What’s on Guide – July ’08

Guided walks and Events arranged jointly by the CBWPS and local RSPB in Cornwall for the month of July include:

Wednesday 9th July 6.15pm
Leader Gordon Mills (01209 718144 evenings)

St Gothian Sands, Godrevy. An evening walk around the area looking for resident and migrant birds. Meet at the first NT car park (fee payable).Map ref: SW 584 422

Saturday 12th July 9.30am
Leader Mike Lord (01326 290981)

Goonhilly Downs. A morning walk on the downs looking for moorland birds. Meet at the Earth Station car park.Map ref: SW 736 206

Wednesday 16th July 6.15pm
Leader Gordon Mills (01209 718144 evenings)

St Gothian Sands, Godrevy. An evening walk around the area looking for resident and migrant birds. Meet at the first NT car park (fee payable).Map ref: SW 584 422

Sunday 20th July 9.15am
Leader Gordon Mills (01209 718144 evenings)

Drift Reservoir. A morning walk around the reserve looking for gulls, waders and ducks. Meet at the reservoir car park.Map ref: SW 436 288

Sunday 20th July 9.00am
Leader Simon Taylor (01209 614857)

Stithians Reservoir. A walk around the reservoir looking for resident birds and waterfowl along with summer migrants and, hopefully, a rarity or two. This is a new walk which may extend into the afternoon so packed lunch advisable. Meet at the eastern dam car park (not the Golden Lion). Take the only turning between Goonlaze and Hendra, this takes you to the car park. Map ref: SW 714 364

Wednesday 23rd July 6.15pm
Leader Gordon Mills (01209 718144 evenings)

St Gothian Sands, Godrevy. An evening walk around the area looking for resident and migrant birds. Meet at the first NT car park (fee payable). Map ref: SW 584 422

Saturday 26th July 4.00pm
Leader Steve Madge

St John’s Lake, Torpoint. A meeting along the Torpoint foreshore of St John’s Lake to count the moult gathering of Mediterranean gulls that assemble there in late summer. Also to check for terns and early passage waders. Meet towards the central part of Chapeldown Road. Map ref: SX 434 546

Sunday 27th July 9.00am
Leader Viv Stratton (01736 796487)

Hayle Estuary. A morning walk looking for early passage waders and terns. Meet at the Eric Grace Hide, Ryan’s Field. Map ref: SW 549 362

Field meetings are largely organised jointly by the RSPB Cornwall Local Group and Cornwall Bird Watching and Preservation Society. For general queries, please phone either Mike Lord (RSPB CLG) (01326-290981) or the individual leaders for specific walks

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