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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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MNA Coach Trip Carsington Water 18th November 2017

Crikey! Time flies – it’s been four years since the MNAs last visit to Severn Trent Water’s Reservoir at Carsingston Water. Usually we take a clockwise direction from the visitor centre to the heated hide at the Wildlife Centre before … Continue reading

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Award for founder of New Ferry Butterfly Park

The Prime Minister has recognised Dr Hilary Ash, from Cheshire, for founding the ‘New Ferry Butterfly Park’ on an abandoned railway depot, creating one of the North’s most biodiverse urban areas.  See this post on the Cheshire Wildlife Trust website

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Freshfield Fungal Foray 30th September 2017

Here’s a few pics from a very sucessful fungal foray around Montagu Triangle woodland and Freshfield Dune Heath. Thanks go to Tony Carter of the North West Fungal Group for his expertise during the foray 🙂 Bay Cup Peziza badia … Continue reading

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MNA Coach Trip RSPB Fairburn Ings 16th September 2017

It has been four years since the MNA visited Fairburn Ings. Close to the visitor centre there was a small wildflower and herb area including Viper’s-bugloss Echium vulgare, Goldenrod Solidago virgaurea, Chicory Cichorium intybus and Mugwort Artemisia vulgaris. We wandered … Continue reading

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