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Male blackcap in hawthorn bush

Sunday, 13 May 2018

Our member Bob has been out and about at this very busy time of year for the birds. He reports on the flurry of activity of Spring nesting around Redmires, and the arrival of the first peregrine chick at St. George's. More...

Male snipe singing in the rain

Sunday, 8 April 2018

We thought the icy blast at the beginning of March was the final throe of winter so the return of snow and sub-zero temperatures two weeks later came as an unwelcome surprise and probably left the local wildlife wondering just what was going on. Read Bob's report about the birds which did show up. More...

little egret, wading, water

Sunday, 8 April 2018

Read our member Bob's feature about Herons and other birds of lakes and waterways. More...

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Latest trip report

Spotted flycatcher on perch

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

A full day's walk up Lathkill Dale through woodland and out into wide open fields with limestone walls, and with a leisurely picnic stop beside the River Bradford. Swifts, House martins and swallows were hawking, skylarks singing and Meadow pipits displaying. More...

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