Monthly Archives: February 2018

Town Centre, 18th February 2018

Not a lot of nature or wildlife today. It was “Visit My Mosque” weekend so we decided on the spur of the moment to visit the oldest mosque in Britain, the Abdullah Mosque in Brougham Terrace, run by the Abdullah … Continue reading

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Sefton Park, 11th February 2018

Despite the occasional hail showers, it was a good day for both trees and birds. Our very first bird was a Ring-necked Parakeet, calling and flying overhead as we approached the southern end of Sefton Park lake. There was a … Continue reading

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Landican Cemetery, 4th February 2018

It was a brilliantly bright and sunny day, but an overnight frost had made the pavements very slippery. We went to Landican hoping to see Hares, which we have seen there before, but not today. We did rather well for … Continue reading

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Hunting the Bunting, 28th January 2018

Another bird hunt today, for a Snow Bunting reported near Crosby beach “in the field at the bottom of Harbord Road, with Skylarks”. So off we went to Waterloo. We searched the specified field, but no Snow Bunting. There were … Continue reading

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Pennington Flash CP 27th January 2018

Some pics from the MNA visit to Pennington Flash Scarlet Elf Cup Sarcoscypha coccinea Black Witches Butter Exidia glandulosa Dogwood Cornus sanguinea Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata Silver Leaf Fungus Chondrostereum purpureum Orange Algae Trentepohlia sp.

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Hoylake, 21st January 2018

More bird spotting today, with a convenient high tide at Hoylake just after lunch, bringing the waders close inshore. Although the forecast was for heavy rain all day, in the event it wasn’t too bad, just very cold and blowy. … Continue reading

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