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Alert! – Trip change

Padley Gorge – Grindleford, Derbyshire – Sun 8th June has been changed to Sun the 15th June (see below) because the selfish trip leader prefers to go birding in Scotland on that date (the trip organiser is also going, so … Continue reading

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Booking Ogston Bird Club trips

Ogston Bird Club trips Although the club has excellent facilities for birding on our home ‘turf’, it’s sometimes good to get away and visit other areas renown for being good birding spots. With this in mind, the following programme of … Continue reading

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Frampton Marsh RSPB – Lincolnshire Coast – 5th Oct 2014

Date: 05/10/2014 Meeting Point: Frampton RSPB reserve near Boston Lincs (see notes) Time: 10:30 Transport: Members cars Cost: free Leader: MartinKaye Numbers Limit: None. Notes: A fantastic reserve on the south western corner of the Wash. Although there are only 3 hides, there is non-stop interest over a large area. Guaranteed 50+ different species. … Continue reading

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Jim Mart – Butterflies and Dragonflies – early Aug 2014

A nice warm Saturday or Sunday and Jim Mart is an ideal spot to catch up with myriads of butterflies and plenty of Dragonflies too. This trip will be arranged very close to the time and is totally dependent upon … Continue reading

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Blacktoft Sands RSPB – Bearded Tits? – 6th July 2014

Date: 06/07/14 Meeting Point: Car Park at Blacktoft Reserve on the Ouse near to Goole Time: 10:00 Transport: Members cars Cost: free for RSPB members, £4 non-members, £3.00 concessions, Leader: Martin Kaye Numbers Limit: None. Notes: A one hour 15 min easy drive from Chesterfield up the M1 then M18 to junction 36 on the M62. … Continue reading

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Clumber Park – Nightjar Evening 3rd July 2014 (second of two trips)

Date: 03/07/2014 Meeting Point: Clumber Park for the nightjars. Details to be announced nearer the time Time: evening Transport: Members cars Cost: nothing Leader: John Parlby Numbers Limit: 5 – a shared event with Derbyshire Ornithological Society. Notes: Pre-booking with Martin Kaye essential – precise details to be announced at a later date.  This … Continue reading

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Clumber Park – Nightjar Evening 26th June 2014 (first of two trips)

Date: 26/06/2014 Meeting Point: Clumber Park for the nightjars. Details to be announced nearer the time Time: evening Transport: Members cars Cost: nothing Leader: John Parlby Numbers Limit: 5 – a shared event with Derbyshire Ornithological Society. Notes: Pre-booking with Martin Kaye essential – precise details to be announced at a later date. … Continue reading

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Padley Gorge – Grindleford, Derbyshire – Sun 15th June 2014

Date: 15/06/2014 Meeting Point: Padley Gorge, Grindleford train station (SK250788).Time: 9:00 a.m. Transport: Members cars Cost: £2.00 to be sent to Martin Kaye to secure a place Leader: Paul Beard Numbers Limit: 24 Notes: Free parking on the approach road to the station. A re-run of last year’s very successful trip with a … Continue reading

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Ogston Club’s Week’s birding in the Scottish Highlands May/June 2014

Dave Marshall is organising a week’s birding in and around the Aviemore area.  There are 4 places still available and details are as follows: Start date is flexible 30th/31stMay or 1st June. Return date Sat 7th June Transport minibus door to door. Accommodation hotel … Continue reading

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11/5/14 – Blacktoft Sands RSPB or North Cave Wetlands

Date: 10/05/2014 Meeting Point: Car Park at Blacktoft Reserve on the Ouse near to Goole Time: 10:00 Transport: Members cars Cost: free for RSPB members, £4 non-members, £3.00 concessions, Leader: Martin Kaye Numbers Limit: None. Notes: A one hour 15 min easy drive from Chesterfield up the M1 then M18 to junction 36 on the M62. … Continue reading

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