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by phil kirk
Sat Oct 15, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: Meetings
Topic: October 2016 Meeting
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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
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Views: 320

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: 659

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: 722

Re: Wall Brown Butterfly

Great news! A real rarity these days.
by phil kirk
Sat Jun 11, 2016 11:50 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Oystercatchers
Replies: 0
Views: 356

Oystercatchers

Two Oystercatchers flew over our house in Euxton calling loudly. They seemed to come from the west but veered off south as they approached.
by phil kirk
Mon May 16, 2016 11:09 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Balsam Bashing
Replies: 0
Views: 840

Balsam Bashing

LWT have received money to fund a 2 year campaign against Himalayan Balsam. Please contact Chris Taylor if you are interested in taking part in the work.
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by phil kirk
Sun May 15, 2016 6:44 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Mason Bees
Replies: 1
Views: 538

Mason Bees

I have put up several "bee hotels" in the hope of getting more bees around the garden. Today I noiced dozens of these bees, which I am fairly sure are Red Mason Bees (Osmia rufa) - they are going in and out of gaps in my roof tiles - treating my roof as a giant bee hotel There's gratitude for you. R...
by phil kirk
Thu May 12, 2016 1:56 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Insects
Replies: 0
Views: 334

Insects

Had a walk at White Coppice looking for Green Hairsteaks. Found 5. Also a couple of Peacock butterflies. Called at the pond near Burgh Hall where there were 15 Large Red Damselflies. Most looked freshly emerged. No Chasers yet. Male and Female Orange Tip were present. The female looked like she was ...
by phil kirk
Wed Apr 20, 2016 5:20 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Brimstone
Replies: 0
Views: 415

Brimstone

This afternoon a single male Brimstone was around the garden, plus 2 Peacocks.
by phil kirk
Wed Apr 20, 2016 3:15 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Commas
Replies: 0
Views: 387

Commas

A short walk at Birkacre this morning produced a single Small Tortoiseshell and 2 Commas.

At home in the garden were a Small White and a Peacock.
by phil kirk
Mon Mar 14, 2016 10:59 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Meeting on Thursday 17th
Replies: 0
Views: 423

Meeting on Thursday 17th

On Thursday 17th March, Andy Rowett will speak on "The Plight of the Humble Bee".
The meeting is at St Mary's Parish Centre, Chorley and starts at 7.30pm
by phil kirk
Mon Mar 14, 2016 10:58 am
Forum: Meetings
Topic: March Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 579

March Meeting

On Thursday 17th March, Andy Rowett will speak on "The Plight of the Humble Bee".
The meeting is at St Mary's Parish Centre, Chorley and starts at 7.30pm
by phil kirk
Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:42 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: February Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 379

February Meeting

On Thursday 18th February, John Ball will talk to us about the "Wild Flowers of Lancashire".
I am sure that all members will find this interesting.
The meeting is at St Mary's Parish Centre, Chorley and starts at 7.30pm.
by phil kirk
Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:41 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: February Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 669

February Meeting

On Thursday 18th February, John Ball will talk to us about the "Wild Flowers of Lancashire".
I am sure that all members will find this interesting.
The meeting is at St Mary's Parish Centre, Chorley and starts at 7.30pm.
by phil kirk
Mon Feb 08, 2016 6:41 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Euxton Fox
Replies: 0
Views: 354

Euxton Fox

Maybe the fox we saw near our house this morning is the cause of the lack of rabbits! We don't see many foxes at home, but have seen this one a couple of times in the last 2 months.

Another, even more unusual sighting was a Woodcock which I flushed from the bottom of the field next door yesterday.

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