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 […]

Wildlife Watch — Session Five Report

Martin Wright’s Winter Wildlife Watch Report Wallbridge — 15th March A bumper group of thirteen people turned out on the warmest day of the year (so far) for another walk starting from Wallbridge Lock Visitor Centre. In order to avoid the towpath closure at Bowbridge we headed west towards Ebley Mill. We set off along the […]

Wildlife Watch — Third Report

Martin Wright’s Third Winter Wildlife Watch Report Stonehouse — 15th February Rather fewer members than usual for this meeting, but considering the weather forecast, a good turnout. With rain scheduled for mid-day, we decided take the canal tow path towards Ryeford and then look at more adventurous options. Low level hunting Before we set out […]

Wildlife Watch — Second Report

Martin Wright’s second Winter Wildlife Watch Report Brimscombe — 1st February Once again, there were ten of us for our second meeting of the season. We met at The Ship Inn, Brimscombe, and we were grateful for the use of their car park. We set off along the canal towpath to Gough’s Orchard Lock, and then […]

Wildlife Watch — First Report

Martin Wright’s first Winter Wildlife Watch Report Wallbridge — 18th January Ten of us met at Wallbridge for the first outing of the season. The weather was cold and overcast, but dry – so a good start. We decided to head westwards, and follow the canal to Ebley Mill. We made a detour via the lake […]