Saturday, 6 January 2018

January Meeting: Rye Harbour; Wednesday 10th

For our first meeting of  2018 come and see and listen to Barry Yates, Chief Warden of Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. He will cover birds and wildlife of this fabulous reserve and provide an update on the exciting plans for the reserve. New members welcome. Usual time: 7:30 pm; usual venue: WI Hall on the Kennington Road in Ashford.

Happy New Year to all
Andrew

Thursday, 9 November 2017

OUR NEXT INDOOR MEETING WEDNESDAY 13TH DECEMBER 2017

Our December indoor meeting is our informal Christmas-time social and quizzes evening. Do join us for nibbles and some light-hearted quizzes. We will also have a raffle to raise money for the Club.
Please bring nibbles, soft drinks etc and any donations for raffle prizes.

As usual, the evening begins from 7.30pm.  We hope you can come. See above for our venue details.

Friday, 3 November 2017

FIELD MEETING TUESDAY 7TH NOVEMBER 2017

Our 7th November field meeting will be at Oare Marshes. Meet at the CP at 10.00hrs. Have suitable clothes and footwear and bring a packed lunch.

If you are intending to come please email or ring so I know numbers.

thanks

Andrew
andrew_lapworth@hotmail.com

Monday, 10 July 2017

INDOOR MEETINGS PROGRAMME SEPT 2017-MARCH 2018



Sep 13th Birds beyond the boughs. Simon Ginnaw
Oct 11th The Land that time forgot: New Zealand’s birds and natural history. John Buckingham
Nov  8th Adventures in Angola – An overland camping journey across Angola seeking out the localised and endemic birds. Barry Wright
Dec 13th Christmas social, quizzes and raffle. Members
Jan 10th Birds and wildlife of Rye Harbour. Barry Yates
Feb 14th A year on Dungeness Point. Gill Hollamby
Mar 14th An introduction to the birds of the Neotropics. Andrew Lapworth and AGM. 

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

NIGHTJAR EVENING MEETING 6 JULY

Our evening meeting hoping to hear and see Nightjars will be on Thursday 6th July, 20:45 (note late time).  As usual, we should meet in the main car park of Kingswood at Challock.
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 Please note, as the evenings are light and the Nightjars generally don't appear until it's nearly dark, we will leave the CP area at 21.00hrs (9pm) and may not be back until c10.30pm.

Please bring stout shoes, be prepared for it to be cool and breezy, and bring a torch and insect repellent. Please let me know if you are planning to come.  andrew_lapworth@hotmail.com

Andrew    

Friday, 14 April 2017

SPRING BIRDSONG: DAWN CHORUS FIELD MEETING FRIDAY 28TH APRIL, 05.00hrs


Set your alarms early.......This year we have a field meeting to listen to the Dawn Chorus. It's on Friday April 28th, meeting at Faggs Wood Car Park at 5am and lasting until until c.7.30 - 8am. It can be chilly first thing, so bring warm clothing, a hot drink and snack if required. 

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

OUR NEXT MEETING ON WEDNESDAY 12TH APRIL 2017

Our next indoor meeting will include ABWC member Jenny Fairhall giving an illustrated  presentation on "My patch", following a short and sweet AGM.

There will also be a Raffle to raise money for the Club; all prize donations welcome!