Reading Colour Rings at the Obs whilst having a cup of Tea

Important Notice:

Our Field Centre is currently closed due to COVID-19 however the SBBOT Shop will be open on the following Sunday mornings from 10 am to 12 noon

Sunday 30th August

Sunday 6th September

Sunday 13th September

Sunday 20th September

Sunday 27th September

Payment by cash or Credit/Debit card (touch-free)

The shop will be operating from the seed shed and request all members to comply with COVID-19 Precautions regarding distancing and hand cleaning


Bird Feed

Snacks and drinks at the end of their Best Before Dates (these have been stored in a cooled display environment).  Snacks and drinks will be sold at half normal selling price to clear.

Christmas Cards

Please support us at this difficult time by purchasing your Christmas cards from us.

These can be purchased on Sunday mornings as above or for collection from the Field Centre on another day or by post.

Each card with envelope costs £1

Sandwich Tern

This photograph is by Steve Ray.

The wording on the rear says: Sandwich Tern photograph by Steve Ray. This species was first described from specimens from Sandwich Bay in 1787. Purchased to support Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory.

The message inside reads “Season’s Greetings”

The card is 148mm square with the fold to the left.





Season’s Greetings


This card is by Nick Smith.

The inside is blank.

The wording on the rear is: Photograph and design by Nick Smith. Purchased to support Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory.

It is A6 size and the fold is at the top.




If collecting from the Field Centre you can pay by cash or card. If you require the cards posted this will incur the following additional cost for post and packing:

Up to 3 cards £1

3-10 cards £1.50

Over 10 cards £3

If you are paying online please pay to:

Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory Trust

Account number 02785982

Sort code 30-93-34

Reference – your initial and surname followed by Xmas.

If you cannot pay in any of these ways we can accept a cheque. Please send to Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory, Guilford Road, Sandwich Bay, CT13 9PF.

Please email with your requirements.

Thank you – your support is very much appreciated.


2017 Annual Report

Copies of our Annual Reports available.

Special offer:

2017 reports can now be purchased for only £10 (plus £1.50 UK postage).

Please contact Sue Bennett at
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