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Group bird list 2022

Wednesday, 6 April 2022

The committee thought it was a good idea to keep a group list of all the species we had seen on our trips through the year. Blacktoft added 5 new birds:Marsh harrier, Avocet, Dunlin, Little egret, Cetti's total 79 More...


Tuesday, 29 March 2022

TALKSThese will be on the first Monday of each month except May as it is a Bank Holiday. The May talk will be on 25 April. The venue is St Thomas' Centre, Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield S40 3AW. The talks will begin at 19.15.Admission is open to all, charges are: members £3.50; non-members £4.50.Refreshments are served at the interval.FIELD TRIPSMid-week walks will be on the second Wednesday morning of the month. The weekend field trips for April and July are on the fourth Saturday of the month. There is no day trip in May as we have the weekend trip to Wales. In June we are having an evening nightjar trip on the third Friday. Please contact the leader of each trip to book a place. More...

Group Life bird list

Monday, 28 February 2022

The list was started in 2013. The lesser spotted woodpecker seen at Sherwood Forest took our list to 205 birds. More...

Peregrine News

Tuesday, 29 June 2021

Peregrines on the Crooked Spire raised 4 chicks More...

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Latest trip report

Car trip to Langford Lowfields RSPB reserve

Saturday, 23 April 2022

This fairly new reserve is reasonably local and has a good variety of habitats to provide lots of sightings - 40 in total.5 members were joined by a couple from near-by Newark and an enjoyable day was had by all. More...

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