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by phil kirk
Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Astley Park
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Views: 400

Astley Park

On the lake were 2 Adult Mute Swans plus an immature. Lots of BH Gulls and 1 Herring Gull.
by phil kirk
Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: News
Topic: Coach Trip to Trentham Gardens June 4th 2017
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Views: 883

Coach Trip to Trentham Gardens June 4th 2017

Lower Burgh Meadow Conservation Group are organising a coach trip to Trentham Gardens on June 4th 2017. For details please click below.

http://www.chorleynats.org.uk/wpsite/wp ... -June-.pdf
by phil kirk
Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Fallow Deer
Replies: 2
Views: 575

Fallow Deer

Not sure if this will work, but I set a Trailcam last nght and got these pictures of our local white Fallow Deer. https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipMakWZU4DMA7n4AJrtb_JLbACKMVCvcgle9iMqA Len, It is now on the society Flickr page at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/98047832@N04/33274255850/in/pool-...
by phil kirk
Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Butterflies
Replies: 4
Views: 1065

Butterflies

In the garden today were 1 Red Admiral and 1 Small Tortoiseshell - both enjoying the beautiful sunshine today.
by phil kirk
Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Spring
Replies: 0
Views: 361

Spring

A Queen Early Bumblebee Bombus pratorum was sunning herself in the garden at lunchtime.
Long Tailed Tits seen carrying nesting material in our garden today and in a neighbour's yesterday. Certainly two different pairs.
by phil kirk
Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Meeting on Thursday
Replies: 1
Views: 448

Meeting on Thursday

We have a meeting on Thursday evening, 16th March. Denis Atherton returns to the society to give an illustrated talk on "Raptor  Migration in Southern Spain". This is sure to be a fascinating talk and will include some of Europe's most spectacular birds. The meeting will be at the usual place (St Ma...
by phil kirk
Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: Meetings
Topic: March Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 620

March Meeting

We have a meeting on Thursday evening, 16th March. Denis Atherton returns to the society to give an illustrated talk on "Raptor  Migration in Southern Spain". This is sure to be a fascinating talk and will include some of Europe's most spectacular birds. The meeting will be at the usual place (St Ma...
by phil kirk
Tue Mar 07, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Euxton birds
Replies: 0
Views: 469

Euxton birds

Had a walk around the block today. Amongst more regularly seen birds were a Male Brambling in Euxton Hall Woods, a Kingfisher on the river at Pincock and a Dipper at Armetriding.
by phil kirk
Sat Feb 11, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Meeting on Thursday 16th
Replies: 1
Views: 327

Meeting on Thursday 16th

Birds of Turton and Edgworth Reservoirs by John R Barlow Although John Barlow has been a birder all of his life, he is not one for travelling far chasing rarities. He likes to study his local patch near to Bolton, which is also where he does most of his bird photography – for which he has received m...
by phil kirk
Sat Feb 11, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Meetings
Topic: February Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 589

February Meeting

Birds of Turton and Edgworth Reservoirs by John R Barlow Although John Barlow has been a birder all of his life, he is not one for travelling far chasing rarities. He likes to study his local patch near to Bolton, which is also where he does most of his bird photography – for which he has received m...
by phil kirk
Tue Feb 07, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Fallow Deer
Replies: 1
Views: 439

Re: Fallow Deer

Seven present at 5pm
by phil kirk
Tue Feb 07, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Fallow Deer
Replies: 1
Views: 439

Fallow Deer

Woke this morning to see 6 Fallow Deer in the field next door. They are still there now (2.20pm)
Four of them are almost pure white.
by phil kirk
Fri Nov 25, 2016 5:33 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Shaw Green
Replies: 0
Views: 397

Shaw Green

Walked along the Yarrow Pincock to Shaw Green and back 3pm - 4pm. Not a lot about.
50 Fieldfare & 10 Redwing feeding on Hawthorn. 4 Grey Wagtails feeding in a small ditch. Buzzard overhead.
One Brown Hare. Lots of Rabbits.
by phil kirk
Fri Nov 11, 2016 8:47 am
Forum: News
Topic: Preston Society Trip to Norfolk
Replies: 0
Views: 578

Preston Society Trip to Norfolk

Preston Society are running a 4 night coach trip to the Brecklands and Fens of East Anglia, in May next year and wondered whether it might be of interest to any members of Chorley Nats?
The details are on their website. http://www.prestonsociety.co.uk/holidays.html
by phil kirk
Sat Oct 15, 2016 11:34 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Meeting on Thursday
Replies: 0
Views: 364

Meeting on Thursday

On Thursday 20th October we have David Winnard returning to Chorley to talk on "Greater Manchester's Hidden Wildlife".
David is a really good speaker and great photographer. He is sure to be well worth hearing.

7.30pm Thursday 20th October at St Mary's Parish Centre, Devonshire Road, Chorley

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