10 Jan 2018 Woodland Birds of the New Forest by Marcus Ward (Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Society)
24 Feb 2018: NF Curlew Survey Results by Russell Wynn (HOS Fieldworkers Day – Littleton Village Hall)
27 Feb 2018: Wildlife of the New Forest by Marcus Ward (Romsey Society)
16 Mar 2018: Woodland Birds of the New Forest by Marcus Ward (Milford Conservation Volunteers)
22 Mar 2018: Woodland Birds of the New Forest by Marcus Ward (RSPB Brighton)
26 Apr 2018: A year in the life of Normandy Marsh by Marcus Ward (RSPB Chichester)
1-3 June 2018: New Forest Bird Camp
Sat 17 Mar 2018: NF Lesser Spotted Woodpecker walk, guided by Rob Clements.
Meet at Millyford Bridge Car Park (SU267078) at 0800 for a guided walk around Holm Hill primarily looking for Lesser Spotted Woodpecker but other NF specialists such as Hawfinch, Firecrest and Crossbill should also be seen. Some tracks might be muddy so stout walking boots recommended.
Sat 14 Apr 2018: NF Woodland specialities, guided by Marcus Ward
Meet at the Bolderwood car park (SU242086) at 0800 for a guided walk around the Bolderwood/Highland Water area looking for NF woodland specialists, in particular Hawfinch and Firecrest although a broad range of species should be seen including Redstart and Crossbill.
Sat 19 May 2018: NF breeding waders walk, guided by Russell Wynn
Meet at the Whitefield Moor car park (SU274026) 0800 for a guided walk across Holm Hill Heath looking for a range of breeding waders including Curlew, Snipe and Lapwing. We will discuss ongoing surveys and techniques for these important species, in addition a good range of classic heathland species should be encountered including Dartford Warbler, Stonechat and Woodlark.