Wildlife Watch — Session 8

Martin Wright reports on the 25th April Waterside Wildlife Watch We enjoyed a rare sunny day for our last meeting this spring. Eleven of us set out from St Cyrs Church at Stonehouse to ‘do the circuit’; over the meadows to Eastington and return via the canal towpath. Our route took us through the churchyard, […]

Wildlife Watch — Session 7

Martin Wright reports on the 11th April Waterside Wildlife Watch Conditions were cold and wet again, but eleven hardy individuals turned up to explore the woodland and canal near Coates. We headed north through Hailey Wood, and despite the wintery weather there was bird song to be heard. Marsh, Great, Blue and Long-tailed Tits were […]

Wildlife Watch — Session 6

Martin Wright reports on the 28th March session Starting at Fromebridge Mill The theme of ‘less than ideal weather’ for our Waterside Wildlife Watch Sessions continues; however, as thirteen people turned up for this meeting in pouring rain, we decided to carry on regardless. The decision turned out to be a good one. It was […]

Wildlife Watch Session Report No. 5

Martin Wright reports on a watery Wildlife Watch Session at Cotswold Water Park on 14 March This was our first Wildlife Watch based at the Cotswold Water Park, and despite being the furthest meeting point from Stroud, it attracted a record gathering of seventeen people. Meeting at the Gateway Centre, we maintained the canal theme, by […]

Wildlife Watch Session Report No. 4

Martin Wright reports on a chilly Wildlife Watch Session on 28th February We are having a very cold winter, and the Brimscombe Wildlife Watch session was the coldest so far. Despite the temperature ten of us met in the car park of The Ship Inn ready to face the elements. In actual fact, the wind […]