Calendar of events

This page features events likely to be of interest to birdwatchers in Wales, including those organised by affiliated Bird Clubs. If you are organising an event that you would like included, please contact us at the email address below.

We strongly recommend that you check with the organiser before attending an event, in case last-minute changes have been made to arrangements. If viewing on a mobile device, click the arrow next to the month to show later dates, and click ‘+’ to expand for more information.

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Cambrian Ornithological Society : Indoor Meeting – Birding in Arazona. 7:30 pm
Cambrian Ornithological Society : Indoor Meeting – Birding in Arazona.
Mar 1 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Friday 1st March: Birding in Arizona by Jeff Williams (COS) Howdy pardner! Why don’t y’all mosey along to hear about Tombstone, Wyatt Earp and the Gunfight at the OK Corral? But it’s mostly about seeing birds in Arizona! Indoor meetings are held at Pensychnant Conservation Centre at 7.30pm. Hot drink and biscuits provided afterwards. Donation requested: £1 (members), £2 (non-members).
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Glamorgan Bird Club : Indoor Meeting – Birds of Costa Rica, an illustrated talk by Paul Bowden. 7:30 pm
Glamorgan Bird Club : Indoor Meeting – Birds of Costa Rica, an illustrated talk by Paul Bowden.
Mar 5 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5th March – Birds of Costa Rica – Paul Bowden. A recent visit to Guanacaste, the Central Mountains and the Osa Peninsula. Expect many beautiful and colourful birds. Indoor Meetings – These are generally held on the first Tuesday of the month during the winter months. Start 7.45pm in the Kenfig National Nature Reserve’s Visitor Centre, Kenfig. Contact Paul ...
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Glamorgan Bird Club : Field Meeting – Forest of Dean. 8:00 am
Glamorgan Bird Club : Field Meeting – Forest of Dean.
Mar 6 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday 6th March – Forest of Dean. Our annual trip hoping to see Goshawk. Also Great Grey Shrike, Crossbill, Hawfinch, Mandarin Duck and Marsh Tit. Field Meetings – Contact John Wilson (info@glamorganbirds.org.uk) at least seven days before the due date. Bring packed lunch and suitable clothing/footwear. Participants may be expected to car share. The meeting place in Cardiff for many ...
Bangor Bird Group – A Talk, RSPB Investigations. 7:30 pm
Bangor Bird Group – A Talk, RSPB Investigations.
Mar 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
A Talk by Matthew Bruce (RSPB The Lodge) . Meetings are in the ground floor Lecture Theatre of the University’s Brambell Building on Deiniol Road, Bangor and starts at 7.30 pm prompt. (The doors of the building are required to be closed at the start of the meeting at 7.30) Non-members £2 per meeting Annual subscription: £15; Concessions £12; Students ...
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Gower Ornithological Society : Outdoor Meeting – Llanrhidian Evening Watch. 4:00 pm
Gower Ornithological Society : Outdoor Meeting – Llanrhidian Evening Watch.
Mar 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LLANRHIDIAN EVENING WATCH Saturday 9th March Meet on the marsh road (Ordnance Survey Grid Ref SS50233 93191) at 16:00 (sunset 18:10) Travelling along the marsh road from Llanrhidian, this is around the junction of the first right hand turn (towards Wernhalog Farm / the north Gower Road). Leader: Eddie Hunter Bring plenty of warm clothing. Species are likely to include: ...
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Bangor Bird Group – A Talk, Into Chile : Part 2. 7:30 pm
Bangor Bird Group – A Talk, Into Chile : Part 2.
Mar 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
A Talk by Richard Birch (Local Naturalist) . Meetings are in the ground floor Lecture Theatre of the University’s Brambell Building on Deiniol Road, Bangor and starts at 7.30 pm prompt. (The doors of the building are required to be closed at the start of the meeting at 7.30) Non-members £2 per meeting Annual subscription: £15; Concessions £12; Students £10 ...
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Gwent Ornithological Society : Indoor Meeting – Evolution of Birds. 7:30 pm
Gwent Ornithological Society : Indoor Meeting – Evolution of Birds.
Mar 16 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
How did birds get to be such a wide ranging and varied species. A Talk given by Guy Moody. All indoor meetings are held on Saturdays at Goytre Village Hall, Penperlleni (SO 323 046) and start at 7:30pm. An entrance fee of £2.00 includes tea and biscuits. Open to non-members. Goytre Sports & Social Club, Heol Drenewydd, Penperlleni, Pontypool NP4 ...
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Bangor Bird Group – A Talk, Himalayan Gold: Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. 7:30 pm
Bangor Bird Group – A Talk, Himalayan Gold: Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.
Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
A Talk by Steve Culley (Local Birder) . Meetings are in the ground floor Lecture Theatre of the University’s Brambell Building on Deiniol Road, Bangor and starts at 7.30 pm prompt. (The doors of the building are required to be closed at the start of the meeting at 7.30) Non-members £2 per meeting Annual subscription: £15; Concessions £12; Students £10 ...
Carmarthenshire Bird Club : Indoor Meeting – Bird of West Papa, New Guinea. 7:30 pm
Carmarthenshire Bird Club : Indoor Meeting – Bird of West Papa, New Guinea.
Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
A Talk given by Rob Hunt, he continues the international theme with an illustrated talk on the birds of West Papua, New Guinea. Tea/coffee and biscuits to follow (£1.20) Events organiser Wendell Thomas – 07912 577626
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Gower Ornithological Society : Indoor Meeting – The Eagles in Wales, past present and future. 7:00 pm
Gower Ornithological Society : Indoor Meeting – The Eagles in Wales, past present and future.
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Eagles in Wales, past present and future: A tilk given by Sophie-Lee Williams. Meet at 7pm for a 7.15pm start.
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Cambrian Ornithological Society : Outdoor Meeting – Pwllheli Harbour. 11:00 am
Cambrian Ornithological Society : Outdoor Meeting – Pwllheli Harbour.
Mar 23 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 23rd March: Field Trip to Pwllheli Harbour Herons and waders are on our lists today on a falling tide. Leader: Geoff Gibbs. Meet at 11.00 am at the War Memorial, Pwllheli Harbour SH375348.
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Glamorgan Bird Club : Field Meeting – Ham Wall & Shapwick Heath. 8:00 am
Glamorgan Bird Club : Field Meeting – Ham Wall & Shapwick Heath.
Mar 24 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 24th March – Ham Wall & Shapwick Heath. Bittern and Marsh Harrier plus some early migrants should be on view. With luck, Garganey might also be present. Field Meetings – Contact John Wilson (info@glamorganbirds.org.uk) at least seven days before the due date. Bring packed lunch and suitable clothing/footwear. Participants may be expected to car share. The meeting place in ...
Gwent Ornithological Society : Outdoor Meeting – Rhymney River. 9:00 am
Gwent Ornithological Society : Outdoor Meeting – Rhymney River.
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rhymney river – Dipper, Grey Wagtail, Goosander and Kingfisher. Sunday 24 March 2019 09.00 hrs – 12.00 hrs Leader: Lee Taswell. Description An easy 3hr river walk. Meet at Bargoed woodland car park (charge): ST153976 Mob. 01443 830823 For further information please contact Dave Brassey on 01633 664212. Note that in some rural areas the nearest post code (and therefore ...
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Gwent Ornithological Society : Indoor Meeting – Iolo Williams, The Wildlife of Wales 7:30 pm
Gwent Ornithological Society : Indoor Meeting – Iolo Williams, The Wildlife of Wales
Mar 25 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Iolo is renowned for his love and knowledge of all wildlife in Wales. Here he will tell in his own words of the beauty and variety we have in Wales. All indoor meetings are held on Saturdays at Goytre Village Hall, Penperlleni (SO 323 046) and start at 7:30pm. An entrance fee of £2.00 includes tea and biscuits. Open to ...
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Gwent Ornithological Society : Indoor Meeting – jewels of The Gambia. 7:30 pm
Gwent Ornithological Society : Indoor Meeting – jewels of The Gambia.
Mar 30 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Jewels of The Gambia – Kingfishers, Bee-eaters & Rollers just some of the 600 species of birds most of which are colourful and approachable. Speaker Ashley Grove. All indoor meetings are held on Saturdays at Goytre Village Hall, Penperlleni (SO 323 046) and start at 7:30pm. An entrance fee of £2.00 includes tea and biscuits. Open to non-members. Goytre Sports ...
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