrive on time. Remember the car park is now pay and display, even on Sundays.
5.Don't forget your lunch, waterproofs and boots. Nature reserves can be cold and wet!!
6.Charges do not include donations. Additional entrance fees / permits may be required.
7.RSPB members should carry their membership cards when visiting RSPB reserves.

Time: 07.00

Price: £19.00 (accompanied children £2.50)

Booking essential

Telephone: 01807 750633 07531 329664

E-mail: tonygreen777@hotmail.co.uk

Thu
21

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Location: The Nautical Club, Bishopsgate St., Birmingham
Postcode: B15 1ET (Google map)

Please check back at a later date for details of whether or not this meeting will be going ahead.

Time: 7.30 pm

Price: £3.00 (£1.50 for under-16s) Concession for newcomers' first meeting - £1.50 (£0.75 for under-16s)

Telephone: 0121 382 7154

E-mail: bhamlocalrspb@gmail.com