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Local Events

Guided walks and other borough events - who says nothing happens around here!

Sunday 10th January 2016 – Court Drove, The Harrow Way & Willesley Warren
Leader: James Andrews 9:00am until 12 mid-day (31/2 Miles)

Meet in the car park on Court Drove, by Overton Primary School, (SU 511 503 - OS Landranger 185). Farmland, scrub and woodland will be covered looking for wintering dry land waders, game birds, raptors, buntings and wintering warblers. Previous winters have produced roosts of Short-eared and lingering Long-eared Owl, Hen Harrier, Merlin and multiple Barn Owl and Red Kite; in conjunction with the Overton Biodiversity Society.


Sunday 17th January 2016 – Morgaston Wood & The Vyne NT
Leader: Simon Yates 10:00am until 12:30pm (2 Miles)

Meet in the 'car park' off Morgaston Road (SU 625 571 - OS Landranger 175). A mid-winter walk to look for wildfowl, gulls and waders on the lake and water meadows, wintering warblers, finches, woodpeckers and mixed foraging parties in the woodland and raptors and game birds in and about the parkland and gardens of the NT property.


Sunday 14th February 2016 – Ashley Warren & Ladle Hill
Leader: Doug Kelson 2:00pm until dusk (3 miles)

Meet by the ‘crossroads’ at Nuthanger Down (SU491565 – Landranger 185). Beech woodland, scrub, farm and grassland species with wintering migrants, possibly Brambling, raptors, Raven and pre-roost movements of birds to be looked through.


Tuesday 23rd February 2016 – Court Drove, The Harrow Way & Willesley Warren
Leader: Peter Hutchins 2:00pm until dusk (3 miles)

Meet in the car park on Court Drove, by Overton Primary School, (SU 511 503 - OS Landranger 185). Farmland, scrub and woodland will be covered looking for wintering dry land waders, game birds, raptors, buntings and wintering warblers. Previous winters have produced roosts of Short-eared and lingering Long-eared Owl, Hen Harrier, Merlin and multiple Barn Owl and Red Kite; in conjunction with the Overton Biodiversity Society.