Programme



NEW! SPRING/SUMMER 2019 PROGRAMME 
COURSE AND TRIP SUMMARY

Maximum group size is 12 for a more individual experience so please book early to ensure your place.

MONTHLY COURSES -
We visit different birding areas each month, using up to date local information to ensure we make the most of our morning, taking you to the best places in West Hampshire, Poole Harbour and the New Forest.

WEDNESDAY MORNING MONTHLY - START 10:00 a.m  
Cost      £45 for 6 sessions
Dates - 1st Wednesday of the month:  6 March, 3 April, 1 May, 5 June, July 3, 7 August         
             
SUNDAY MORNING MONTHLY - START 09:30 a.m.   
Cost    £45 for 6 sessions
Dates - 14 April, 19 May, 23 June, 21 July, 18 August, 15 September

As with our Wednesday monthly course there is no firm programme, visiting different birding areas, using up to date local information to ensure we make the most of our morning and take in the advance weather forecast, you will be advised of our venue during the week up to our meeting. This could be in the New Forest, the south coast from Keyhaven to the Poole Harbour area or the chalkland areas around Martin Down. This gives us a variety of habitats for birds and other wildlife that is so abundant at that time of year.


TUESDAYS FORTNIGHTLY COURSES - START 10.00 A.M. Cost £45 for 6 week

Summer Term 2019:    Dates: May 07, 21, June 04, 18, July 02, 16

Each fortnight our programme takes us to different habitats for birds and other wildlife in Dorset, West Hampshire and th New Forest. Suitable for beginners to improvers exploring the delights of the local birdlife, learning more about identification, calls, behaviour and we are on hand to give you as much guidance as you need.

DAY AND HALF DAY EVENTS

PORTLAND AND WEYMOUTH
Saturday 11 May 2019
Time: 08:00-14:00   Cost: £16 per person
Exploring Portland Bill for migrants and seawatching, then to Weymouth stopping en-route at Ferrybridge for lunch and look for waders then on to Lodmoor for Marsh Harrier and Bearded Tit.

NIGHTJARS AT HOLT HEATH
Saturday 08 June 2019
Time: 20:00-22:00  Cost: £8 per person
Holt Heath near Wimborne, an excellent site to see both Nightjars and Woodcock, plus other heathland birds such as Hobby and Dartford Warbler.

EVENING WALK AT MARTIN DOWN
Friday 28 June 2019
Time: 19:00-21:30  Cost: £8 per person
Evening walk at this outstanding downland reserve, for breeding Turtle Doves, Lesser Whitethroat, Corn Bunting and more including Barn Owl.

NEW FOREST WILDLIFE AT PIG BUSH
Saturday 13 July 2019
Time: 08:00-11:00   Cost: £8 per person
For heath and woodland birds, Redstart, raptors, Woodlark, butterflies including Silver-studded Blue.

Please note that if a walk is fully booked sometimes we do sometimes get late cancellations and a waiting list available.

Payment is required in advance please to confirm your place.

Please note: Car parking charges and lunches are not included. Please allow for sessions to overrun. Sometimes we can arrange car sharing - please ask. We can provide binoculars please request in advance.

TAILOR MADE BIRDWATCHING
We also offer a private bird guiding service where we can put an itinerary together to suit you.  We can offer complete flexibility at a relaxed easy going pace with expect local guides.  Children are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

We operate all year round, though some trips will be seasonal for certain birds. We cover all areas from the coastline of Portland/Weymouth in West Dorset, Poole Harbour, Christchurch Harbour, Keyhaven to Lymington on the Hampshire coast also Pagham Harbour in West Sussex and inland areas such as the New Forest, Wareham Forest and the chalklands of Martin Down which offers excellent opportunities to view butterflies as well as birds. Our rates are very reasonable, please email us with your requirements and for a price.

By Telephone: 01202 620049 or Via email: twoowls.birding@btinternet.com If you have any question or queries do not hesitate to contact us.If you email us and do not receive a reply within a reasonable period please ring us on 01202 620049 or 0794 9434009 Thank you.


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