Author Archives: Martin Kaye

Report on trip to Lawrencefield/Padley/Burbage 3rd May 2018

8 members enjoyed a fabulous morning’s birding in pleasant conditions.  Starting at 08:30 before picnic parties and dog walkers had arrived, we started brilliantly with a distant view of a Whinchat and this was followed in a short space of … Continue reading

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Report on trip to RSPB Blacktoft – 22/11/17

Seven members made the trip and inspite of the strong wind, had a good time (it remained dry which was probably better than most parts of the country).  A total of 39 species were seen which compared to this time … Continue reading

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Trip by coach to Spurn Point – 8th October 2017

A very successful trip thanks to the leader Julia Smith who organised everything and who wrote the following report.  Thanks also to Christine Gregory and Dave Hallam for the photos. It was a lively group of 16 birders that met on Sunday … Continue reading

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Spurn – A Magical Place; Illustrated Lecture 21st Nov 2017

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Trip to RSPB Frampton Marsh 10th Sept 2017

Eight members chose the dry but chilly weather to visit this fabulous reserve rather than stay at home where as I understand it, the weather was not so kind. We benefitted enormously from the fact that there was a particularly … Continue reading

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Trip to RSPB Blacktoft 11th July 2017

The weather forecast was foul causing even the trip leader to bale out.  However, three hardy souls braved the elements and reported as follows: You (i.e. the trip leader) were right to cancel. It rained for the 4 hours we … Continue reading

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Report on Clumber Trip – 13th June 2017

This trip was the one which should have taken place on 7th June, but had to be rescheduled after the National Trust closed parts of the park as a result of damage to a number of trees resulting from the … Continue reading

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Report on Clumber Trip – 23rd May 2017

Maximum numbers had booked on this rightly, popular trip and with the weather being incredibly warm, with little wind, hopes were high that we would break the previous record of 44 species of bird identified.  Indeed, the evening started well with … Continue reading

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Whisby Trip Report – 4th May 2017

Six members attended this meet on a gorgeous sunny day marred a little by a rather strong wind.  The target species was the Nightingale but when we arrived at ‘Nightingale Corner’ it was to find that the bird had just … Continue reading

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Report on trip to Budby Common – 8/3/17

Ten members assembled beside the extremely noisy A616 at 08:30 then quickly moved onto the relative peace of the Common.  There was very little wind and though the sky was cloudy, it was reasonably warm.  However, very little could be … Continue reading

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