Branch EventsMid Devon


Field Meetings

Enquiries: Nick Armstrong
Phone: 01363 866860
Email: nick.armstrong@devonbirds.org

Meetings are conditional on government guidance in our geographic region regarding outdoor activities in place at the time of the event. Events are subject to cancellation. Please check this page to ensure that the activity is scheduled as planned. Please register for the walks.

2022

Jul 1018:30 – 22:30An evening walk to see and hear Nightjars in Cookworthy Forest. Also the possibility of Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, Kestrel, Crossbill, Siskin, deer etc. Plan on a walk in the general area before settling at a vantage point to view the Nightjars. The entrance to the forest is situated just north of Halwill Junction on the A3079. Meet at the car park and picnic area at SS417016. Leader: John Laws and Nick ArmstrongMap
Sep 2009:30 – 15:30Northam Burrows Country Park, Northam, Bideford. In Northam take Broad Lane to Burrows Lane and enter Northam Burrows Country Park. Park on the side of the road after crossing the small bridge over the Pill at SS451304. Bring packed lunch. Leader: Rich Hudson/Nick ArmstrongMap
Oct 2709:30 – 15:30Fernworthy Reservoir and Plantation. Plan on morning and afternoon walks around the reservoir and forestry plantation. Crossbill, Siskin, Willow Tit possible. Bring packed lunch. Meet at the car park (pay & display) at SX669838. Leader : Helen AllinMap
Nov 209:30 – 14:30Dawlish Warren. Meet at the first car park (pay & display) on the right at the mini rounabout before the tunnel entrance at SX978785. Leader: Nick ArmstrongMap
Nov 1610:00 – 13:30Roadford Resevoir. Meet at the layby near the hide at SX435930. An interesting mix of dabbling and diving ducks, the odd wader or two and the possibility of something unusual. Leader: Digby GreenhillMap
Dec 709:00 – 15:30Exminster Marshes and Mid Devon Branch Christmas Lunch. Expect a mix of waterfowl, waders and other birds. From A379 take Station Road past the Swans Nest Inn and over the hump-backed bridge to the RSPB car park on the right at SX953872. Christmas Lunch will be at the Swans Nest Inn. Leader: Nick Armstrong. Confirmation for lunch must be received by 30th October 2022.Map

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