Monthly Archives: March 2012

Sugar Brook Park 25th March 2012

This was one of John’s mystery destinations, and it turned out to be a small park on the north side of the East Lancashire Road, between Lower Lane and Stonebridge Lane, near to the sewage works and opposite the Showcase … Continue reading

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Orrell Water Park 24th March 2012

Report from John Clegg A sunny, warm morning saw ten MNA members meet at Orrell Water Park for our walk. We started with a pair of Great Crested Grebes dancing on the largest of the lakes, with good numbers of … Continue reading

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MNA Coach Trip Shropshire Meres 18th March 2012

¬† Farmyard Goose A regular venue for MNA coach trips, Ellesmere is always a popular favourite. We arrived to scattered clouds, sunshine and a gaggle of rather vocal farmyard Geese, Greylags and Canadas all begging for food from the day-trippers. … Continue reading

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Parkgate 11th March 2012

With the promise of a high tide, we took the 487 to Parkgate, and as we travelled through suburban Wirral we admired the early-flowering pink and white cherry trees, Forsythias, masses of daffodils, and a few Magnolias just about to … Continue reading

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Mere Sands Wood 3rd March 2012

It was a great turn-out with over twenty MNA members for our visit to the Wildlife Trust Reserve at Mere Sands Wood. Commendably many arrived using public transport or shared cars. Buzzards circled over the wood, a female Kestrel perched … Continue reading

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Sudley House, 4th March 2012

It wasn’t a wildlife day today. We went to see HMS Liverpool at the Pier Head, then took the bus down to Sudley House in Mossley Hill to look at the Costume Exhibition. ¬†Despite the sunshine, it was cold with … Continue reading

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