02 Feb 2017: NF Curlew survey results by Russell Wynn (RSPB Curlew workshop, WWT Slimbridge)
25 Feb 2017: Pine Martens to Curlews by Russell Wynn & Marcus Ward (RSPB Portsmouth)
11 Mar 2017: Surveying priority species in the New Forest by Marcus Ward (HBIC Recorders Forum)
31 Mar 2017: Woodland Birds of the New Forest by Marcus Ward (Milford Conservation Volunteers)
10 Oct 2017: Woodland birds of the New Forest by Marcus Ward (Wiltshire Ornithological Society)
14 Nov 2017: Wild New Forest update by Russell Wynn and Marcus Ward (RSPB South Wilts)
11 Mar 2017: NF Lesser Spotted Woodpecker walk, guided by Rob Clements.
Meet at Ivy Wood Car Park (SU315024) at 0800 for a guided walk around New Copse and Perrywood Ironshill 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.
15 Apr 2017: NF breeding waders walk, guided walk by Russell Wynn and Marcus Ward
Meet at the Beaulieu Heath West car park (SU358006) 0800 for a guided walk across Beaulieu 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.
20 May 2017: NF Woodland specialities, guided by Marcus Ward, Russell Wynn & Rob Clements
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 Wood Warbler, Redstart, Spotted Flycatcher and Crossbill.