Norfolk Residential - Winter Norfolk Birding

Sat 29th & Sun 30th Jan 22

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Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th January 2022, meet for dinner Friday 28th Jan and stay in the Le Strange Arms Hotel in Hunstanton -Planned sites to be visited will include Slathouse and Cley, Titchwell, Holkham, Snettisham and other sites as the Itinerary will remain flexible dependent upon weather and what birds are around at the time of the visit. Each evening at dinner we’ll have a log session to discuss what has been seen, probably over a nice warming drink too!

Target species

  • Geese, including the huge flocks of and , which often attract rare species such as or even, if we are very lucky, , as well as , and hopefully the resident at Holkham.

  • Birds of prey, we’ll keep a look out for , and as well as and

  • Norfolk specialities, in winter and can both be found at sites such as Salthouse, Holkham and Snettisham

  • Wader flocks, we will aim to visit Snettisham at high tide to see the large flocks of (over 10,000 birds are possible) along with a range of other species.

  • Norfolk in winter can provide surprise rare species such as or rare wheatears, pipits, dusk and well, almost anything!

The trip will cost £150 per person excluding food, transport and accomodation. 

For full details please download our pdf brochure. 

We expect places to go fast and there is a maximum of 8 places.

Winter Norfolk Birding: £150 per person
Tour 29th & 30th January 2022 (excluding travel, accomondation & food)

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Day Trips - South Wales /South West England

We have a wide range of blended zoom courses running in Autumn/ Winter 21 22 and we are offering Field Trips as part of those. You are welcome to attend the field trips without attending the Zoom Sessions if Zoom isn't for you (which we understand!). Each field trip is £50 for a full day and £40 in Winter.  We meet at between 9am and 10am (or based on tides depending on target species) and full joining instructions and directions will be sent out prior to the trip. Please keep both days free that weekend incase of adverse weather. We reserve the right to re-arrange trips if weather is prohibitive (see our T&Cs).  Please contact us with any questions or feel free to book yourself a place! (typical group size is 6 to 8 people)

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Woodland Birding

Forest of Dean

Sat 11/12/21

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Winter Wildfowl

Slimbridge, Gloucestershire

Sat 22/01/22

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Wonderful Waders

Steart Marshes WWT, Bridgewater

Sat 19/02/22

Winter Full Day Trip Checkout: £40 per person per trip
(for any day trips pictured)

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Why not buy a Gift Voucher for one of our Trips in 2022?

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We've had an action packed 2021. Since March we have run 16 day trips inluding 2 with overnight stays (correct as to Nov 21).

 

Groups are accompanied by 2 guides, and all trips are fully insured and risk assessed. Prices are £50 for a full day (meeting on site).  All participants  receive full joining instructions including comprehensive directions, and a full trip report including photographs.

 

Trips are a great way to put your knowledge to the test and we spend time enjoying the more common wildlife as well as any specialist target species.  They are a great way to meet like minded people and learn all important field skills to help you increase your enjoyment of nature on a daily basis.  Exclusive and tailored trips are also available on request.

 

Download our brochure of Planned Trips and Dates for 2022 - Butterflies & Dragonflies
 

Gift Voucher Checkout: £50 per person per trip
based on a full day trip. Please make sure you let us know if you would like one posted to you, your address and please give us the name of who it will be for (so we can expect them!). If you would like a voucher for any other amount please contact us.

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Trips in 2021 included (as the target species):

  • Pearl Bordered Fritillary

  • Duke of Burgundy

  • Marsh Fritillary

  • White Admiral

  • Emerald Dragonfly

  • Club-tailed Dragonfly

  • White Legged Damsel/ Banded Damoiselle

  • Purple Emperor

  • Brown Hairstreak/ SIlver-spotted Skipper

  • Autumn Ladies Tresses/ Migrating Wading Birds

PENNY, CARDIFF

Very knowledgeable & experienced field trip leaders  - we saw our first Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies within 10 minutes of leaving the car park! Would highly recommend the field trips organised by Speckled Wood Wildlife.

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