Cambrian Ornithological Society Outdoor Meetings 2022

For field visits bring lunch, and suitable outdoor clothing. For field visits queries, contact: Geoff Gibbs 01248 681936 or Gareth Jones 01248 601319. Occasionally meetings (both indoor and outdoor) have had to be cancelled due to inclement weather. In case of doubt, please contact trip leader or Pensychnant, to confirm whether the meeting is going ahead as planned. Ring leader if interested in car sharing for field excursion

Saturday 7th May
Coedty, above Dolgarrog, Conwy Valley
Leader Robin Sandham.
We should get the early summer migrants in the woods as well as various raptors
Meet in the Car Park at the top SH758670 at 9.00 a.m

Saturday 21st May

Cors Ddyga, (Malltraeth Marsh)

Leader Ian Hawkins RSPB.
Following a successful visit here last year we are repeating this trip this year. Bittern and Marsh Harrier should be possible.
Meet in the RSPB Car Park off the A5 below Pentre Berw LL60 6LD; SH463726 / at 9.00a.m

Wednesday 8th June

Cors Bodgynydd above the Ugly House., Capel Curig

Leader Jo Porteous
An evening meeting to listen for and hopefully see Nightjars.
Meet in the small Car Park at SH767597 at 9.00 p.m

Wednesday 22th June

Woolston Eyes Nature Reserve

Leader Gareth Jones.
This is the nearest place for breeding Black-necked Grebe which will be in their fantastic summer plumage. Willow Tit may also be a possibility. This will be the 4th time we have tried to get here so fingers crossed this time.
Meet at the barrier on Thelwall Lane, Warrington, WA4 1PD; SJ649878 at 9.00 a.m. Permit £2 payable on the day. Numbers will be restricted so early booking recommended. To book, phone Gareth Jones on 01248 601319 or email gareth.jones58@mail.com

Sunday 17th September

Malltraeth and the surrounding area

Leader Rhion Pritchard.
This is a good time for early migrant waders. Little Stint and Curlew Sandpiper are a possibility.
Meet at the Car Park in Malltraeth by the estuary SH407687 at 9.00a.m