Saturday, 30 April 2011

St. Patrick's Church open day

For anyone who'd like to have a look at the wildlife of St. Patrick's Church, Salter Street, an open day has been organised:

The Church will be open on
Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May
From 10 am. - 4 pm.
Bring friends & family to see:
  • the beautiful Grade II* listed building
  • the decorations in church
  • the Millennium Tapestry &
  • the wild flowers in the churchyard
Refreshments will be served
Anyone wanting just to come in & sit or light a candle in remembrance will be most welcome

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

2 arctic terns at lakes today, but no sign early evening.
mandarin duck still at windmill, with female teal there early morning, common sandpiper, swift over, yellow wagtail heard overhead
reed warbler singing from engine pool reed island

In case I don't update blog in next few days here's a few events organised by Earlswood Wildlife Partnership

Sunday 1st May - Dawn Chorus Walk - meet at Wood Lane car park (Clowes Wood) at 4:30am
Friday 6th May - Bat walk around Earlswood Lakes - meet at Anglers car park (bottom of Wood Lane near Red Lion) at 8:45pm
Sunday 15th May - Bluebell walk through Clowes Wood - meet at Wood Lane car park (Clowes Wood) at 2:30pm (cost £2 towards upkeep of wood)
Monday 16th May - EWP Annual General Meeting - Earlswood village hall at 7:30pm
Saturday 21st May - Bluebell walk through Clowes Wood - meet at Wood Lane car park (Clowes Wood) at 10am (cost £2 towards upkeep of wood)

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

along springbrook lane, male whinchat and wheatear on fence posts along brook, plus male yellow wagtail at "earlswood stables" fields.
mandarin still at windmill pool, and 2 whitethroat in scrubland to south
sedge warbler singing at one of the engine pool reed islands