The Summer 2019 Newsletter has been sent out by email and by post (24-06-19). If you have not received your copy in the next few days please let me know – Tom Howard-Jones (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Full details of our Open Day are HERE.
Members Spring Walk 27 April 2019.
Some 18 Friends enjoyed a walk through the Study Area and Whillet’s Meadows in spite of the chilly wind. We were treated to a beautiful panorama of bluebells plus a wide range of plants, birds and other animals. A report with photos can be read HERE. Many thanks to Bob, Phil, Alan and Mike for showing us around and revealing some of the secrets of the reserve.
04-06-19 Osprey seen by Work Party.
28-04-19 Osprey seen over dam just after 4pm (John Hunt).
24-04-19 Osprey reported (Bob Taylor)
04-09-18 Osprey flying over the West End
14-08-18 3 Ospreys (adult plus 2 young) at The Dam
29-07-18 Osprey flying over reservoir.
01-05-18 Osprey reported at 10:15 flying off to the North – anonymous on RBA and Birdguides.
02-04-18 Osprey seen at about 09:00
04-10-17 Osprey seen by Alastair Gray about 11:30 at the West End.
09-09-17 Osprey seen by Brendan Lanigan at the Dam End 7:30am.
04-09-17 Osprey seen by fishermen near Admiral’s Wood 7am.
31-05-17 Osprey reported at Dam End.
08-05-17 Osprey at Dam End in morning.
04-05-17 Osprey flying NE at Dam End (about noon).
01-05-17 Osprey headed North over Dam (09:30).
27-03-17 Osprey reported at Dam End late morning.
25-03-17 2 Ospreys watched over the reservoir at 18:20 – Janet Wilkinson.
23-03-17 Osprey seen at about 9;30 am – watched for 10 minutes – Brendan Lanigan at the Fishery.
Our AGM for 2019 was held on 29th March. The minutes are available in the “Members” section.
Many thanks to Matt Eade for an excellent talk on birding on his local patch and a trip to Antarctica.
Membership fees for 2019 are now due. All existing members will get a renewal form with the latest Newsletter 83. If you have any questions or would like to join for the first time please let me know – Tom Howard-Jones (email@example.com – 01293 883039). Best wishes for the New Year.
3rd January 2019.
A note on the success of the large nest boxes at Weir Wood during 2018 can be found HERE.
Open Day – Sunday 14th July 2019 – Starts at 09:30. Full details HERE.
Fungus Walk – Saturday 9th November 2019 – Meet at 09:45 for start at 10:00 – Car Park, Legsheath Lane.
Our ringing report for 2017 can be seen HERE.
A report with photos can be found HERE.