Monthly Archives: October 2013

Walton Country Park – the video

Richard Bell made a video of the Wakefield Naturalists’ Society field meeting to Walton Country Park earlier this year. I couldn’t make it to that meeting due to work commitments but it looks like I missed a great field meet … Continue reading

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Harlequin ladybirds

It is a few years since harlequin ladybirds arrived in Yorkshire and they are now a common sight in the autumn as groups of adults enter houses in search of places to overwinter. This habit is the reason why the … Continue reading

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Stanley Ferry Flash

Mark sent in a sightings report from Stanley Ferry today and his records included a female pintail, which is a scarce bird at this site and also, a good selection of insects including comma, 2 common darters and at least … Continue reading

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October meeting: Manitoba by Ron Marshall

 Thanks to Ron Marshall from Barnsley for standing in at short notice at the October meeting. As always,  Ron gave us a most interesting talk illustrated with his professional grade photos of a trip he took with his wife to Manitoba in June. He … Continue reading

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Change to meeting in October

Due to illness, Mike Richardson is unable to be with us on Tuesday 8th October but our old friend Ron Marshall has stepped in and will show us some wildlife images from Manitoba including spectacular breeding waders and also black … Continue reading

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Badgerlands by Patrick Barkham

Memebers may be interested to hear Patrick Barkham speak at the Morley Literature Festival, here are the details that were emailed to me: Patrick Barkham: Badgerlands – a Talk Sunday 13th October at 11.30am Morley Town Hall, south Leeds Part … Continue reading

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