Author Archives: Sabena Blackbird

FUNGAL FORAY DATE CHANGE

CHANGE OF DATE FOR FUNGAL FORAY DUE TO STATION CLOSURES DURING THE GIANTS EVENT THE FUNGAL FORAY HAS NOW BEEN MOVED TO THE FOLLOWING SUNDAY – 14th OCTOBER Sun 14th Oct Dibbinsdale Type: Outdoor meeting Where we are meeting: Meet … Continue reading

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Coach Trip Conwy Valley Change of Time

JUST A GENTLE REMINDER REGARDS THE LATER START TO OUR CONWY VALLEY COACH TRIP Sat 14th July Coach. Cwm Penamnen – Blaenau, Conwy Valley. Type: Coach Trip Where we are meeting: 8.30 Rocket (Crimpers), 8.45 William Brown Street, 9.00 Conway Park Station, … Continue reading

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MNA Coach Trip Miller’s Dale Derbyshire 23rd June 2018

A wildlife packed day walking the Monsaldale Trail along Miller’s Dale – the third in our series of Derbyshire Dales. Some of our long standing members mentioned that we had in fact visited here before – way back in 1994! … Continue reading

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MNA Coach Trip South Stack 9th June 2018

Fabulous visit to South Stack RSPB reserve with some lucky members viewing Orcas! As well as the tiers of nesting Guillemots, Razorbills, Kittewakes, Fulmars etc. there was plenty of activity from Choughs and a whole host of minibeasts and wildflowers. Here’s … Continue reading

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More Bird Photos by Chris Derri

Corn Bunting – Moss Lane, Rainford Oystercatcher – Leasowe Pale Belled Brent Geese – West Kirby Marine Lake Red-breasted Merganser – New Brighton Marine Lake Redshank – West Kirby Marine Lake Scaup – West Kirby Marine Lake Stonechat – Red … Continue reading

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Bird Photos by Chris Derri

Black-tailed Godwits – Carr Lane Pools Grey Partridge – Carr Lane Pools Buzzard – Carr Mill Dam Goldcrest – Carr Mill Dam Nuthatch – Carr Mill Dam Goldfinch – Moss Lane Rainford Great Crested Grebe – Eccleston Mere Long-tailed Tit – … Continue reading

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Friends Of Princes Park Bird Walk This Saturday 24th Feb

Saturday 24th Feb: 11:30am: birds Bird walk to see and hear winter birds. One hour. Meet at Sunburst Gates.

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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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MNA Coach Trip Anglesey 20th January 2018

A rather soggy and cold start to our MNA Coach Trip programme of 2018. The first port of call was Holyhead – parking the coach just along from Holyhead Maritime Museum we quickly zipped up fleeces and donned waterproofs before … Continue reading

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Eric Hardy Prizewinner 2017

Melody Horan of the School Of Environmental Sciences, Liverpool University has been awarded the Eric Hardy Memorial Prize 2017 for her MSc thesis ‘An Investigation Into How Urban Trees Impact Air Quality Within Central and South Liverpool.’ Melody (right) is pictured … Continue reading

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