Let’s do some virtual birding

With our programme of events cancelled and many of us in self isolation, it brightens the day to watch Fraser Cottington’s video blogs made in… Read More

Outdoor programme cancellations

To comply with the new guidelines, all BOC outdoor walks and excursions are cancelled up to the end of June, including the East Berks RSPB… Read More

Last Two Indoor Meetings – Cancelled

The last two indoor meetings of this season, on March 18th and April 1st, have both been cancelled following government advice on coronavirus. The photographic… Read More

County Bird Recorder

The BOC and NDOC are seeking to appoint a new County Recorder and we would welcome expressions of interest from suitably qualified people.

Historic county avifaunas on offer

The BOC has been given a number of county bird books of some historic interest to offer to members: Derbyshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Norfolk, Suffolk… Read More

Richard Burness, County Recorder 2016-20

Richard Burness, Berkshire’s County Recorder for birds, died unexpectedly on 29th January, aged 76. His funeral was held today, 27th February 2020. Richard was a… Read More

Grebes Survey

Can you help us to find out what is happening to our Little Grebes? The Club’s Grebe survey will be running for one more year… Read More

Target species for 2020

There are four species whose breeding status we would like to find out more about in 2020 – Lapwing, Firecrest, Willow Tit and Marsh Tit…. Read More