May 302012
Buzzards saved!

I have received this which is good news Jeffrey Kirk Media Release For immediate release: Wednesday 30 May 2012 THE PUBLIC STEPS UP FOR BUZZARDS   The RSPB is pleased that an outpouring of public concern for a much-loved bird has encouraged Richard Benyon – the Wildlife Minister – to drop proposals to licence the […]

 Posted by on 30 May 2012 at 1:49 pm
May 292012
Fantastic Fenland

A huge thank you to Sally for arranging our summer coach trip to Wicken Fen – that £2.00 good weather supplement was well worth it as we basked in cloudless sunshine all day. We had a speedy journey, arriving before 10.00 am and after Sally had swiftly checked us in we were off.     […]

May 282012

I have received the following and been asked to bring this to your attention. Shocking news indeed and I am sure you will wish to make your objections known Jeffrey Kirk From RSPB South East Regional Office We would really appreciate a few more moments of your time to email DEFRA Minister Richard Benyon MP, […]

 Posted by on 28 May 2012 at 10:54 am
May 252012
Northward Hill

Following on from the success of our dawn chorus on Saturday, 13 of us gathered in eager anticipation at the reserve for the first of our Tuesday summer walks with Malcolm and Sally. As we drove into the car park a cuckoo called, wood pigeons were joined by chaffinch, greenfinch, goldfinch and house sparrow around […]

May 212012

So, what have I been up to recently? Well during the last few days I have been at Millbrook Garden Centre with Irene helping Malcolm and Sally with the Spring Birdwatch event.   This time with a photographic competition for those who wanted to take part, and a colouring activity for the children over the […]

May 202012
Dawn Chorus at Northward Hill

A dozen folk set their alarms early and met at the car park at Bromhey Farm for a 6am start.  Although not strictly dawn, it was early enough and there was plenty to test our listening skills.  The day started cool but calm and gradually warmed up as the sun came out. Within a few […]

May 152012

The AGM took place on 9 May and the minutes and a copy of the accounts can be read here AGM Minutes Final Accounts  There are some matters arising from the AGM as follows: a. Annual subscription from 1 January 2013 will increase to £3.00 per person. b. We will need someone to cast their […]

 Posted by on 15 May 2012 at 3:00 pm