Wirral Bird Club

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Indoor Meetings 2018/19

All our Indoor meetings are held at
Kingsmead School Hall
Bertram Drive
Hoylake, CH47 0LL
starting at 7.30pm

Visitors are very welcome, and the charge is 4.00, which includes tea/coffee and biscuits. These are not ticket events - please just come along.


Thursday 27 September 2018 - The HILDA TRUESDALE Memorial Talk
"A Spoonful of Thailand"
A land of visual delights round every corner.
Alan Davies and Ruth Miller

Thursday 25 October 2018
"Where the Wild Birds Draw Me"
Part 3 of wonderful photos.
John Power

Thursday 22 November 2018
"Burton Mere Wetlands"
What is happening at our local RSPB reserve?
Dan Trotman


Thursday 24 January 2019
"It's a Funny Way to Make a Living"
Part 2 of Mike's amusing career.
Mike Leach

Thursday 28 February 2019
"Hilbre Island"
Return to Inspiration Island.
Matt Thomas

Thursday 28 March 2019
"Shropshire's Magnificent Peregrines"
One of the most charismatic birds.
Jim Almond

Thursday 25 April 2019
"What's That Raptor"
A comprehensive guide.
Keith Offord

Thursday 23 May 2019
"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 27 June 2019
"Kenya - More Than Just Birds"
Lots of birds, herbivores and predators.
Charles Galvin

Thursday 25 July 2019
"Bardsey Island"

Its history and wildlife.
Hugh Stewart

Field Meetings 2018/19

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*.


Tuesday 11 September 2018
Hilbre Over High Water

Spend the day on the island looking for returning waders and late departures, and the seals close up. High water is at 12.53 pm.

Sunday 21 October 2018
Frodsham Marsh and Weaver Bend

A local favourite with lots of variety. Do the wind-turbines make a difference?

Saturday 24 November 2018
Marbury Country Park

Waterways, flashes and woodland in Cheshire.

Saturday 15 December 2018
Wirral's Dee Estuary

Our favourite overwintering location. What visitors will we have?


Saturday 26 January 2019
Pennington Flash
Lakes, scrapes and woods. And lots of birds!

Saturday 23 February 2019

A winter walk along the northern end of Offa's Dyke to Prestatyn hillside.

Sunday 31 March 2019

Our local hotspot for early migrants. Always good for more unusual sightings, and on our doorstep.

Sunday 14 April 2019
Blacktoft Sands (by coach)

RSPB reserve. Tidal reed-beds and saline lagoons on the other side of the country near Goole, on the River Humber. RSPB reserve.
Telephone 0151 632 4451 to reserve your seat.

Wednesday 1 May 2019

Birds of the Welsh hills and woods. And not too far from home.

Saturday 25 May 2019

Woods, hills and crags, together with the Shropshire Union canal make for mixed habitats for birds.

Saturday 15 June 2019
Leighton Moss (by coach)

RSPB reserve with many hides, good walks, all facilities and a great day out.
Telephone 0151 632 4451 to reserve your seat.

Wednesday 17 July 2019

North Wales's only remaining Little Tern breeding colony. This site is also home to breeding Ringed Plover, Oystercatcher and others.


For more information, please contact Bill on 07795 148140