Events

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.

November 2014

Thu
27

The Snowy Owl with Gordon Yeats

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

A last chance to see an old favourite,Gordon Yeats, on probably his last visit to us as he is retiring, on that wonderful & evocative bird of the circumpolar region the snowy owl. I'm sure that Gordon will give an informative and interesting talk on the owl.

Not to be missed.

More information from Sarah 01924-266821

Time: 7.30pm

Price: £1.00 members, £3.00 non-local members

Telephone: 01924266821

Sun
30

NWT Idle Valley Reserve

Location: NWT Idle Valley Nature Reserve

A spectacular wetland site of 450 hectares(approx 1100 acres) following the River Idle northwards in Nottinghamshire. This is a new site for us to visit & with it being such a large site there should plenty of interest with resident birds as well as any over-wintering species, in particular ducks, geese & swans.

This will be a car trip more details including organising lift please contact Paul 01924-456352

Time: 8am

Price: Shared travel costs

January 2015

Thu
22

Born to Travel - the Challenge of Migration with Peter Holden MBE

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

Peter's going to give us a talk on the challenges that birds face in their extraordinary flights, often over thousands of miles, which many face travelling from their over-wintering to summer breeding sites and vice-versa.

A topic that has fascination people today and for centuries. A talk not to be missed!

For more information contact Sarah 01924 266821.

This event is organised by RSPB Wakefield Local Group

Time: 7.30pm

Price: £1.00 members, £3.00 non local members

Telephone: 01924266821