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Wildlife Watch Report No. 2

Wildlife Watch from The New Red Lion at Chalford 31st January — Martin Wright reports We enjoyed another cold, but eventually sunny, morning for the second Wildlife Watch of 2018. Twelve people enjoyed the route through the Frome Valley, East of Chalford. The canal towpath towards Bakers Mill, gave us good views of the canal and […]

Wildlife Watch Report No. 1

Wildlife Watch from Wallbridge 17th January — Martin Wright reports With a smattering of snow, and freezing temperatures overnight, it was a surprise to find nine people waiting to set off from the Cotswold Canals Trust Visitor Centre at Wallbridge. In fact, it turned out to be very good morning, blues skies and unbroken sunshine accompanied […]

Watching Wildlife 2018 Series

2018 Watching Wildlife series announced Martin Wright has been leading the Cotswold Canals Trust  Watching Wildlife sessions for the past five years. The events have been well supported and many interesting sights and sounds have been seen and heard. Martin is a member of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and his quiet […]

Wildlife Watch Report — Session Eight

The final session of the spring series The route involved making the round trip from St Cyrs Church to Chipmans Platt via the meadows, and back along the canal towpath. There were twelve of us to enjoy the experience, and encouragingly, four newcomers. We headed off through the churchyard to ‘The Ocean’. Here, the breeding […]

Wildlife Watch — Session Six Report

Martin Wright’s Winter Wildlife Watch Report Saul Junction — 29th March Just five of us very much enjoyed  the best of the day’s weather for our meeting at Saul. We found a record number of bird species, forty-two! It was especially pleasing to see and hear two spring migrants – Blackcap and many Chiffchaffs. Our route […]