Welcome to our new group website

This is the website of the Bedford Local Group. RSPB local groups are a great way to meet friendly, like-minded people in your area while learning more about birds and wildlife.

Our Upcoming Events

INDOOR MEETING:  Thursday 21st March. Mike Weedon, assistant editor of “Bird Watching Magazine” will deliver a talk entitled “Peterborough, Local Patch Birding.”

FIELD TRIP: Sunday 24th March. Farmoor Reservoir and Otmoor RSPB Reserve in Oxfordshire.

For more information about both events please see the Upcoming Events item in the Latest News section below. You can see our full 2024 Programme of Events by clicking this link:


Latest news

From the blog

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Our Field Trips

We organise day trips to some of our regions best birding locations throughout the year, as well as local evening walks in the spring and summer. You can read about all of our trips, including photographs and a full list of the species seen by clicking on the Trip Reports link below.



In their first major campaign together, WWF, the RSPB and the National Trust are calling for an immediate end to the destruction of UK nature and urgent action for its recovery.

Find out about the Save our Wild Isles campaign here . For other news, features and updates from the RSPB click on the link below.