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

LOCAL WALK: Thursday 13th June. Rookery North, Stewartby, *CANCELLED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER*

FIELD TRIP: Sunday 23rd June. RSPB Strumpshaw Fen near Norwich, where we hope to see Swallowtail Butterflies and a range of other species.

For more information about both these events please see the Upcoming Events item in the Latest News section below. You can see our full 2024 Programme of Events by clicking the following link but please note that we are moving to a new venue for our indoor meetings. From September 2024 our indoor meetings will be held at Biddenham Village Hall, Nodders Way, Biddenham, Bedford, MK40 4BJ


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.



On 22 June the RSPB and dozens of other wildlife and environment organisations and campaigners will be taking to the streets of London with a great gathering of thousands united behind one simple message – Restore Nature Now. Find out more here

Find out about the Save our Wild Isles campaign here .

For other news, features and updates from the RSPB click on the link below.