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by phil kirk
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Hummingbird Hawk
Replies: 1
Views: 109

Hummingbird Hawk

We had a single Hummingbird Hawk Moth feeding in the garden (Euxton) yesterday. Also 2 Red Admirals and a Comma. Our German Wasps' nest is still active.
We have also had a Willow Tit on the feeder for the last few days.
by phil kirk
Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: September Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 95

September Meeting

This Thursday, 20th September, we have the first meeting of the 2018-19 season. Irene Ridge will come to give a talk on Alpine Flowers. She has visited the society a few times and is always worth listening to. Bring a friend! The meeting is at St Mary's Parish Centre, West Street, Chorley and will s...
by phil kirk
Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: September Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 70

September Meeting

This Thursday, 20th September, we have the first meeting of the 2018-19 season. Irene Ridge will come to give a talk on Alpine Flowers. She has visited the society a few times and is always worth listening to. Bring a friend! The meeting is at St Mary's Parish Centre, West Street, Chorley and will s...
by phil kirk
Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Brown Argus
Replies: 0
Views: 79

Brown Argus

A report in he Butterfly Conservation newsletter states that Stuart Booth has seen a Brown Argus near Chorley. If you read this, Stuart, or if anyone knows Stuart, I would really like details of the sighting for our records.
by phil kirk
Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: House Martins
Replies: 0
Views: 73

House Martins

We seldom see a House Martin near our house (Euxton) but there were 20-30 of them feeding over the garden and the field next door this afternoon.
by phil kirk
Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Small Coppers -- In Flight Seduction
Replies: 9
Views: 321

Re: Small Coppers -- In Flight Seduction

Scale is difficult to judge, but markings look like Large Emerald.
by phil kirk
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Purple Hairstreak
Replies: 9
Views: 400

Re: Purple Hairstreak

I went to Alance Bridge again today There were at least a dozen and probably many more. They seemed to be on several of the trees. I watched two and possibly three females ovipositing.
by phil kirk
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Holly Blue
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Re: Holly Blue

In your garden, Peter?
by phil kirk
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: White Letter Hairstreak
Replies: 0
Views: 99

White Letter Hairstreak

White Letter Hairstreak in our garden briefly yesterday afternoon. Also Male Common Blue, Small Skipper, Gatekeeper and Silver Y moth.
by phil kirk
Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Issues in attaching photos
Replies: 2
Views: 225

Re: Issues in attaching photos

Len, I have increased the quota which should allow room for more attachments. I would be grateful if you would try again now to see if the changes are effective. A note for all who attach pictures: We do not have unlimited webspace, but are comfortably off at the moment. Please try to keep attached ...
by phil kirk
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: New Species for garden
Replies: 0
Views: 146

New Species for garden

We have lived in our house for almost 39 years, so don't often get new birds on our list. A Meadow Pipit in the field next door today brings the list of birds seen from our garden to 75. The list seen in the garden remains at a miserable 52 species. I could not persuade the pipit to hop over the hed...
by phil kirk
Mon Mar 12, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Meeting on Thursday
Replies: 0
Views: 180

Meeting on Thursday

On Thursday evening (15th March), Peter Smith makes a welcome return to the society to give his talk "Britain's Got Talons". Peter is an exceptional photographer and he has had a lifelong passion for birds, especially raptors. The meeting is at St Mary's Parish Centre, West Street, Chorley and start...
by phil kirk
Mon Mar 12, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: March Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 263

March Meeting

On Thursday evening (15th March), Peter Smith makes a welcome return to the society to give his talk "Britain's Got Talons". Peter is an exceptional photographer and he has had a lifelong passion for birds, especially raptors. The meeting is at St Mary's Parish Centre, West Street, Chorley and start...
by phil kirk
Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Fallow Deer
Replies: 3
Views: 472

Fallow Deer

Group of 6 Fallow deer in the Pincock area yesterday and today. Here are three of them.
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by phil kirk
Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: February 15th Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 255

February 15th Meeting

Our next indoor meeting on Thursday 15th February is by Ben Tarvie and is entitled 'Bird Photography, Ringing and The Future'.

The meeting, as usual, is at St Mary's parish centre and starts at 7.30 p.m.

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