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Meetings and Outings


Indoor Meetings
2019/20

 

Each year the Society stages eight indoor meetings between October and May. They are usually held on the first Friday of the month, dependent on the timings of the New Year and Easter holidays, and start at 7.30pm. These meetings are all held at The Hall of St. Anne’s in Letchworth Road, Leicester, LE3 6FN (click here for map). There is ample free on-street parking adjacent to the venue.

Additional meetings may also be held at the Rutland Water Education Centre during the year, which will be publicised via this website and The Grebe newsletter.

The meetings feature illustrated talks by experienced ornithologists, artists, conservationists or photographers. They are an ideal way to meet and socialise with other members and the committee, whilst enjoying the excellent photos, anecdotes and varied subject matter of the speakers. All meetings are free to members. For more information, please contact Andy Howes andyhowesuk@gmail.com

 

6th December 2019
Ashley Grove, “Trinidad and Tobago – Home of the Hummingbird.

3rd January 2020
Graham Ekins, “The Wildlife of North and North-east India, (Assam and Arunachal Pradesh)”.

7th February 2020
Nick Martin, “Discovering Scotland’s Western and Northern Isles”.

6th March 2020
Gary Prescott – The Biking Birder, “There’s a Tapir at the Door - the Green Birding Adventures of the Biking Birder”.

3rd April 2020
Katrina van Grouw (this is the re-scheduled talk from January 2019), “A Very Fine Swan Indeed – Art, Science and the Unfeathered Bird”.

1st May 2020
AGM, followed by Gary Carter - "World Tour of the Negev".


LROS Outings 2019/20
 

All outings take place on a Saturday. Please contact Andrew Cliff walkingbirdman@aol.co.uk one week before the outing to book a place.

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Saturday 16th November 2019 - NB change of site: meet in Egleton car park, Rutland Water at 09:30
Target species: Winter Wildfowl

Saturday 7th December 2019 - Thornton Reservoir & Groby Pool, Leicestershire
Target species: Winter Wildfowl
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Saturday 18th January 2020 - Attenborough Nature Reserve
Target species: winter wildfowl
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Saturday 15th February 2020 - Potteric Carr
Target species: Bittern
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Saturday 14th March 2020 - Frampton Marsh
Target species: early spring migrants
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Saturday 18th April 2020 - Rutland Water & Eyebrook Reservoir
Target species: spring migrants
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Saturday 16th May 2020 - Far Ings
Target species: waders & warblers
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Saturday 20th June 2020 - Dearne Valley Old Moor
Target species: summer migrants
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July 2020
No outing.

August 2020
No outing.

Saturday 19th September 2020 - Weeting Heath & Lakenheath Fen
Target species: Hobby, Cranes & Bitterns
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Saturday 24th October 2020 - Gibraltar Point
Target species: autumn migrants
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Saturday 14th November 2020 - Snettisham & Eldernell
Target species: winter waders, wildfowl & raptor roost
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Saturday 12th December 2020 - Cossington Meadows & Soar Valley
Target species: winter wildfowl
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