October 2014 Blog Posts (3)

Bird walk 19 October

Very occasionally something unusual turns up in the park. In the past we've had Waxwings, a Treecreeper, Great Spotted Woodpeckers and the odd fly-over Peregrine or Buzzard. Nothing quite prepared us for this morning's star bird, however. Short-eared Owls breed on moorland in the north and west of the UK and at this time of year move to coastal sites in the south for the winter. We also get an influx of birds from mainland Europe in most autumns. To see one flying only at tree height over…

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Added by Des Bowring on October 19, 2014 at 17:06 — 2 Comments

Clearing the pond

October 15th and undeterred by the weather 4 of us joined forces to do some more clearing of the overgrown pond. Becky, Simon, Jo and Maureen, taking the photo.

If you look at it today you can see what we have done so far. We will be there…

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Added by Jo Corke on October 16, 2014 at 18:06 — No Comments

Three 'green' talks at the Bishopston Society AGM on Sept 29th 2014 may be of interest

All three talks were about local volunteers taking on neighbourhood initiatives to develop green areas for the benefit and use of the  community. A summary of these very interesting talks can be seen here:

http://www.bishopstonsociety.org.uk/news/our-news/638-our-agm-a-summary-of-the-three-talks

Added by Simon Randolph on October 1, 2014 at 11:24 — 1 Comment

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