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Enfield Swift Emergency

Thursday, 14 July 2016

A swift enthusiast has alerted us to the fact that a huge development in the Borough of Enfield is going to destroy a colony of swifts - reportedly the only one for quite some distance around. The large swift colony (at least 20 birds) is at Shepcot House, 119 Cowper Gardens, Southgate, N14. More...

Saturday 9th July, Coach trip to Wicken Fen.

Monday, 20 June 2016

Join us on this trip to one of the last remaining fragments of sedge fen in Europe, home to 9000 recorded species including many rare species of plants, birds and dragonflies. Look out for marsh and hen harrier, hobby, bittern, lapwing, snipe, redshank, cuckoo, turtle dove, hirundines, water rail, marsh and willow tits, lesser whitethroat, sedge, reed, grasshopper and garden warblers and bearded tit. More...

Saturday 2nd July, day trip to Spade Oak Nature Reserve, Little Marlow, Bucks and Cookham, Berks.

Sunday, 19 June 2016

We are 99.9% certain to see red kites and it would be unusual not to get really excellent views of them. Also hirundines, common tern, water fowl, possible waders and hobby, plus dragonflies. More...

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Coach trip to Wicken Fen, 9th July.

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Forty eight of us went to Wicken Fen. The weather was dry apart from a couple of light showers and a bit of drizzle in the morning. Between us we saw 69 bird species altogether. More...

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