Welcome to the website of the Nottinghamshire Birdwatchers.
The Nottinghamshire Birdwatchers is a registered charity with membership open to all.
The society aims to promote an interest in birds in Nottinghamshire. We are a friendly group for anybody interested in wild birds, living in, or visiting, Nottinghamshire, irrespective of their level of knowledge, experience or skill.
The society is administered by Nottinghamshire birdwatchers for Nottinghamshire birdwatchers.
The society organises local guided walks and trips to birdwatching areas further afield. Communication is by this website, Twitter and by the newsletter that is published on a monthly basis. Membership is open to everyone from experts to beginners. We are also especially keen to attract younger members to the society.
Latest News & Information
Bitterns breed for first time at Attenborough Nature Reserve
We're delighted to be able to announce that Bitterns have bred at The Attenborough Nature Reserve - 2 chicks seen at the site.
Our next event is Nightjar Watch - Led by Andy Lowe.
Monday 22nd June and Monday 3rd August 2015.
Further Details HERE
Grants for Young Birders
The Nottinghamshire Birdwatchers would like to offer the opportunity of funding towards training or attending an event to help improve skills.
Examples of the type of training/event we consider as eligible for funding includes:
. Attendance on a taught training course
. A visit/stay at a bird observatory
. Volunteering to help with bird surveying or conservation work
. Attending a bird conference
The criteria for eligibility are:
. Applicant is 21 or under
. Applicant is a current member of Nottinghamshire Birdwatchers
. Details of cost will be provided
. Upon completion of the course/event, a short article will be written for publication in the - -newsletter.
Further details on how to apply can be found Here
The 2015 Nottinghamshire Birdwatchers
Bird Photography Competition.
See HERE for further details on how to enter this Competition.
[28th July 2014]
Sherwood Forest, Satellite tagged Cuckoo And Nightjar Project
news releases relating to these two exciting projects, Here
Follow us on twitter
Nottinghamshire Birdwatchers is on twitter. You can use twitter to send us information on sightings, events and other relevant bird news.
Follow: @NottsBirders – #nottsbirding