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2019 Michael Clegg Memorial Birdrace

The 2019 Michael Clegg Memorial Birdrace took place across Yorkshire last Sunday, 6th January. Four teams from the York area took part. Here are summaries that were posted on Yorkbirding email and Twitter. Well done to the York Upstarts (Tim,

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January meeting change of speaker

There is a change of speaker for the January meeting. The talk will be by Richard Baines on “Birds and wildlife of Northern Thailand”. Date, time and venue remain the same. 8th January 2019 at 7.30pm, St Olave’s Chruch Hall.

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St Aidan’s trip

11 members and a guest went for the day to St Aidan’s RSPB reserve. It was a sunny day for a change with 74 species seen or heard. Highlights were Red Kite, Peregrine, Great White Egret, Cetti’s Warbler (heard by

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Photo Competition 2018

Last night, 4th December, was the annual photographic competition. Twenty people entered photographs in three categories. Once we managed to gain entry to the hall, a decent turnout had an enjoyable evening. There will be a gallery of winners in

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Spurn on 8th October 2018

Fourteen of us met up at Kilnsea Wetlands on Sunday 8th for one of our annual autumn jaunts to Spurn. It was lovely to have Jenny back with us again, now that she has recovered from her broken hip. The

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Frampton Marsh 16th Sept

We had a great birding trip yesterday to Frampton Marsh, Lincs, followed by Fairburn Ings, West Yorkshire. We had a great day with Long-billed Dowitcher, Cattle Egret, Spoonbills, Merlin, Little Stint, Marsh Harrier among the highlights. A full account can

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Change of Speaker at September meeting

Richard Baines has had to cancel his talk next Tuesday but he has lined Steve Race up to replace him. The talk will have a similar theme.

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Strensall Common Walk 14th August

Possibly a first for the Club, an evening where the number of species seen and heard only just beat the number of us on the walk! Another fantastic turnout with nineteen of us assembling at 6.30pm at Galtres Car Park

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Summer Social at Bank Island

As a departure from the usual June talk we held a summer social and BBQ at Bank Island on the evening of 5th June. The weather was very kind to us as can be seen by the clear skies in

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June trip to SE73

On Sunday 10th June, we had the monthly club trip which was to the south east extremities of the recording area. Twelve of us, including two young visiting birders from France, met up at the North Duffield Carrs car park.

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