Branch EventsMid Devon

All of us have a role to play in trying to lessen the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The leadership of Devon Birds have therefore recommended that all Indoor Meetings and Field Trips should be postponed for the foreseeable future.

Field Meetings

Enquiries: Nick Armstrong
Phone: 01363 866860


Apr 1409:30 – 14:30Cancelled -Burrator Arboretum and Nature Reserve. Meet in car park SX569689. Circular walk, mixed woodland, moorland and wetland. Bring packed lunch. Leader Helen Allin Map
Apr 2109:30 – 13:30Cancelled -Budleigh Salterton for a walk along the river, through the fields to the coast path. Meet at the car park (pay & display)in Budleigh Salterton at the mouth of the River Otter at SY073820. Leader Richard Hudson.Map
Apr 2505:30 – 08:30Cancelled -Annual dawn chorus walk around Belstone Parish. Meet at Belstone car park at SX621938. (A suggested donation of £2.50 towards the upkeep of Belstone Village Hall. Leader Chris Walpole.Map
May 209:30 – 13:30Cancelled -Fernworthy Reservoir. Initially meet at the pay & display car park at SX669839 before continuing to the layby near hide. Leader Roger Jewell.Map
May 1909:00 – 13:00Cancelled -Meldon Quarry area, meet at Quarry Car Park at SX567922. Variable habitat of woodland, river, moorland and quarry. Interesting for the birds, butterflies and bluebells. Possible Pied and Spotted Flycatchers, and Cuckoo. Leader Annabelle Strickland.Map
May 2109:00 – 13:00Cancelled -Meet outside the drive to Challacombe Farm SX695795. Walk to Challacombe Farm and Soussons Forest. Leader Roger Jewell.Map
Jun 109:00 – 12:30Venford Reservoir. Meet at the dam car park (second car park beyond the dam at SX688708. Morning walk. Leader Ian Gasper.Map
Jun 1609:30 – 13:30Belstone Cleave and Belstone Tor on the north edge of Dartmoor. Meet at the car park in Belstone at SX622938. Possible Cuckoo, Wheatear, Snipe and Ring Ouzel. Leader John Laws.Map
Jun 3010:00 – 14:00Meeth Quarry Reserve and Ash Moor. Interesting birds and butterflies. Meet in the DWT car park at Meeth Quarry at SS539084. Leader Digby Greenhill.Map
Jul 1119:00 – 22:30Cookworthy Forest. An evening walk to see and hear Nightjars. Plan on a walk in the general area before settling at the vantage point to view the Nightjars. Meet at the car park at SS416017. The entrance to the forest is situated just north of Halwill Junction on the A3079. Leader John Laws.Map
Sep 1009:30 – 13:30Berry Head National Nature Reserve at TQ5 9AP. Meet at the car park for Berry Head National Nature Reserve, Gillard Road, Brixham (pay & display) at SX940562. Leader Nick Armstrong.Map
Oct 609:30 – 13:30Crowdy Reservoir and Davidstow Airfield, Cornwall. Meet at the car park for the dam at SX138833. Map
Oct 2009:30 – 13:30Dawlish Warren. Meet at the first car park (pay & display) on the right at the mini roundabout before the tunnel entrance. At SX978785. Leader Nick Armstrong.Map
Nov 1710:00 – 13:30Roadfor Reservoir. Meet at layby near hide at SX435930. Interesting mix of dabbling and diving ducks, waders and gulls. Leader Digby Greenhil.Map
Dec 809:00 – 14:30Fingle Bridge. A walk along the river followed by Mid Devon Branch Christmas Lunch. Meet outside the Fingle Bridge Inn at EX6 6PW. Return for lunch at 12.30pm. Contact Nick Armstrong for information.Map

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Indoor Meetings

Enquiries: Nick Armstrong
Phone: 01363 866860

There are no forthcoming events.