Category Archives: Guided Walk Reports

A guided bird walk in the Ogston Reservoir area is held on the first Saturday of each month, starting at 9:30am from the West Bank Car Park (near the Sailing Club). The walk is open to members and non-members, and no charge is made. The walk may be cancelled at short notice if the forecast is for bad weather.

Guided Bird Walk – May 4th

A motley crew of 22 birders set off from a cold and breezy Car Park heading in a westerly direction towards Clattercotes Wood, just south of Ashover Hay. As we got away from the reservoir the breeze dropped slightly making … Continue reading

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Guided Walk – April 6th

April Guided Bird Walk. On a pleasant Spring morning a group of 27 enthusiasts set off on a walk to Milltown Quarry. This walk is the longest we do for our guided walks and soon the group were straggled over … Continue reading

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Guided Walk -March 2nd

On a morning which started grey before brightening up with blue sky and fluffy clouds, a group of 23 set off from the West Bank Car Park under the leadership of Paul Beard. After heading North –West with Ashover Hay … Continue reading

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Guided Bird Walk 2/2/19

This month’s Bird Walk was enjoyed by 18 hardy souls braving a very cold but bright morning. We walked along the West Bank hoping to catch sight of a busy heronry which unfortunately, was devoid of bird life. Hedgerows and … Continue reading

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Bird Walk 5/1/19

Thanks to Wendy for the list from the walk. Gt Crested Grebe, Cormorant. Tufted Duck, Greylag Goose, Teal, Coot, Bh Gull, Nuthatch, Treecreeper, Coal tit, Jay, Blue Tit, Gt Tit, Blackbird, Robin, Magpie, Wood Pig, Mallard, Crow, L Grebe, Pochard, … Continue reading

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3/11/2018 bird walk

Greylag Goose, Cormarant, Buzzard, B H Gull, Gadwall, Goldfinch, Pied Wagtail, Jackdaw, Coot, Lesser Black Backed Gull, Mallard, Mute Swan, L T Tit, GT Tit, Great Crested Grebe, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Blackbird, Mistle Thrush, Canada Goose, Teal, Little Grebe, … Continue reading

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Guided Walk 1/9/18

Thanks to Wendy for keeping the list. Great Crested Grebe, Robin, Cormorant, Heron, Goldfinch, Crow, Osprey, Moorhen, Lapwing, Wood pigeon, Pheasant, Swallow, Canada, Greylag, L B back, Buzzard, Mallard, Coot, Stock Dove, B H Gull, L Tale Got, Blue tit, Great … Continue reading

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Guided Bird Walk 4/8/2018

Bird list thanks to Wendy Greylag, Goldfinch, C Turn, Mallard, Tufted, Heron, L B B Gull, Cormorant, L Egret, Woodpig, Buzzard, Bluetit, Blackbird, Canada, Coot, Moorhen, M Swan, Gt Crested Greeb, Crow, Magpies, House Martin, Jackdaw, Rook, Swift, P Wag, … Continue reading

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Guided Bird Walk 7/7/18

1 reed warbler 2 little ringed plover 3 mute swan 4 bullfinch 5 grey heron 6 canada goose 7 greylag goose 8 great crested grebe 9 cormorant 10 lapwing 11 lesser black backed gull 12 swallow 13 sandmartin 14 wren … Continue reading

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Ogston Guided Bird Walk 2/6/18

Coot, Lapwing, Greylag Goose, Grey Heron, Mallard, SedgeWarbler, Herring Gull, Crow, Cormorant, Wood Pig, Blackcap, Blackbird, Lesser Black Backed Gull, Oystercatcher, Gt Crested Grebe, Blue tit, Dunnock, Gt Tit, Gold Finch, Greenfinch, Pied Wagtail, Rook, Chiffchaff, Swallow, Mute Swan, Chaffinch, … Continue reading

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