Weekend day trip by car (morning and part afternoon) to Farlington Marshes, Hampshire

24/11/2019
Contact Bill Nicoll (w.a.nicoll@btinternet.com or 07752 349927)

Farlington looking east. – a haven for many species

 

Sunday 24th November, 2019

This is an area of grazing marsh, pools and reed-beds which is surrounded on three sides by Langstone harbour, with its mud flats at low tide. The area is a magnet for a variety of waders, wildfowl, grebes, and many other species. There could be several species of raptor, such as Marsh Harrier, Peregrine and Merlin, as well as Short-eared Owls.

There are no hides or facilities at Farlington, but there are toilets nearby.

Meet at 09:00 am at Farlington Marshes car park north of Portsmouth (SU679044/no useful postcode)

(N.B.The car park is south of the A27, along the little lane at the bottom of the slip road off the large roundabout where the A27 meets the A2030. Facilities at Sainsbuys PO6 1RR ΒΌ mile away.)