Friday 23rd February 10.30am-12.30pm Cockaynes Wood
(£7 per person). Access is off Alresford Road, between Wivenhoe and Alresford – park and meet in the lane just north of the railway leading east. TM052216. This quite new reserve is jointly managed by Essex Wildlife Trust and Cockaynes Wood Trust and has a mix of habitats – heath, grassland, woodland and ponds.
Species we’ll be hoping to see include: fieldfare, goldfinch, redpoll, yellowhammer, Cetti’s warbler, little grebe, goldcrest, possibility of firecrest, maybe an early chiffchaff; also scarlet elf cup (fungus)
Booking in advance please