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November 2019

Royal Victoria Park, Bath

17th November 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Botanic Gardens, Bath

Leaders: Rob Randall and Alan Rayner Meet: 13.30 Outside entrance to Botanic Gardens GR ST 739655 Landranger 172/Explorer 155 Finish: 15.30 Focus: Autumn wildlife, with special attention to inhabitants of attached and fallen twigs. Description: A slow, level, walk in the park, up to 1 km, taking time to study specimens closely, starting in the Botanic Gardens and branching out from there.

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Keyhaven, coach trip

30th November 2019 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Riverside, Avon Street, Avon Street
Bath, BA1 1UE United Kingdom

Leaders: Tom Pinckheard with Tom Rogers Coach: Leaves Riverside, Avon Street at 08.00, returns about 18.00. Focus: Autumn passage waders Description: Joint Bath Nats/RSPB meeting. Booking and prepayment essential, see booking form for pick up times.

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December 2019

Chew Valley Lake

8th December 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Chew Valley Lake BS40 6HB

Leader: TERRY DOMAN Meet: 10.30 Herriot’s Bridge on A368 south of Bishop Sutton, for initial 1 h bird-watch. GR ST 571581 Landranger 172/Explorer 141. Then, for lunchtime, at ‘Salt & Malt’ cafe car park GR ST 573614, to be followed by lake-side walk along Grebe and Bittern trails. Car parking fee of £2 may apply. Book ahead for lunch at Salt & Malt cafe if desired. Finish: 15.30 Focus: Birds and general interest. Description: Slow, level walking, up to 4…

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Corsham Park, Wilts

18th December 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Corsham Park

Meet: 10.00 am, in free car park (1.9 m height restriction) provided off south side of Lacock Road. GR ST880702. Landranger 173/ Explorer156. First Bus Service No’s 231 or 232 to Chippenham stop at Corsham town centre. Finish: 13.00 Focus: Parkland birds and other wildlife in winter. Description: A gentle walk around the park where we will be viewing birds and other wildlife in trees, grassland and on and around the lake. The park is well maintained but there will…

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January 2020

New Year City Walk: Lyncombe Vale and Perrymead

January 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lyncombe Vale and Perrymead Bath, United Kingdom

Leader: David Goode Meet: 10.00 am outside Prior Park Garden Centre (NB do not park in the car park) GR ST756640 Landranger 172/Explorer 155 Finish: 13.00 at the Garden Centre Focus: Winter birds and other wildlife Description: A gentle walk along public paths, with one moderate climb. No stiles.

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Kelston area, near Bath

January 25 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Bath Soft Cheese Company Park Farm car park BA1 9AG + Google Map

Leaders: Andrew and Jane Daw Meet: 10.30 am Bath Soft Cheese Company Park Farm car park BA1 9AG, GR ST698673 Landranger 172/Explorer 155. Coming from Bath, the turning is on the left just as you are leaving Kelston Finish: 13.00 Focus: General interest Description: A winter walk around the Kelston area and alongside the River Avon. The path may be quite muddy, so please wear appropriate footwear. There is a nice cafe where we can have refreshments before/after the walk.

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February 2020

Blashford, Bath Nats/RSPB coach trip

February 22 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Riverside, Avon Street, Avon Street
Bath, BA1 1UE United Kingdom
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Leader: Lucy Delve Coach: Leaves Riverside, Avon Street at 08.00, returns about 18.00. Focus: Woodland birds and winter migrants Description: Joint Bath Nats/RSPB meeting. Booking and prepayment essential, see Blashford booking form for pick up times.

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March 2020

Vallis Vale, Great Elm, Somerset

March 8 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Vallis Vale, Great Elm Somerset

This event was originally scheduled for Sunday 9 February but was postponed to Sunday 8 March 2020 Leader: Helena Crouch Meet: 13.30 in car park at south end of site, in Elm Lane GR ST 757485 Landranger 172/Explorer 142 Finish: by 16.30 Focus: Geology, plants, birds and other wildlife of a picturesque wooded valley Description: Vallis Vale is a biological and geological SSSI, containing the famous De La Beche Unconformity. It is a typical wooded valley of East Mendip, with…

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Greyfield Wood, High Littleton, Somerset

March 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Greyfield Wood, High Littleton, Somerset

Leader: Tom Rogers Meet: 9.30 am at entrance adjacent to Greyfield Wood Farm GR ST 639584 Landranger 172/Explorer 142. Finish: 12.30 Focus: Woodland birds Description: A slow walk, about 2 km, around this diverse woodland habitat. Some slopes. Stout footwear is recommended.

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CANCELLED because of Coronavirus: Sherston, Wilts, along the infant River Avon

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sherston Post Office SN16 0LH, Sherston Post Office
High Street, Wilts SN16 0LH
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Leaders: Clare Herbert And John Rawles (with assistance from Lucy Delve) Meet: 10.00 am, outside Sherston Post Office SN16 0LH (in High St) GR ST853859 Landranger 173/ Explorer168. Public transport: Train or bus from Bath to Chippenham, Chippenham to Malmesbury Bus no 92, Malmesbury to Sherston Bus no 41 or 36. Finish: 13.00 Focus: Birds, flowers, and other wildlife in early spring Description: A gentle walk of up to 5 km along the infant river Avon. The path can be…

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April 2020

CANCELLED because of Coronavirus: Westhay Moor, Somerset

April 16 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Westhay Moor, Somerset BA5 1PT + Google Map

Leader: David Goode Meet: 10.30am Westhay Moor Car Park GR ST 456437 Landranger 182/Explorer 141 Finish: 15.00 approx. Focus: Bog ecology, Sphagnum mosses, wetland birds, early migrants. Description: A walk along paths and boardwalk within the Nature Reserve. Bring sandwiches, wet weather gear and wellingtons.

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CANCELLED because of Coronavirus: Elan Valley, Coach Trip with RSPB

April 25 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Riverside, Avon Street, Avon Street
Bath, BA1 1UE United Kingdom
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Coach: Leaves Riverside, Avon Street at 08.00, returns about 18.00. Focus: Summer migrants, Pied Flycatcher, moorland birds. We will not revisit the Red Kite feeding station at Gigrin Farm Description: Joint Bath Nats/RSPB meeting. Booking and prepayment essential, see booking form for pick up times.

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CANCELLED because of Coronavirus: Abbey Cemetery Early Bird Song Walk

April 29 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Entrance to Bath Abbey Cemetery BA2 5AJ + Google Map

Meet: 6.00 am at entrance to Bath Abbey Cemetery off Ralph Allen Drive, Bath, close to bus stop near Perrymead junction with Ralph Allen Drive. GR ST 758638 Landranger 172/Explorer 155. Focus: Bird Song Description: We will walk around cemetery and listen to bird songs and calls, possibly walking along Church Lane and The Dell up to Prior Park Gardens bottom gate. Wear walking shoes. A follow-up to the bird song identification workshop on 11 March.

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