Bird Group

Looking at the Countryside Walk at Seaview on Wednesday 20th January 2016.

14 people met at the west end of Bluett Avenue for a circular walk taking in the Old Toll Road, Hersey Nature Reserve, Oakhill Road, the footpath alongside Westbrook House, passed the Wishing Well, up Farm Shute (Nettlestone Hill) and down  the bridleway at Fairy Hill to return to our cars.


Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) Photo: Dave Trevan

Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
Photo: Dave Trevan


Bird Meeting at Yarmouth on Saturday, 16th January 2016

 15 members met at the beginning of the cycle track in Thorley Road, Yarmouth on a calm, very cold but lovely sunny morning for a slow walk to Barnfields pond and return. At the beginning of the path we spotted a Song Thrush , Blackbird, Robin, Wren and Great Tit. (more…)

Seaview bird walk

Sunday, 6th December 2015 Ten members met in Bluett Avenue in Seaview for circular walk on a very windy morning. It started off with bright sunshine but gradually the weather changed to light rain. (more…)

Ornithological Meeting at Shalfleet Quay, 21st November 2015

Nine members met at the Car park in Quay Lane for a short walk to the Quay on a very cold morning. The very strong wind kept many of the birds away. (more…)

Ornithology meeting at West High Down on October 10th 2015

Eight members met at the National Trust chalk pit car park on an overcast morning for a walk led by Nikki. We took the path leading up to the side of the down to the west looking out for any birds in the hedges and trees. (more…)

Ornithology meeting Sunday 20th September 2015

Eight people met at the car park nearest the radio station on Ventnor Downs for a walk led by David Biggs. The sun was shining, conditions just right for a pleasant slow wander along looking for migrants. (more…)

Ornithological Section.

Eleven members met at the far car park at Culver Down on Saturday morning, 15th August for a casual walk on the Downs. We were hoping for returning migrants. An early sighting was a male and female Stonechat who were very obliging and allowed us to have good views of them. (more…)

Bird Group report Sunday, 14th December 2014

Sunday, 14th December 2014

There was a good turnout of 16 members for a walk at Newtown National Nature Reserve. We were not quite so inconvenienced by the rain this time. One pulse coincided with a visit to the hide and the second pulse occurred when we were by the boat hut. The tide was low which meant we had good opportunities to study the waders and ducks. (more…)