This calendar has been compiled by the Hertfordshire Natural History Society (HNHS) on behalf of natural history organisations in Hertfordshire. The type of event is colour coded: Outdoor events, Indoor meetings.

Wed 26 Feb 2020 (9.45am)

Ver Valley (from St Albans)

A half day birdwatching walk led by Ann and Roger Doubleday.

Meet at the starting point in St Albans, contact the leaders for details.

Time: 9.45 am

Price: Car parking fees in St Albans, plus a voluntary £1 donation to the RSPB would be appreciated.

E-mail: annrogerbw@gmail.com

 

Organised by: RSPB Harpenden Local Group

Sat 29 Feb 2020 (2pm to 5.30pm)

Hertfordshire Bird Club / BTO Conference 2020

Join us at the offices of Affinity Water, Tamblin Way, Hatfield, AL10 9E on Saturday 29 February for an entertaining programme of talks, plus the ever-popular review of the past birdwatching year in Hertfordshire.

Admission is £5, but don't forget the raffle and opportunities to buy HNHS publications from the bookstall at a discount!

2:00    Welcome – Rupert Evershed, Chairman, Herts Bird Club

    Affinity Water Update on the water situation in Hertfordshire  – Alister Leggatt

2:05    Volunteers Recording the Secret Life of Birds – Carl Barimore, BTO

Organised by: Herts Bird Club

Sun 01 Mar 2020 (8am - 10.15am)

Harpenden Lea Valley walk

Guided walk along the River Lea identifying local birds, led by John Taylor. No experience of birdwatching necessary.

Meet by the bridge across the River Lea near the 'Marquis of Granby' pub, which is at the junction of Crabtree Lane and Marquis Lane.

Time: 8 am to 10.15 am

Price: Free but a £1 donation for the RSPB would be appreciated.

 01582 715420

Organised by: RSPB Harpenden Local Group

Thu 05 Mar 2020 (9.30am)

Stanstead Innings

The lakes next to Rye Meads reserve looking for wintering wildfowl and other winter visitors. Meet in Rye Meads car park at 9.30. Nearest Postcode: SG12 8JS 

Contact: stan.kitchiner@hotmail.com

Organised by: RSPB South East Herts Group

Wed 18 Mar 2020 (10.15am - 4pm)

Fisher's Green (Lea Valley)

A full day of birdwatching. Meet at 10.15 am at the Fishers Green car park on Stubbins Hall Lane (EN9 2EF), off the B194 north of Waltham Abbey. Postcode: EN9 2EF . Car park charge £2.50 The visit will end by 4 pm.

Led by Ann & Roger Doubleday. Please contact the leader in advance if you plan to attend. 

Time: 10.15 am

Price: Contribution towards petrol costs when car sharing and an optional £1 donation to the RSPB

Organised by: RSPB Harpenden Local Group

Wed 25 Mar 2020 (9.45am)

Brocket Park

A half day birdwatching walk led by Ann and Roger Doubleday. Meet at the start point, contact leaders for details.

Time: 9.45 am

Price: Free but a £1 donation for the RSPB would be appreciated.

E-mail: annrogerbw@gmail.com

 

Organised by: RSPB Harpenden Local Group

Fri 03 Apr 2020 (9.30am)

Tyttenhanger gravel pits

A chance to see late leaving winter and early arriving summer migrants plus resident birds. Meet at the top end of Church Lane by the Model Railway enclosure at 9.30. Nearest Postcode: AL4 0NH.

Conctact: stan.kitchiner@hotmail.com

Organised by: RSPB South East Herts Group

Sun 05 Apr 2020 (8am - 10.15am)

Harpenden Lea Valley walk

Guided walk along the River Lea identifying local birds. Led by John Taylor.

Meet on the bridge over the River Lea near the 'Marquis of Granby' at the junction of Crabtree Lane and Marquis Lane

Time: 8 am to 10.15 am

Price: Free but a £1 donation for the RSPB would be appreciated.

Organised by: RSPB Harpenden Local Group

Wed 22 Apr 2020 (9.45am)

Ayot St Lawrence walk

A half day birdwatching walk led by Ann and Roger Doubleday.. Meet at the starting point in Ayot St. Lawrence, contact the leaders for details.

Time: 9.45 am

Price: Free but a £1 donation for the RSPB would be appreciated.

E-mail: annrogerbw@gmail.com

Organised by: RSPB Harpenden Local Group