Category Archives: Trip Reports

Ogston Bird Club runs a full programme of trips throughout the year, details of which can be found on the Trips page. Below is an archive of trip reports.

North Cave/Blacktoft Trip Report 29/11/23

On a bitterly cold but sunny, still day, a goodly turn out of 12 members met at North Cave to enjoy a walk round the increasingly extensive reserve. All in all, 50 species were seen, nothing particularly unusual but a … Continue reading

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Frampton Marsh Trip Report 13/8/23

A group of 9 assembled at the Visitors’ Centre at 09:00 prompt and headed off for the sea wall. On the way our attention was drawn to a Green Sandpiper close to the path and then a small flock of … Continue reading

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Blacktoft Sands Trip Report 19/7/23

A relatively small group of 8 arrived at Blacktoft to decent weather having suffered a foul journey in torrential rain. 47 bird species were identified by the group but it was by no means the stand out trip that it … Continue reading

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Nightjar trip report 24/5/23

The Flash Lane crepuscular trip for Nightjars, Woodcock and Tree Pipit took place on 24th May enjoyed by a group of 22 souls. A fine but rather chilly evening, Nightjars eventually churring but only a brief view. Perhaps too cool … Continue reading

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Annesley Pit Top trip report 14/6/23

16 folk enjoyed a gorgeous morning at Annesley, sunny but not too hot. This relatively new reserve seems to get better with every passing year. All told we Identified 50 species of bird of which the best were the Black-necked … Continue reading

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Whisby and Langford Lowfields – May 17th 2023

Rather down on numbers this week but glorious weather for a stroll looking at birds. It can be a hard life at times! First stop Whisby Nature Park. Target species – the beautiful Nightingale, once heard, never forgotten! However, there … Continue reading

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Padley Gorge and Barbrook – May 10th 2023

A gaggle of 14 (actually 12 with two laggards catching up with us later) assembled at the usual parking spot at the top of Padley Gorge. After a healthy debate about the weather forecast (everyone seemed to have a different … Continue reading

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Budby Common trip report – 8/3/23

13 members managed to get to Budby in spite of delays due to road works and flat tyres. The group set off at about 08:40 in still but cold, dull weather. Expectations were raised by an early sighting of 2 … Continue reading

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RSPB Old Moor Trip Report – Thu 27th Oct

The 07:30 arrival time for the early birds seemed to be quite frankly ridiculous while driving up the M1 in heavy traffic and pouring rain and to make matters worse, it was dark. The leader messed up by being half … Continue reading

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RSPB Frampton Marsh Trip Report – Sun 14th Aug

Five brave souls withstood the blazing sun to spend about six hours at Frampton. As usual, ┬áthe reserve delivered an impressive spectacle particularly impressing some who had never been before. The star of the show was undoubtedly the North American … Continue reading

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