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FIELD TRIPS AND RESIDENTIAL WEEKENDS

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Field trips are organised, usually monthly. Locations for field trips can be any of:

Occasionally we go further afield - e.g. a recent weekend to the Cairngorms for Capercaillie and Crested Tit and other Scottish birds.

Everyone is made welcome on a field trip - beginner and expert, young and old, resident and visitors. All you need to bring are your binoculars, some refreshments on an all day trip, and for most trips walking boots or Wellingtons and warm waterproof clothing are recommended. Please follow the directions of the field trip Leader and comply with the Country Code. Non-members joining a field trip are asked to give a donation of £2.

Help with identification is always available on North Northumberland Bird Club field trips.

Each field trip is reported in the NNBC Newsletter.

Please click on the link below: - All participants on field trips must study and adhere to the following risk assessment.

Risk Assessment

 

Dawn Chorus Group on Etal Moor

NNBC members on Etal Moor in May 2017 where the woodland edge provided Blue Tit, Coal Tit, Long-tailed Tit and a Willow Warbler; In the rushy moorland pasture we had a pair of Oystercatchers and a couple of Curlews. Photo-Stewart McCormick.


 

NEXT FIELD MEETING

 

DAWN CHORUS:FORD & ETAL

 

 

 

  • Sunday, 20th MAY 2018 at 05.00 am. FORD MOSS


The eagerly awaited annual visit to the Ford and Etal Estates for the peak of the Dawn Chorus!  We meet at 05.00 at FORD MOSS SHEPHERDS COTTAGE (NT 969 379). This is 300m before the main gateway into Ford Moss Reserve.  The postcode is TD15 2PZ but your SatNav will take you to Ford Hill Farm which is WRONG!!  We will check out the moorlands and woodlands looking and listening for spring migrants joining the resident birds.  Afterwards, Lady Harriet will kindly provide breakfast at Etal Manor for those who wish to partake (donation to local charity) with the opportunity to look round the woodland gardens.                                [SatNav code for breakfast is TD12 4TL]                 Leader:Lord James Joicey  


                                                                                   

 

 

                                                                                              

                                                                                      

RESIDENTIAL WEEKENDS

 

NNBC Residential Weekend 'Birding on Speyside'  4th-7th June 2018 Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey. 3 nights DBB for £232.50

 

 

Further details from Fiona Southern. e-mail: jfs@robincottage.co.uk

                                                              

 

 


 

cold lunch

                  

Group on the  NNBC Yorkshire Trip in 'not so warm' May 2015                    Photo by Claire Ward