Welcome to our group website
This is the website of the Winchester 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
Our next walk is at Warsash on the 29th November.
Our next talk is on the 6th December – “Wildlife of the Outer Hebrides” presented by Mac and Linda Didymus.
Our full programme for September to December 2023 is also available.
Our Christmas Special Event. A presentation by our members Mac and Linda Didymus on the wildlife they observed and photographed on their recent trip to…
As the nights draw in there’s plenty to see right on your doorstep. Find out what you could see in November. Nature’s Calendar November
With predicted sea-level rises and continuing saltmarsh loss, the Hurst Spit to Lymington Strategy is exploring a long term sustainable future for the coast between…
From the blog
A presentation by John Eyre gave an insight into the secret lives of our heathland birds, including Woodlark, Nightjar and Dartford Warbler. John explained that…
In his presentation, Mike started by briefly discussing the history behind the creation of the Blashford Lakes nature reserve. Mike explained that during World War…
We enjoyed two group walks in September: Firstly, on Wed 13th, for our Safari we went to Pagham and Church Norton with Sue Fox. Then,…
Our trip reports
Our monthly trip reports include details of what we saw on our birdwatching walks and visits together with many photographs.
See our latest one for September 2023 and many others.
For photos taken by visitors to our favourite birdwatching locations, take a look at our Visitor photos.
“Nature is in crisis, and time’s running out for politicians to protect and restore it. In the past ten years, the threats facing nature have got even worse.”
Take a look at the State of Nature Report for an in depth understanding of the current state of nature in the UK.
There are many inspiring stories of how people are helping nature both here in the UK and around the world.
For ways you can practically help the nature on your doorstep by helping the birds in your garden take a look here.
For other news, features and updates from the RSPB: