All members are welcome to join us on any of the field trips below. A good chance for experienced birders to meet other enthusiasts or visit new sites and for beginners to benefit from expert guidance. For more information on our outdoor meeting programme contact Ray O’Reilly by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone on 07831 362502.

Depending on recent sightings, weather, wind direction and tide, the location of field meetings is decided two days prior to the outing. Participants can stay as long as they would like. Field Trips are always a full day.

Bring adequate clothing, boots and at times wellies. On rare occasions sun hats and sun cream. Packed lunch, flask and water are essential, as we do not stop at shops or cafes.

We will stop at available toilets when possible. We cater for both beginners and experts and have a policy of understanding what species a bird is and why. We often look at birds’ present and previous distribution. We explore erstwhile names and who birds are named after.

We enjoy ALL other wildlife including plant life and take our time at sites, not rushing around. As an item of fun we keep a daily bird list record high of 98, lowest 62.

Because of current Covid restrictions participation in field meetings currently is restricted to KOS members

We are pleased to announce the remaining Field Outings for this year:

November 14th 2021
December 12th 2021

Any members interested in joining us on any of this field trip, please contact Ray O’Reilly by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 07831-362502.

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Membership costs £12 a year. Member benefits include:

  • A free copy of the annual Kent Bird Report
  • Regular newsletters throughout the year
  • Special access to the bird sighting database
  • On line meetings and talks
  • Free guided field trips
  • Discount on the Kent Breeding Atlas

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