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Dorset Bird Club

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Outdoor Field Visits

 

All of the walks are open to members and non-members and are FREE but please be aware that there may be a charge for car parking at some locations. Just turn up on the day at the meeting place / time advertised (unless booking is required or advised).

 

Walk categories:

A: Easy – fairly short walk over relatively flat ground with no / few stiles.

B: Medium – moderate distance and / or moderate hills and / or moderate number of stiles.

C: Strenuous – long distance and /or steep hills and / or many stiles.

 

Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the time of year.

 

For further information contact:

Richard Charman (Outdoor Events Organiser)

Tel: 07391 756053

email: walks@dorsetbirds.org.uk

 

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Sunday 5th January 2020

Bird Crawl, Upton Country Park  09:30 – 15:30 approx.

Category A – but can be muddy in places.

 

Just for fun, a more sedate version of a bird race.  

How many species can you find around Upton Country Park and Holes Bay?

 

Meet in the main car park at Upton Country Park (SY 992929) – charges apply.

 

Sunday 9th February 2020

Portland Harbour and Ferrybridge  09:30-13:30 approx.

Category A.

 

Meet in the car park by the Chesil Beach Centre (SY 668 756) - parking charges apply.

 

Sunday 29th March 2020

Winspit and St Adhelm’s Head  09:30-15:00 approx.

Category C - some steep hills/stiles.

 

Meet in the car park in Worth Matravers (SY 974 776) - parking charges apply.

 

Sunday 26th April 2020

Sturminster Newton  09:30-14:00 approx.

Category B - moderate distance with one or two steep hills.

 

Meet in the car park off Station Road (ST 787 142) - parking charges apply.

 

Sunday 24th May 2020

Martin Down  09:30-14:00 approx.

Category B - moderate distance.

 

Meet in the car park at the end of Sillens Lane (SU 057 191).

 

Friday 5th June 2020

White Sheet Plantation, near Wimborne 19:30-22:30 approx.

Category A.

 

Meet in the car park on the bend in the road (SU 048 036).

 

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Neil Gartshore

 

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Guided Walks

 

 

Sunday 5th January 2020

Bird Crawl  09:30 – 15:30 approx.

 

 

Sunday 9th February 2020

Portland Harbour & Ferrybridge 09:30 – all day

 

 

Sunday 29th March 2020

Winspit & St Aldhelm's Head 09:30 – 13.30 approx.

 

 

Sunday 26th April 2020

Sturminster Newton

09:30 – 14.00 approx.

 

 

Sunday 24th May 2020

Martin Down

09:30 – 14.00 approx.

 

 

Friday 5th June 2020

Whitesheet Plantation

19:30 – 22.3 approx.

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