WBC Trip Reports

Ditchingham Hall Estate, Good Friday Walk

So the calendar comes round to the first ‘official’ event of the WBC outdoor events programme (not counting the NYD Lizardland Challenge, of course), and once again, we returned to the fantastic Ditchingham Hall Estate on Good Friday. Easter seemed ridiculously early...

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Hollesley, Boyton and Snape Feb 6th 2016

It is the policy of the small group that plans the WBC calendar of events to change around a third of them annually. This trip was one of the new ones and – from a subjective point of view – coincided nicely with my intention to get to know some of the more southerly...

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LizardLand Challenge – Jan 1st 2016

Waveney Bird Club’s year-starting birding trip has for years centred on Lowestoft and Lothingland; an area offering a range of environmental choices at this time of the year. Since 2015 though, this has evolved into a co-operation with the Lowestoft Lounge Lizards and...

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Hungary August 2015

Hortobagy - flatter than the Fens! (PS) If you’ve never been there, or thought about it much, Hungary is likely to be a bit a surprise. Firstly, it’s flat – very flat. Think of the Fens on a national scale, then take away the cabbages and potatoes, and you might be...

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Portland, Summer 2015

Portland Intro: Between July 30th and Aug. 2nd, a group of WBC regulars took a trip to the Portland Bird Observatory in Dorset, going via a few good sites in the New Forest. The aim was principally damselflies, dragonflies and butterflies, but it turned out to be...

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Farnes, 5th-7th June

Friday For those who don’t know, the Farne Islands are a long way from Suffolk. A very long way. But, if you ain’t out there, you won’t see it, as the birding saying goes. So we went there. Not only is it a long way, but it’s also a gamble – quite often the weather...

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