News of Our Group, and Relevant News for Our Members

Tuesday 21 November 2017

Recent Additions to our site


 

21/11/17 Report added for the indoor meeting In the jungle of Sarawak / Borneo given by Christopher Rose and Dr Angelika Wosegien, 16 November 2017.

11/11/17 Dinton Pastures walk of 8 November 2017, report and photos added.

25/10/17 Berks College of Agriculture visit of 21 October 2017, report and photos added.

23/10/17 Report added for the indoor meeting Magical Mallorca given by Chris Ward, 19 October 2017.

21/10/17 Gibraltar Point weekend of 6th to 9th October 2017, EXTRA photos added.

14/10/17 Gibraltar Point weekend of 6th to 9th October 2017, report and photos added.

26/9/17 Farmoor walk of 24 September 2017, report and photos added.

25/9/17 Report added for the indoor meeting Birds in a Cage given by Derek Niemann, 21 September 2017.

11/9/17 Arne RSPB coach trip of 9 September 2017, report and photos added.

18/8/17 Website Update The software running this website has had a major upgrade. This has introduced some problems which we will hunt down and fix as soon as we can.

18/6/17 Padworth Common walk of 16 June 2017, report added.

26/5/17 Dinton Pastures walk of 24 May 2017, report and photos added.

23/5/17 Report added for the indoor meeting India its Birds, People and the Taj Mahal given by Richard Pople, 18 May 2017.

9/5/17 Pagham Harbour coach trip of 6 May 2017, report and photos added.

25/4/17 Report added for the AGM and the indoor meeting 'Managing' Rare Breeders given by Mark Thomas, 20 April 2017. This talk replaced 'Tackling Bird Crime'.

21/4/17 Aston Rowant walk of 19 April 2017, report and photos added.

11/4/17 Wishmoor Bottom walk of 9 April 2017, report and photos added.

25/3/17 Waterside birds ID workshop on 5 April 2017, added to Talks page.

25/3/17 Titchfield Haven walk of 25 March 2017, report and photos added.

20/3/17 Report added for the indoor meeting Birds of Madeira and The Canaries given by Andy Warren, 16 March 2017.

17/3/17 Windsor Great Park walk of 15 March 2017, report and photos added.

8/3/17 Programme 2017/2018 Our new season's twenty-one walks, outings and coach trips have been added to our Walks page.

27/2/17 Stocker's Lake walk of 25 February 2017, report and photos added.

26/2/17 Programme 2017/2018 Our new season's eight talks have been added to our Talks page.

18/2/17 Report added for the indoor meeting A Piece of Peru given by Barry Oxley, 16 Feb. 2017. The resignations of Mike Huddy (Group Leader) and his wife Sue (Group Secretary) were announced at the meeting.

7/2/17 Elmley NNR coach trip of 5 February 2017, report and photos added.

23/1/17 Report added for the indoor meeting Birdwatching in Scandinavia given by Terry Bond, 19 January 2017.

21/1/17 Dorney Wetlands walk of 18 January 2017, report and photos added.

3/1/17 Little Marlow Gravel Pit walk of 1 January 2017, report and photos added.

14/12/16 Report added for the Indoor Social Meeting, 8 December 2016.

12/12/16 Links to our Facebook Page have been added to some of our website pages.

8/12/16 BOC Coach to Slimbridge on 22 January 2017, price reduced to £15, details in outings section.

23/11/16 Keyhaven walk of 20 November 2016, report and photos added.

22/11/16 Report added for the indoor meeting A Naturalist in Northumberland given by Brian Gallop, 17 November 2016.

4/11/16 Burnham Beeches walk of 2 November 2016, report added.

27/10/16 Tring reservoirs walk of 22 October 2016, report and photos added.

23/10/16 Report added for the indoor meeting Romania: Bear Mountains and the Pelican Delta given by Chris Ward, 20 October 2016.

More photos have been added to The 2016 Gibraltar Point photo gallery.

17/10/16 Gibraltar Point Weekend weekend away of 7-10 October 2016, report and photos added.

25/9/16 Bowdown Woods walk of 21 September 2016, report and photos added.

18/9/16 Report added for the indoor meeting The Falklands, Islands of Kings, Tyrants and Giants given by Mike Read, 18 September 2016.

Photos by Alan Goodman have been added to 2016 Members photos II

15/9/16 Bowdown Woods walk of 21 September 2016. We have changed the meeting point for this walk.

12/9/16 Titchwell Marsh coach trip of 10 September 2016, report and photos added.

9/9/16 BOC Coach trips have been added to the Walks and Outings page.

21/6/16 Padworth Common walk of 17 June 2016, report added.

27/5/16 Berkshire Downs walk of 25 May 2016, report and photos added.

26/5/16 Report added for the indoor meeting An Adventure in Morocco given by Colin Wilson, 19 May 2016.

20/5/16 Otmoor walk of 15 May 2016, report and photos added.

12/5/16 Dungeness coach trip of 7 May 2016, report and photos added.

29/4/16 Moor Green Lakes walk of 27 April 2016, report and photos added.

25/4/16 Report added for the AGM and indoor meeting RSPB Reserves Past, Present and Future given by Gwyn Williams, 21 April 2016.

18/4/16 Stocker's Lake walk of 17 April 2016, report and photos added.

Niki McCann, Education Officer, Waltham Place writes -There will be a Dawn Chorus walk on Saturday 30th April 2016, 5.30am-7.30am. It will be led by Brian Clews who will identify the birds we hear and see. Cost:£7.50 per person to include a bacon or egg roll, tea and coffee. Booking essential- 01628 825517 or estateoffice@walthamplace.com
Venue:The Ormandy Centre*, Church Hill, White Waltham, Berks. SL6 3JH

24/3/16 Aston Rowant walk of 23 March 2016, report added.

20/3/16 Report added for the indoor meeting Migration over the Straits of Gibraltar given by Ken White, 17 March 2016.

10/3/16 Farlington and Langstone walk of 5 March 2016, report and photos added.

28/2/16 Report added for the indoor meeting Coast, Cacti and Canyons given by Jill Carey, 25 February 2016.

22/2/16 Dorney Wetlands walk of 17 February 2016, report added.

11/2/16 Fingringhoe Wick and Abberton Reservoir coach trip of 7 February 2016, report and photos added.

26/1/16 Report added for the indoor meeting The Wild Coast given by David Boag, 21 January 2016.

25/1/16 College Lake walk of 23 January 2016, report and photos added.

18/1/16 Rainham Marshes walk of 16 January 2016, report and photos added.

4/1/16 Talk added. Emptying the Skies, a film screening by the BOC on 20 Jan 2016

3/1/16 Little Marlow gravel pits walk of 1st January 2016, report added.

8/12/15 Berkshire College of Agriculture walk of 6 December 2015, report and photos added.

1/12/15 Event added. The Maidenhead Council meeting about Ray Mill Toads of 15/12/15 has been added to the Talks page. Please consider showing your concern by attending.

22/11/15 Report added for the indoor meeting Birds of the Russian Far East given by Chris Collins, 19 November 2015.

More new photos in 2015 Members photos II and in Oct 15 - Gibraltar Point Weekend

17/11/15 Keyhaven and Pennington Marsh walk of 15 November 2015, report and photos added.

28/10/15 Gibraltar Point weekend of October 2015, report and photos added.

23/10/15 Braywick walk of 21 October 2015, report added.

20/10/15 Report added for the indoor meeting Burma - Birds, Butterflies & Buddhas given by Phil and Ann Farrer, 15 October 2015.

5/10/15 Farmoor Reservoir walk of 4 October 2015, report and photos added.

2/10/15 New photos in 2015 Members photos II

27/9/15 Event added. Details of the Maidenhead, Marlow and Cookham Swift group's event of 8/11/15 added to Talks page.

Dinton Pastures walk of 23 September 2015, report and photos added.

21/9/15 Report added for the indoor meeting Fighting for Birds from Hen Harriers to Passenger Pigeons given by Mark Avery, 17 September 2015.

Wildlife Crime section added to our Links page.

12/9/15 Minsmere coach trip of 5 September 2015, report and photos added.

24/8/15 A few wildlife photos from the BOC coach trip to Birdfair are now added to 2015 Members photos II

12/8/15 Rio Grande Valley Photos taken on Sandy and Gerry's Texan holiday have been added to the 2015 Photos section.

20/7/15 More new photos in 2015 Members photos II

21/6/15 Padworth Common walk of 19 June 2015, report added.

17/6/15 New photos in 2015 Members photos II

29/5/15 Wendover Woods walk of 27 May 2015, report and photos added.

26/5/15 Report added for the indoor meeting THE CANADIAN ROCKIES Banff to Jasper given by Gordon Small, 21 May 2015.

Also some more photos in 2015 Members photos

20/5/15 Otmoor walk of 16 May 2015, report and photos added.

12/5/15 Portland Bill and Radipole Lake walk of 9 May 2015, report and photos added.

27/4/15 AGM 23 April 2015, Leader's report added. Windsor Great Park walk of 22 April 2015, report added.

15/4/15 Pulborough Brooks walk of 12 April 2015, report and photos added.

27/3/15 Aston Rowant walk of 25 Mar 2015, report and photos added.

21/3/15 Report added for the indoor meeting Birds of Aphrodite's Isle given by Chris Ward, 19 Mar 2015.

9/3/15 Blashford Lakes walk of 7 Mar 2015, report and photos added.

3/3/15 Programme 2015/2016 Our new season's nine talks have been added to our Talks page. Twenty walks and coach trips have been added to our Walks and Outings page.

21/2/15 Dorney Wetlands walk of 18 Feb 2015, report and photos added.

Report added for the indoor meeting The Birds of the North Norfolk Coastal Footpath given by Jonathan Forgham, 19 Feb 2015.

16/2/15 2015 Members photos new photos added.

29/1/15 Moor Green Lakes walk of 28 Jan 2015. Report added.

26/1/15 Big Garden Birdwatch 25 Jan 2015. Local results added.

22/10/14 Report added for the indoor meeting WADER QUEST - Wader Ambassadors given by Rick and Elis Simpson, 15 January 2015.

20/1/15 RSPB Pagham Harbour walk 17 Jan 2015. Report & Photos.

2/1/15 Little Marlow 1 Jan 2015. Report added.

9/12/14 Report added for the indoor social meeting 40th Anniversary, 4 December 2014. This report includes links to a history of the group and anecdotes of the last 40 years.

5/12/14 College Lake 3 Dec 2014. Report and photos.

29/11/14 Burnham Beeches 26 Nov 2014. Report and photos.

20/10/14 Report added for the indoor meeting Asia's Teardrop - Birding in Sri Lanka given by David Cromack, 20 November 2014.

19/11/14 Keyhaven and Pennington 16 Nov 2014. Report and photos.

5/11/14 The RSPB has come under attack news item added.

30/10/14 40th Anniversary Tree planting 29 Oct 2014. Photos added. News item added.

26/10/14 Stocker's Lake 25 Oct 2014. Report and photos.

20/10/14 Report added for the indoor meeting Devon So Far given by Colin Humphrey, 16 October 2014.

18/10/14 Gibraltar Point 10-12 Oct 2014. Report and photos.

14/10/14 Future Social Evening 4 Dec 2014. Details are now on the Talks page.
You must buy your tickets for this event in advance.

3/10/14 Dinton Pastures 1 Oct 2014. Report and photos.

2/10/14 Two BOC coach trips have been added to the Walks and Outings page.

27/9/14 Scotland Photos taken on Gerry's Scottish holiday have been added to the 2014 Photos section.

23/9/14 Tring Reservoirs 21 Sept 2014. Report and photos.

22/9/14 A report has been added for the indoor meeting A Polar Odyssey given by Ralph and Brenda Todd, 18 September 2014.

17/9/14 and 9/9/14 and 7/9/14 Titchwell Marsh 6 September 2014. Report and photos.

3/9/14 and 19/8/14 More Photos By Members have been added.

2/8/14 Cuba Photos taken on Gerry's Cuban holiday have been added to the 2014 Photos section.

23/7/14 Website The design of this website has been slightly changed to speed up loading and to improve its appearance on portable devices. Nothing has been deleted but News is now confined to the Home page and the In the News tab.

5/7/14 Alaska Photos taken on an Alaskan holiday have been added to the 2014 Photos section. Do you like the idea of displaying photos that were not taken on our outings?

3/7/14 Berkshire Downs 2 July 2014. Report and photos.

15/6/14 Padworth Common 13 June 2014. Report and photos.

11/5/14 Rutland Water 10 May 2014. Photos and report.

6/5/14 Otmoor 4 May 2014. Photos and report.

15/4/14 Titchfield Haven 13 April 2014. Photos and report have been added.

3/4/14 Aston Rowant 2 April 2014. Photos and report have been added.

1/4/14 The Big Garden Birdwatch results for England, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire have been added to this report.

26/3/14 A report has been added for the indoor social meeting The Wildlife of Brazil given by Ian Lloyd 20 March 2014.

24/3/14 Swinley Forest / Wishmoor 22 March 2014. Photos and report have been added.

Niki McCann, Education Officer – Waltham Place writes -There will be a Dawn Chorus Bird Walk at Waltham Place, White Waltham on Saturday 12th April 2014, 5.30am-7.30am. Brian Clews will be leading. Bacon rolls for those who would like to stay for breakfast. The walk is £5, bacon rolls £2.50. Ring 01628 825517 to book a place.

7/3/14 Penn Wood 6 March 2014. Photos and report have been added.

21/2/14 A report has been added for the indoor social meeting Taiwan – The Other China by Ann and Phil Farrer 20/2/14

18/2/14 More Photos By Members added.

6/2/14 Minsmere 2 February 2014. Photos and report have been added.

5/2/14 There are changes to the Gibraltar Point weekend's details, following the winter storms. Please Click Here if you wish to go, or have expressed an interest in going.

29/1/14 The Talks section has been updated and next season's events added. All our indoor meetings up to May 2015 are now given in detail.

25/1/14 A report has been added for the indoor social meeting 16/1/14. BIRDS OF ETHIOPIA given by Ken Panchen

24/1/14 Dorney Wetlands 22 January 2014. Photos and report have been added.

22/1/14 The Walks and Outings section has been updated and next season's events added. All our coach trips and walks up to June 2015 are now given in expanded detail.

14/1/14 The talk The Return of the Osprey to be given on 20 March 2014 has been replaced by The Wildlife of Brazil. See the Talks section for details of this new talk. Many thanks to Ian Lloyd for agreeing to give a presentation at such short notice.

12/1/14 Stocker's Lake 11 January 2014. Photos and report have been added.

4/1/14 New Year's Day morning outing to Little Marlow Gravel Pits. Report has been added.

13/12/13 Dinton Pastures 11 Dec 2013. Photos and report have been added, the 2013 Bird Spotting Record is now complete.

11/12/16 Moor Green Lakes walk of 10 December 2016, report and photos added.

10/12/13 A report has been added for the indoor social meeting 5/12/13. Presented by Ken Cottam, catered by Sheila Cottam and with entertainment produced by Gerry Studd.

4/12/13 College Lake 30 Nov 2013. Photos and report have been added.

23/11/13 A report has been added for the indoor meeting A Chilean Challenge given by Barry Oxley.

19/11/13 Keyhaven and Pennington marshes 17 Nov 2013. Photos and report have been added.

16/5/17 Otmoor walk of 14 May 2017, report and photos added.

6/11/13 Thatcham 3 Nov 2013. Photos and report have been added.

3/11/13 A report has been added for the indoor meeting Kruger, Cape Town and the Kalahari given by Jill Carey.

26/10/13 Alan Goodman's photos added to the Gibraltar Point weekend of 11-13 Oct 2013.

19/10/13 Moor Green Lakes 16 Oct 2013. A report has been added.

17/10/13 Gibraltar Point weekend 11-13 Oct 2013. Photos and a report have been added.

29/9/13 A Search box has been added at the top right of each page, this replaces the Search tab, which has now been removed.

29/9/13 A 'Report' has been created called BIRD LISTS from older walks and outings. It holds the Birds-Seen lists of walks and outings that occurred between 10/9/11 and 6/7/12. The report is at the bottom of the Reports page.

27/9/13 Burnham Beeches 25 Sept 2013. Photos and a report have been added.

21/9/13 A report has been added for the indoor meeting BIRDING IN EASTERN EUROPE given by Gerry Studd.

18/9/13 A news item has been added about the Bright Ideas Challenge.

13/9/13 The 2012 and 2013 Bird Spotting Records can now be downloaded as spreadsheets, from the Reports page.

10/9/13 Dungeness coach trip 7 Sept 2013.  Photos and a report have been added.

4/9/13 The Berkshire Ornithological Club's 2014 coach trips have been added to Walks and Outings.