Events

Whether you are a member or not, please feel free to come along to any of the events listed below. You will receive a very warm welcome from The RSPB Macclesfield Local Group

April 2018

Tue
24

Walk with Nature: Tegg's Nose Country Park

Location: Tegg's Nose Reservoir car park
Holehouse Lane
Langley
LR Grid Reference SJ945718
Latitude/longitude: 53.24349,-2.08290 (Google map)

A morning walk in the woodland and scrub around Tegg's Nose looking for the area's spring migrants, especially pied flycatcher and common redstart.
Part of the walk may be over rough and possibly muddy ground and the weather can change during the event. Please ensure that you have comfortable, suitable footwear and clothing.
Leaders: Ian Taylor 01260 275248 and Alan Brereton 01625 615628 with Cheshire East Ranger, Martin James

Time: 9.30 am to 12.30 pm

Price: Free, all welcome.

Thu
26

Walk with Nature: Three Shire Heads

Location: Meet at Sparbent layby on the A54 Congleton to Buxton Road.
LR Grid Reference SK001692
Latitude/longitude: 53.21966,-1.99952 (Google map)

Join us to search for ring ouzel and summer plumaged golden plover where the counties of Cheshire, Staffordshire and Derbyshire meet.
Part of the walk may be over rough and possibly muddy ground and the weather can change during the event. Please ensure that you have comfortable, suitable footwear and clothing.
Leaders: Alan Brereton 01625 615628 and Ian Taylor 01260 275248

Time: 9.30 am to 12.30 pm

Price: Free, all welcome.

May 2018

Tue
1

Walk with Nature: Birds of the Goyt Valley

Location: Meet at Errwood Hall car park, Goyt Valley.
LR Grid Reference SK012748.
NB Access to Goyt Valley is from Erwood Dam end only
Latitude/longitude: 53.27053,-1.98317 (Google map)

An early morning walk in the Goyt Valley looking for our less frequently seen spring migrants - pied and spotted flycatcher, common redstart, tree pipit and listening for cuckoo.
Part of the walk may be over rough and possibly muddy ground and the weather can change during the event. Please ensure that you have comfortable, suitable footwear and clothing.
Leaders: Alan Brereton 01625 615628 and Ian Taylor 01260 275248. We also hope to be joined on this walk by a Cheshire East Ranger.

Time: 7.00 am to 10.00 am

Price: Free, all welcome.

Tue
8

Annual General Meeting plus Members' Digital Images and Videos

Location: Please note our new venue (from January 2018)
United Reformed Church
Park Green
Macclesfield
There is ample FREE PARKING in the surrounding area.
Disabled access is available.

Postcode: SK11 7NA (Google map)

Each year, following the AGM, our members produce some fine images depicting wildlife from both home and abroad, so do come along and support the evening. Anyone wishing to show images/videos please contact David Tolliday (01625 432105) by Tuesday 10 April 2018 - you may bring up to 25 of your own digital images or up to a 10 minute short video.

Time: Doors open at 7.15 pm for a prompt 7.45 pm start.

Price: No charge.

Telephone: 01625 432105

E-mail: publicity@macclesfieldrspb.org.uk