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by phil kirk
Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Spring
Replies: 0
Views: 438

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: 541

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: 696

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: 554

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: 427

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: 681

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: 534

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: 534

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: 450

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: 674

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: 461

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
by phil kirk
Sat Oct 15, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: Meetings
Topic: October 2016 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 720

October 2016 Meeting

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
by phil kirk
Mon Sep 12, 2016 11:38 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Meeting This Thursday
Replies: 0
Views: 386

Meeting This Thursday

On Thursday 15th September, John Gardner returns to Chorley to give his talk "Wild Life, Wild Places".
The meeting is at the usual place (St Mary's Parish Centre, Devonshire Road, Chorley) at the usual time (7.30pm)
by phil kirk
Mon Sep 12, 2016 11:38 am
Forum: Meetings
Topic: September 2016 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 751

September 2016 Meeting

On Thursday 15th September, John Gardner returns to Chorley to give his talk "Wild Life, Wild Places".
The meeting is at the usual place (St Mary's Parish Centre, Devonshire Road, Chorley) at the usual time (7.30pm)
by phil kirk
Fri Aug 12, 2016 11:13 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Wall Brown Butterfly
Replies: 3
Views: 852

Re: Wall Brown Butterfly

Great news! A real rarity these days.

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