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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: 07903 710303

Group contact: Jasmina Goodair

Telephone: 07974 700883


Trips have resumed following all Covid guidelines 

Please visit the photo page to see the sightings from previous trips, our gardens and holidays 

Programme from Sept 2020

Date Sept 2020 -July 2021




Wed Sept 16th 2020

Sibly Back Lake

10.30 am

Alan and Marion

Wed Oct 21st 2020


Hayle Estuary

Low tide 3.11pm

1.30 pm


Wed Nov 18th 2020


Camel Trail from Wadebridge to Padstow



Wed Dec 16th 2020

Camel trail from Wadebridge to Padstow

10am Toilet block at start of Camel Trail


Wed Jan 6th 2021

two choices - can do both


Camel Trail from Guinea Port road towards Bodmin

Murmurations at Roughtor

10am at end of Guinea port road PL27 7JN


3.30pm Roughtor carpark



Alan & Marion

Wed Feb 3rd 2021





Wed March 3rd 2021


Trevose head

All day


Wed April 7th 2021

Windmill reserve and The Lizard (Choughs)

All day


Wed May 5th 2021


Start at Golitha Falls, then onto  Kit Hill

 All day

 Suggested by Sandra Marten. Marion and Alan to lead 

Wed June 2nd 2021

North coast (The Rumps)

 All day

Gilly Hind to contact Wadebridge group

Wed July 7th 2021

Meeting plus outing to Breney Common








If you have any particular sites you would recommend please let either Jasmina or Marion know. We have an outline plan from September 2020 until July 2021. Details of exact meeting places and times will be sent out a couple of weeks before the outing.

Many thanks

Marion and Jasmina.

Next trip is in December 2020

Tuesday December 15th 2020 trip Camel trail Wadebridge to Padstow

TITLE OF EVENT Birdwatching on Camel trail - Winter waders and migrants

LOCATION Meet at start of Camel Trail in Wadebridge by toilet block near Lidl's.

CAR PARKING Behind Lidl's £1 all day

TIME OF START AND FINISH 10am for as long as want - leader intends to go until around 2-3pm 

REFRESHMENTS Bring own packed lunch or can be purchased at Lidl's

NAME OF LEADER Jasmina Goodair. Can be contacted on 07974700883 or jas.goodair@talk21.com. Also can be contacted by pressing blue button above 

Next trip in October 2020

Wednesday October 21st 2020 trip to Hayle Estuary

TITLE OF EVENT Birdwatching around Hayle estuary

LOCATION Meet at Ryan's field hide car park

CAR PARKING Parking spaces near hide

TIME OF START AND FINISH Start time 1.30pm

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

MEETING POINT At Eric Grace Memorial Hide/Ryan's field, Hayle

MAIN POINTS OF INTEREST Winter migrants and waders

REFRESHMENTS Birdie's bistro is open if anyone wants lunch before we meet

TOILETS : There are no toilet facilities other than Tesco or Birdie's Bistro

EQUIPMENT (suggested) Binoculars, 

NAME OF LEADER(S)  Jasmina Goodair.

Please contact Jasmina via Blue button at top of this page if you would like to join this outing. Can also email at jas.goodair@talk21.com

If you need a lift or can offer a lift please contact either Jasmina (07974700883) or Marion.(07805286687).

DISABLED ACCESS Some is level with a hard surface.

HIDE : I understand This itself is not yet open 

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