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September 10th. Paul Forster on Wildlife Photography.

Monday, 10 September 2018

Paul has been involved with photography for forty years and used this media to record many aspects of natural history. With the advent of digital photography he has now become passionate with creating pictorial images within his chosen subjects. He has been a photographer for forty years, but has become more involved in this subject since the advent of the digital age. More...

Field Trip 10am 15th July Portrack Marsh - change of venue.

Sunday, 15 July 2018

Location: Starts near the white water canoe course. Park the car in the public car park above the course near the Talpore and we will meet in the carpark. We will walk down between the river and the marsh along good paths with occasional diversions into the marsh. To get there, follow the A66 and signs for Tees Barrage. Turn right after crossing the Tees into Whitewater Way. The public car park is on the right. Parking is free. Postcode: TS17 6QB (Google map) More...

Sunday, 15 April 2018

Our local group newsletter for April is attached below. Please click on the link. More...

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Adult black-tailed godwit in summer plummage, at the RSPB Snettisham nature reserve, Norfolk

Sunday, 17 June 2018

6 people met on a sunny day with very little wind to see the summer visitors and residents at our local reserve RSPB Saltholme. In between the talking and discussing the local bird scene, the children and grandchildren, we had good views of the birds that are typical of Saltholme in the summer. Common tern were numerous and noisy. Sandmartins were still going in and out of their bank. A great crested grebe family were taking it easy in the sun on the main lake. Another great crested grebe adult was taking it easy at Paddy's Pool with its striped baby nestled onto its back. Avocets, little ringed plover and beautiful summer plumage godwit are all memories to treasure. More...

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