Outdoor Events

Outdoor Meetings

OUR PROGRAMME of mid-week walks generally last for about two hours and are open to non-members, as we feel they offer newcomers an ideal opportunity to see what the club can offer. PBC owns several pairs of binoculars, so if you have any friends who’d like to see what birdwatching is all about, we can cater for their needs.

 

Visits to reserves at weekends are exclusive to PBC members and generally last between three and five hours. We look forward to meeting up with you again on one of the following dates:

 
Upcoming Outdoor Events

Mid Week

Weekend

Thursday, April 14 – Ferry Meadows Country Park

A mid April trip should coincide with lots of newly arrived migrant birds which should include warblers, terns and hirundines. This with all the resident species and lingering winter birds should make for an enjoyable trip.

Meet: At 10:00am Meet outside the main visitors centre. Park in the main car park Ham Lane, Peterborough. Note:

There is a parking fee.

  

Map Ref: TL148973

Post Code:  PE2 5UU

Leader: Ian Gordon –  07453971727

Saturday, April 23 – Rutland Water Egleton & Manton Reserves

Our premier inland site.  With the intension of finding the returning Ospreys and much more.

Meet: At 10:00am in the car park at Egleton reserve. Permits £6 Adult and £5 Concession (Permit covers both reserves)

Map Ref:  

Post Code:   LE15 8BT

Leader: Bob Titman  –  07922164676

Sunday, May 8 – Castor Hanglands NNR

Experience the joys of an early spring mornings bird song which will include nightingales. Followed by a delicious Willow Brook farm breakfast to set you up for the day. Note; This will be dependent upon the farm shop still being on the site!

Meet: At 06:00am at Willow Brook farm car park off the Stamford road Helpston Heath 

 

Map Ref:  

Post Code:   PE6 7LE

Leader: Bob Titman  –  07922164676

Sunday, May 22 – Lakenheath Fen RSPB and Weeting Heath NWT

A chance to see breeding Cranes, Bearded tits and Hobbies at Lakenheath Fen and Stone Curlews at Weeting Heath

Meet: At 10:00am at the reserve car park off Station Road. Note: There is a charge for non  members at both sites.

 

Map Ref:  TL722864

Post Code:   IP27 9AD

Leader: Ian Gordon  –  07453971727

Saturday, June 11 – Titchwell Marsh RSPB and Dersingham Bog NNR

Although the trip is primarily to see Nightjars and Woodcocks at Dersingham bog, we are starting at Titchwell for early evening birding and will then de-camp to Hunstanton at c 18.30pm for a fish and chip supper. Finally we will move to Dersingham  Bog  for c 20.00pm

Note; Insect repellent is recommended  at the site as they can be a problem at times.

Anyone only wanting to join the group at Dersingham meet up at the car park at  c 20.00pm

Meet: At 16:00pm in the car park at Titchwell. Note: There is a parking charge for non RSPB Members.

Map Ref:  TF750438

Post Code:   PE31 8BB

 

Meet: At c 20:00pm in the car park which is near Wolferton.

Map Ref:  TF662285

Post Code:   

Leader: Bob Titman  –  07922164676

Saturday, July 02 – Dragonflies & Damselflies

The clubs own Trish Thompson aims to help everyone to recognise and hopefully enable you to at least know a number of species before you depart. She expects this to be the best time to show you a number of different species increasing your knowledge of dragonflies & damselflies. This proved a very interesting and informative event last year and I am sure this will prove to be the same. Look forward to seeing you there. 

Meet: At 12:00 noon at Crowland Ponds. Park on the verge on the Crowland wash between the Crowland bridge and the village, (at the village end).

Map Ref:  TF236106

Post Code:   

Leader: Trisha Thompson  –