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Thursday, 6 January 2022

For those of you who were disappointed not to be able see Dave Emley's live presentation on Moths at our indoor meeting, here is a link to his introductory Moth Talk on YouTube.Click on the link for the January offering.......... More...


Saturday, 11 December 2021

I would like to thank all those members who have returned to the indoor meetings at the Medical Institute in Hartshill and those who have joined the organised coach trips. Additionally I would like to encourage those of you who haven't managed to return yet to consider it please. More...


Monday, 4 October 2021

Firstly I would like to thank your committee for all the work they continue to put in (including in the background) to ensure we have a successful Group. The first indoor meeting of the Group, held in September, was reasonably well attended BUT not enough to break even financially. This is a shame because the speaker was excellent and I believe we were all inspired to visit far flung countries once more. More...

BTO Equipment Donation Scheme

Saturday, 11 September 2021

Do you have any bird watching equipment/bird guides that you would like to donate to help young birders ? More...

Family watching garden birds

Tuesday, 13 April 2021

Over a million people across the UK spent an hour watching the birds that visit their garden or outdoor space, double last year's participation numbers.The Big Garden Birdwatch is the world's largest wildlife survey and gives RSPB scientists insights into how our garden birds are faring both across the country and here in Staffordshire.Many people sought solace in the wildlife in their local area during the worst crisis this country has faced since WW2. More...

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Latest trip report

Birdwatching Trip to Martin Mere

Sunday, 21 November 2021

Sunday morning dawned bright and frosty, but this did not deter us from boarding the coach for Martin Mere, with the prospect of a fine day's birding ahead. A welcome breakfast stop was taken at Lymm Service Station and we duly arrived at the reserve at 10.40am. As usual the party dispersed into small groups to head out onto the reserve in bright sunshine under a clear blue sky. More...

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