West Midland Bird Club

Studying Birds in Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and the West Midlands since 1929

WMBC Field Trips

Attending field trips provides an opportunity to connect with birds that are not regularly seen in our region or to simply just birdwatch at different locations with varying habitat. The trips are expertly organised and led by our field trips Organiser Ray Davies who has vast experience in visiting and birding a great many UK sites.


WMBC Field Trips Contact

Ray Davies: Tel home: 0121-682-4375  -  Mobile: 07762061603  

Email. wmbcfieldtrips.ray@westmidlandbirdclub.org.uk



On Sunday morning please ring Ray's mobile No. : 07762061603 with any late cancellations - thank you.


Field Trips arrangements

Coaches for all field trips depart from Cambridge Street - O/S Grid ref: SP063869 - Birmingham city centre, promptly at the time stated. Food and drink should be brought along as required. Appropriate clothing and footwear to guard against the elements is recommended. To book your place on a trip or for any further information please contact Ray. Please note that the coach can become fully booked (48 max) but non arrivals on the day will prevent those on a waiting list the chance to enjoy the day. Could those who have booked please contact Ray - no matter how late - if they have to cancel their booking.


View the full programme of 2018 WMBC Field Trips via this link 

Arrow black small WMBC Field Trips 2018 Programme

WMBC Field Trips transport pick-up location

Cambridge Street - Birmingham city centre

Recent Sightings Birmingham city centre

Start your day trip list in Birmingham city centre, home to  breeding Peregrine Falcon, Lesser Black-backed and Herring Gulls and Black Redstart. Photo - Jim Winsper

Gannet - Bempton - Ray Davies Puffin - Bempton - Ray Davies Razorbill - Bempton - Ray Davies Kittiwake - Bempton - Ray Davies Guillemot - Bampton - Ray Davies

Below are some excellent images from the July 2016 Bempton Cliffs trip, taken by our trip leader Ray Davies

From left to right and top to bottom: Gannet with young - Puffin - Razorbill - Kittiwake with young and Guillemot.


The programme of trips to include the first venue in April 2017 has now been published, to view, use the link above and please don't forget to book early in order to ensure your place.