Wirral Bird Club

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Indoor Meetings 2017/18

All our Indoor meetings are held at
Kingsmead School Hall
Bertram Drive
Hoylake, CH47 0LL
starting at 8pm

Non-members are very welcome and the charge is 4.00, which includes light refreshments.


Thursday 28 September 2017 - The HILDA TRUESDALE Memorial Talk
"It's a Funny Way to Make a Living"

Mike explains the basics of his art.
Michael Leach

Thursday 26 October 2017

Land of Quetzels and Mayans.
Barrie Cooper

Thursday 23 November 2017
"A Shot at Wildlife"

2013 - A year of amazing photos.
Pauline and Ian Greenhalgh


Thursday 25 January 2018
"Roadrunner Country"

Southern US states in Spring.
Keith Offord

Thursday 22 February 2018
"Discovering Doñana"

The birds of the most important wetlands in SW Spain.
Paul Kenyon

Thursday 22 March 2018
"Barn Owls"

A conservation story.
Steve Harris

Thursday 26 April 2018
"Leasowe - A Birder's Year"

Birds seen on our doorstep.
Jeremy Bradshaw

Thursday 24 May 2018
"AGM & Wirral Bird Club Members - A Bird's Eye View"

Club members share their birding experiences through their own photographs.
Wirral Bird Club Members

Thursday 28 June 2018
"Collared Doves, Cuckoos and Fairy Tales"

A varied collection of stories and photos.
Richard Ashford

Thursday 26 July 2018
"The Natural Beauty of Costa Rica"

The most amazing biodiversity in a beautiful country.
Hugh Stewart

Field Meetings 2017/18

Non-members are very welcome to join us on field trips but, in the event that amended details may be given out at the Indoor Meeting prior to the Field Meeting, please use the contact details, shown below, to confirm.

*Coach trips have to be booked in advance*.


Thursday 21 September 2017
Hilbre Over High Water

Returning waders and late departures. High water is at 12.30.

Sunday 8 October 2017

Celebrating 40yrs of Wirral Bird Club. Birdwatching on the Dee with light lunch at Sheldrakes restaurant.

Tuesday 31 October 2017
Wigan Flashes

Flashes of open water, canal, reed-beds, wet woodland and rough grassland. Various wildfowl.

Sunday 26 November 2017

Coastal grazing marsh and lagoons. Geese, wildfowl, waders and raptors. RSPB site.

Sunday 17 December 2017
Eastham Country Park

A few hours in the morning locally with a variety of interests.


Sunday 28 January 2018
Whitegate Way

A disused railway line used by salt traffic that closed in 1966. Birds of the field and hedgerow, along with waterfowl on the flashes.

Sunday 4 March 2018

Sea birds from the Little Orme. A visit to Conway RSPB possible.

Saturday 24 March 2018

The meres and canal of this very attractive area make for good birding in early spring.

Sunday 15 April 2018
Old Moor (by coach)

A wildlife oasis in the heart of Yorkshire's industrial landscape. RSPB reserve.
Telephone 0151 632 4451 to reserve your seat.

Sunday 29 April 2018
World's End

High on the moors and in the sheltered valleys above Llangollen. Migrants, grouse and raptors in beautiful surroundings.

Wednesday 16 May 2018

Panoramic views and nature at its best in the Welsh marches near Oswestry.

Saturday 16 June 2018
Elan Valley (by coach)

Welsh oak-wood birds and raptors over the slopes and cliffs above this reservoir set in the heart of Mid-Wales.
Telephone 0151 632 4451 to reserve your seat.

Tuesday 3 July 2018

Birds of the forest and the River Dee near Corwen.

Saturday 28 July 2018
Whixhall Moss

The third largest raised bog in Britain. More than just birds to look out for in this very different environment.


For more information, please contact Bill on 07795 148140