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Bird Watching

BirdwatchingA hardy group of keen amateur birdwatchers who hold regular field trips, weather permitting, to reserves and other bird-watching sites in the region.

Contact the Group Leader

Group contact: Marion May

Telephone: 01208 873411

Group contact: Jasmina Goodair

Telephone: 07974 700883

Programme from Sept 2019

Date Sept 2019 -July 2020

Event

Time

Organisers

Wed Sept 18th

Camel Trail from Wadebridge to Padstow

pm

Alan and Marion

Wed Oct 16th

 

Hayle and Marazion

All day

Alan and Marion

Wed Nov 6th

 

Walmsley and Burniere

p.m

Alan and Marion

Wed Dec 4th

Camel trail from Wadebridge to Bodmin

9.30a.m at end of Guineaport. Road PL27 7JN

Alan and Marion

Wed Jan 8th

 

Murmurations

Late pm

Alan and Marion

Wed Feb 5th

 

Cargreen

 

Jasmina

Wed March 5th

 

Walmsley and Burniere

p.m

Alan and Marion

Wed April 1st

Windmill reserve and The Lizard ( Choughs)

All day

Marion

Wed May 6th

 

Puffins?? Lundy??

 

Jasmina to investigate

Wed June 3rd

North coast (The Rumps)

 

Tba. Marion to contact Wadebridge group

Wed July 2nd

Meeting plus outing.

 

Tba

 

 

 

 

 

If you have any particular sites you would recommend please let either Jasmina or Marion know. We have an outline plan from September until July 2020. Details of exact meeting places and times will be sent out a couple of weeks before the outing.

Many thanks

Marion and Jasmina.

 

December 2019 trip

Details of our last trip in 2019

Wednesday 4th December 2019

TITLE OF EVENT Birdwatching along the Camel Trail, from Wadebridge to Bodmin

LOCATION Wadebridge PL27 7JN (far end of Guineaport road)

CAR PARKING Parking spaces at end of road or on street parking

TIME OF START AND FINISH Start time 9.30

No exact finish time as you can stay as long as you want

MEETING POINT At entrance to Camel trail

MAIN POINTS OF INTEREST Heron, egret, various ducks and on a previous visit red Partridge and kingfisher

REFRESHMENTS Refreshments are available in Wadebridge, but there are none on the trail.

TOILETS : There are no toilet facilities at this part of Camel trail

EQUIPMENT (suggested) Binoculars, monoculars. We have spare binoculars and also will bring along identification books

NAME OF LEADER(S) Alan and Marion May, Jasmina Goodair.

Please contact Marion via Blue button at top of this page if you would like to join this outing.

If you need a lift or can offer a lift please contact either Jasmina or Marion.(07805286687).

DISABLED ACCESS Yes, trail is level and a hard surface.

HIDE :There is a covered hide about 300 yards down the trail.

CANCELLATION : If the trip is cancelled due to bad weather an email will be sent out the evening before