Jun 232010
 
Trip report - Ranscombe Farm - Tuesday 22nd June

16 of us met at Lodge Farm car park and set off at a saunter, along the track towards the Darnley Mausoleum. The day was warm & sunny and there were plenty of wild flowers in bloom. Birds and butterflies were less evident today, but Blackcap, Chiffchaff and Whitethroat were still singing and we had […]

 Posted by on 23 June 2010 at 12:24 pm
Jun 142010
 
Trip Report - Minsmere - 12th June

What a fantastic day out!   After a week of wet and chilly weather, we were met with sunny blue skies and a sea breeze as a coach full of expectant bird watchers descended on this flagship RSPB reserve.   Once we had been booked in with map, ticket and latest sightings’ sheet in hand, we were keen to get on with […]

 Posted by on 14 June 2010 at 6:00 pm
Jun 142010
 

Once again we had good weather for our walk at Knole Park.   After gathering at Godden Green, we walked through the open parkland with the potential of green woodpecker, thrushes, pipits, yellowhammer and redstart.     Clifford immediately spotted a little owl which most of the group saw, then guided us towards the parts of the park where we […]

 Posted by on 14 June 2010 at 4:57 pm