Alverstone Outing

Saturday 7 October 2017 Report by Elena Russell It was an amazing morning. The mist did not lift till nearly 8 o’clock so the birding was spasmodic. We would hear a Dark-capped Bulbul and then a dark shape would fly past!! Dave Rimmer came up with “misty moisty morning when cloudy was the weather” (Steeleye…

Alvestone

Alverstone Outing Report Saturday 1 October 2016.   Elena Russell Our outing to Alverstone was marred by rather cold and damp conditions with drizzle at times but the Saturday Chat Show must go on and 11 of us braved the weather and the slippery track down to the dam. Actually it wasn’t too bad and…

Alverstone

Report by Elena Russell Saturday 7 November 2015 We had a reasonably early start! 06:00 but there was still a good turnout of 18 members and our bird count was 73.  Click here to see the list. I had done a recce a few months back to make sure that it would suit our members…