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Oct 022018
 

The gallery has had an overhaul and now contains even more photographs of birds and wildlife. I’m sure that you will like the latest additions and please feel free to add your own – they will be most welcome. To add your own work, you will need a Flickr account, as described in my newsletter […]

Sep 282018
 
Peoples Walk for Wildlife/Launch of the Manifesto for Wildlife

What a brilliant day Saturday 22nd September 2018 was – the first Peoples Walk for Wildlife took place! Over 10,000 people who support and care about wildlife in all its forms gathered at the Reformers Tree in Hyde Park at 10.00 am.   The stage was set, with many wildlife organisations present including the RSPB, […]

Sep 282018
 

The BTO want our help to learn about Tawny Owl population change and understand more about their calling behaviour and distribution. It’s easy to take part. All you need to do is listen for Tawny Owls for 20 minutes each week, from 30 September to 31 March, from your garden, local park or woodland. You can even listen […]

 Posted by on 28 September 2018 at 9:54 pm
Sep 142018
 
Colour ringed Mediterranean Gull

On the group visit to Oare on 12th August, Malcolm spotted a colour ringed Mediterranean gull.   After much deliberation, and several telescopes focussed on the bird, we managed to read it as “yellow ring AYEZ”.   Here is the record for this individual showing that the bird was originally ringed whilst in the nest […]

 Posted by on 14 September 2018 at 12:53 pm
Aug 312018
 
The Peoples Walk for Wildlife - September 22nd 2018

The Peoples Walk for Wildlife is being organised by Chris Packham in Hyde Park this September. It is an opportunity for anyone who supports our wildlife and countryside to show how much it means to us and ask for a change in the way we treat it. It is an event for everyone – especially […]

Aug 152018
 

This weekend the 30th British Birdwatching Fair will be held at Rutland Water, it is an opportunity for anyone interested in nature, wildlife and birds to meet like-minded people.   There are many marquees housing many different organisations and companies, including travel, clothing, art, optics and camera equipment, everything in one place. There are also several […]

 Posted by on 15 August 2018 at 5:57 pm  Tagged with:
Aug 132018
 
Hen Harrier Day 2018

Those of you who have been following our website over the years may recall my support of the campaign to ban driven grouse shooting and stop the persecution of Hen Harriers, Birds of Prey and other wildlife species on moorland in the North of England and Scotland. 2018 is the fifth anniversary of the first […]