Monthly Archives: November 2015

Sefton Park, 29th November 2015

The Mute Swan family we saw in the middle of last week¬†wasn’t at the south end of the lake, but there was another individual, standing hesitantly on the grass bank, with a BTO ring but no Darvic ring. Where had … Continue reading

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Birkenhead Park, 22nd November 2015

Before meeting the group I had a look at the trees in Williamson Square. The ones on the south side (Richmond Street) are Ginkgos, and one of the four on the other side, outside the football shop and near the … Continue reading

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Sefton Park, 18th November 2015

Despite the warnings of high winds and torrential rain, nine members met at the Lakeside caf√© at the south end of the lake for this easy short walk (11am to 1pm) looking for water and woodland birds. Sefton Park is … Continue reading

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Hoylake and West Kirby, 15th November 2015

There was a high tide of 8.73m due at 12.40, and it was “Wirral Wader Weekend”. Two MNA members, Christine and Seema, joined us for the event. It was a very windy day with squally showers but still very warm: … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday, 8th November 2015

No nature walk today, because we attended the remembrance service at St George’s Hall, which was also an opportunity to see the newly-installed Weeping Window of ceramic poppies. Its formal name is Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, and … Continue reading

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National Memorial Arboretum, 3rd November 2015

I took myself to the National Memorial Arboretum near Lichfield on a Timewells coach trip, attracted by the promise of yet more interesting trees. It turned out to be a bit of a let-down, because the managers of the site … Continue reading

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Flaybrick Memorial Gardens, 1st November 2015

Our plan today was to have an orgy of trees, aided by a hand-drawn tree plan of the cemetery made by Bob Hughes about ten years ago, which has recently been improved by John Moffat of the Friends of Flaybrick. … Continue reading

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