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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

All trips have been cancelled until further notice

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

Programme from Sept 2019

Date Sept 2019 -July 2020




Wed Sept 18th

Camel Trail from Wadebridge to Padstow


Alan and Marion

Wed Oct 16th


Hayle and Marazion

All day

Alan and Marion

Wed Nov 6th


Walmsley and Burniere


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



Late pm

Alan and Marion

Wed Feb 5th





Wed March 4th


Trevose head

All day


Wed April 1st

Windmill reserve and The Lizard ( Choughs)

All day


Wed May 6th


Start at Golitha Falls, then onto Siblyback reservoir and Kit Hill

 All day

 Suggested by Sandra Marten. Marion and Alan to lead 

Wed June 3rd

North coast (The Rumps)

 All day

Gilly Hind to contact Wadebridge group

Wed July 2nd

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 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


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