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Platytes alpinella
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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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no 1113963
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EFC Centre at Wat Tyler Country ParkWe are normally open to the public at every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday 11am-4pm, check. We are also open on Wednesdays 10am-4pm.
Early Summer recording Record Red-and-Black Froghopper Record Lavender Beetle
Record Stag Beetle
Record Misumena crab spider
Record Lily Beetle
Record Swollen-thighed Beetle Record Zebra Spider

Spring Meeting and AGM

to be held at 2pm on Saturday March 10th 2018 in the Green Centre, Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea, Essex (see map near bottom of page). There is car parking at the Green Centre. There is a large parking area outside the building, and it is easy to find. If you travel by car, go along the A13 and turn off at the junction that includes Pitsea and the A132, then follow signs to the Wat Tyler Country Park. Or there are frequent trains on the C2C network, and 10-15 mins walk south of Pitsea station will get you to the right place.

  • PROGRAMME
  • 2.00 Open


  • 2.10
    Bombus sylvarum queen on red clover Copyright: Peter Harvey
    Presentation 1: ‘Back from the Brink’ by Shrill Carder Bee Project Officer
  • Rosie Earwaker from Buglife






  • 2.40
    Turtle Dove Copyright: Chris Gibson
    Presentation 2: ‘Arable plants and turtle doves, working with farmers to save an endangered species’ by Emma Stobart from RSPB




  • 3.10 AGM:


  • 3.40 Refreshments, Members’ Notes and Exhibits


  • 4.25
    Belfairs Wood Copyright: Roger Payne
    Presentation 3: ‘The Natural History of Hadleigh Great Wood’ by Roger Payne