Unless otherwise specified, you do not need to be a member of the RSPB (or the local group) to join us on our events, and birdwatching experience is not necessary. If you have any questions please call the contact number shown with the event details.

April 2014


Members' Night & AGM

Location: Ossett Community Centre, Prospect Road, Ossett
Postcode: WF5 8AN (Google map)

The evening where members share their excitement of what they have seen & where they have visited over the previous year.
This will be preceded by a very short AGM.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: £1.00 members, £3.00 non local members

Telephone: 01924266821


RSPB Leighton Moss

Location: RSPB Leighton Moss

A visit to the largest reedbed in NW England is always exciting with a good chance to see bittern(& hear the males booming), bearded tit & marsh harrier. Summer visiters such as avocet & chiffchaff will also have arrived.

This is a COACH trip with limited places please contact Paul(01924456352) for further details & to ensure your seat.

Time: 8am

Price: £15.00 coach. Entry free to RSPB members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01924456352

June 2014


Foxglove Covert, near Catterick

Location: Foxglove Covert near Catterick

Contact Paul (01924-456352) for more details, lift etc
Postcode: DL9 3PZ (Google map)

Our first visit to this LNR near Catterick barracks. It has a remarkable mix of habitats & species(over 2440 have been recorded!) on its 100 acres. Bird interest include snipe, jack snipe, woodcock, whimbrel, goshawk, pied & spotted flycatcher 7wheatear to name but a few! Butterflies include large & small skipper, small heath & painted lady.

Time: Meet at 10am at Foxglove Covert

Price: Travel costs

Telephone: 01924456352

July 2014


Budby Common

Location: Budby Common

Contact Paul for more details, lift etc(01924456352)

An evening trip to Budby Common for the mysterious nightjar, woodcock & bats. Always a good visit with usually success.

Time: 8pm at Clumber Park Chapel carpark

Price: Travel costs

Telephone: 01924456352

August 2014


RSPB Blacktoft Sands

Location: RSPB Blacktoft Sands

An evening visit to Blacktoft Sands for marsh harriers, bearded tits, avocets

Contact Paul for more details(01924-456352)

Time: 7pm at Blacktoft Sands

Price: Travel costs

Telephone: 01924456352