2019-20 Photographic Events & Outings

Nature Group Outings for Spring and Summer 2020, below:

FOR YOUR DIARY
BPS NATURE GROUP EVENTS
January to July 2020


Sunday 26 January 2020

Welney WWT Centre

Philip Pound is leading this trip to the
Welney WWT Centre, an outstanding Fenland wildlife reserve near Wisbech, to
photograph all manner of aquatic birds in flight, including wintering Hooper Swans.
Long lens a must. Warm gloves and long-johns advisable. We may be able to hire a
dedicated hide if enough BPS members sign up. Please email Philip on
Philippound@yahoo.co.uk by the end of December if you intend to join the trip. Cars
will be leaving South London at around 7.00am, getting back around 6.00pm
Entrance Fee: £10
Location: WWT Welney, Hundred Foot Bank, Welney, Nr. Wisbech, PE14 9TN
For more information go to: https://www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/welney


Sunday 16 February 2020

London Wetland WWT Centre at Barnes

Barrie Brown is
leading this trip to the Barnes Wetlands Centre to photograph otters, aquatic birds,
herons and much more. Long lens advisable. Please email Barrie on
drbjbrown@gmail.com if you intend to join the trip. Cars will be leaving South London
around 9.30am, getting back around 4.30pm
Entrance Fee: £13
Location: WWT London, Queen Elizabeth’s Walk, Barnes, London, SW13 9WT
For more information go to: https://www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/london

Friday 3 April 2020

Marwell Zoo

Barrie brown is leading this trip to Marwell Zoo in
Hampshire to photograph a wide variety of mammals, birds etc. Please email Barrie on
drbjbrown@gmail.com if you intend to join the trip. Cars will be leaving South London
around 8.00am am, getting back around 6.00pm
Entrance Fee: £15.29
Location: Thompson’s Lane, Colden Common, Winchester SO21 1JH
For more information go to: https://www.marwell.org.uk/zoo


Sunday 26 April

Isabella Gardens in Richmond Park

Peter Sullivan will lead this
morning visit for a couple of hours to the Isaballa Gardens in Richmond Park to
photograph exotic plants. Macro lens advisable. Please email Peter on
petesullivan56@gmail.com if you intend to join the trip. Meet at the entrance to the
Gardens at 10.00am
Entrance Fee: Free
Location: For information about car parking in Richmond Park, go to:
https://www.royalparks.org.uk/parks/richmond-park/visitor-information/parking-in-richmondpark
For more information go to: https://www.royalparks.org.uk/parks/richmondpark/
richmond-park-attractions/isabella-plantation


Tuesday 28 April

Evening stroll around Kelsey Park

A chance to join your fellow Nature
enthusiasts in a stroll around Kelsey Park, photographing Herons, aquatic birds, foxes,
squirrels and spring flowers, ending up at a pub in Beckenham town centre. Long lens
and macro lens advisable. Meet at the northern entrance to the park at the junction of
Manor Way and Court Down Road at 6.30pm


Tuesday 12 May 2020

Evening meeting to enjoy each other’s images from the Spring
trips.

Bring along up to 12 images from the January- April trips.
Location: Sandy White’s house – address to be advised privately

8.00pm to
10.00pm


Saturday 6 June 2020 Warnham Nature Reserve, Horsham

A trip to this nature
reserve in Sussex

led by Tarina Hill. Travel details and rendezvous time at the location
to be arranged
Entrance Fee: £2
Location: Warnham Local Nature Reserve Warnham Road Horsham RH12 2RA
For more information go to: https://www.warnhamnaturereservefriends.org.uk/


Friday 24 to Sunday 26 July Weekend trip to Stratford-upon Avon

Details to be
arranged


The BPS Nature Group is coordinated jointly by Julia
Andrews (andrew.julia@gmail.com) and Barrie Brown
(drbjbrown@gmail.com)


Its meetings and field trips are open to all BPS members.