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MNA PROGRAMME 2018

 

Sat 20th Jan Holyhead Country Park and Beddmanarch Bay.

Type: Coach Trip

Where we are meeting: 8.30 Rocket (Crimpers), 8.45 William Brown Street, 9.00 Conway Park, 9.15 Bromborough Village.

Cost: £20.

Do I need to book? Yes with Coach Secretary Seema Aggarwhal Tel: 07984 231059 or if no answer with Christine Barton Tel: 07854 776421

What do we expect to see? Winter wildfowl, woodland birds.

Guided or free to roam: FTR & Guided, leader Dave Bryant.

 

Sat 27th Jan Pennington Flash.

Type: Outdoor meeting

Where we are meeting: Meet 9.30 Lime Street Station or at the Pennington Flash car park at 11am.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Winter wildfowl. possible winter fungi
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader Sabena Blackbird

 

Sat 3rd Feb Kings Gap, Hoylake.

Type: Outdoor meeting

Where we are meeting: Meet Lifeboat Station 11am.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Waders
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader Terry Williams

 

Wed 7th Feb Birkenhead Park. Short walk.

Type: Outdoor meeting, make your own way there
Where we are meeting: 11.00 Visitor Centre

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Wildfowl, parkland birds.

Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader John Clegg

 

 

Sat 17th Feb. AGM

Type: Indoor meeting, talk followed by AGM, make your own way there
Where we are meeting: 11.00 Liverpool Central Library Meeting Room.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book?  No, MEMBERS ONLY PLEASE

Talk: ‘The Butterflies of Cheshire & the Peak District’ by Rupert Adams.

 

 

Sun 25th Feb Marshside RSPB.

Type: Outdoor meeting

Where we are meeting: Meet Meet 11.30 in car park. [Train to Southport then 44 bus from Hoghton Road.]

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Winter wildfowl & waders
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader Alexander Mansfield

 

 

Wed 7th Feb Sefton Park. Short walk.

Type: Outdoor meeting, make your own way there
Where we are meeting: 11.00 Lakeside café.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Wildfowl, parkland birds, Ring-necked Parakeet
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader John Clegg

 

 

Sat 17th Mar Carr Mill Circular.

Type: Outdoor meeting

Where we are meeting: Meet Lime Street Station for the 10.01 train to St Helens or at Waterside pub 11am.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Winter wildfowl, woodland birds
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader John Clegg

 

 

Sat 14th Apr Wirral Coastal Park.

Type: Outdoor meeting

Where we are meeting: Meet 10.30 Moreton Station.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Spring migrants
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader John Clegg - Joint with Liverpool RSPB.

 

 

Sat 28th Apr Woolston Eyes.

Type: Outdoor meeting

Where we are meeting: (Car share. Offers and requests to leader.) Meet 11am at the gate to the bridge. [Lime Street for the 9.27 train to Warrington Central, then no. 3 bus to Martinscroft, Weir Lane].

Cost: Charge £2 for non-permit holders.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Spring migrants, Black-necked Grebe
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader Alexander Mansfield

 

Sat 12th May Mere Sands Wood.

Type: Outdoor meeting

Where we are meeting: Meet Ormskirk Bus Station at 10.30 for the 2A bus or meet Visitors Centre 11:30am.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Woodland birds, wildfowl possible Kingfisher
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader John Clegg

 

 

Sat 19th May Coach. Coombes Valley RSPB.

Type: Coach Trip

Where we are meeting: 8.30 Bromborough Village, 8.45 Conway Park, 9.00 William Brown Street, 9.15 Rocket (start M62)

Cost: £20.

Do I need to book? Yes with Coach Secretary Seema Aggarwhal Tel: 07984 231059 or if no answer with Christine Barton Tel: 07854 776421

What do we expect to see? Winter wildfowl, woodland birds.

Guided or free to roam: FTR & Guided, leader Sabena Blackbird

 

 

Sat 9th June Coach. South Stack RSPB.

Type: Coach Trip

Where we are meeting: 8.00 Rocket (Crimpers), 8.15 William Brown Street, 8.30 Conway Park Station, 8.45 Bromborough Village.

Cost: £20.

Do I need to book? Yes with Coach Secretary Seema Aggarwhal Tel: 07984 231059 or if no answer with Christine Barton Tel: 07854 776421

What do we expect to see? Seabirds, wildflowers

Guided or free to roam: FTR & Guided, leader David Bryant

 

Sat 23rd June Coach. Monsal Dale, Derbyshire.

Type: Coach Trip

Where we are meeting: 8.30 Bromborough, 8.45 Conway Park, 9.00 William Brown Street, 9.15 Rocket (start M62)

Cost: £20.

Do I need to book? Yes with Coach Secretary Seema Aggarwhal Tel: 07984 231059 or if no answer with Christine Barton Tel: 07854 776421

What do we expect to see? Fantastic scenery, Migrant Birds, Wildflowers, Butterflies

Guided or free to roam: FTR & Guided, leader David Bryant

 

 

Sat 14th July Coach. Cwm Penamnen – Blaenau, Conwy Valley.

Type: Coach Trip

Where we are meeting: 8.00 Rocket (Crimpers), 8.15 William Brown Street, 8.30 Conway Park Station, 8.45 Bromborough Village.

Cost: £20

Do I need to book? Yes with Coach Secretary Seema Aggarwhal Tel: 07984 231059 or if no answer with Christine Barton Tel: 07854 776421

What do we expect to see? Fantastic scenery, Birds – possible Tree Pipit, Wildflowers, Butterflies

Guided or free to roam: FTR & Guided, leader David Bryant

 

 

Sat 28th July Port Sunlight River Park.

Type: Outdoor meeting

Where we are meeting: Take Stagecoach 1 or X8 bus from Sir Thomas St or meet at car park 10.30.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Insects, Butterflies

Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader John Clegg

 

 

Sat 4th Aug Coach. Dungeon Ghyll, Lake District.

Type: Coach Trip

Where we are meeting: 8.30 Bromborough Village, 8.45 Conway Park, 9.00 William Brown Street, 9.15 Rocket (start M62)

Cost: £20

Do I need to book? Yes with Coach Secretary Seema Aggarwhal Tel: 07984 231059 or if no answer with Christine Barton Tel: 07854 776421

What do we expect to see? Fantastic scenery, Wildflowers, Butterflies

Guided or free to roam: FTR & Guided, leader Seema Aggarwal

 

 

Sat 18th Aug Formby Squirrel Reserve.

Type: Outdoor meeting

Where we are meeting: Meet 10.30 at Freshfield Station.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Red Squirrels, Wildflowers, Insects

Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader John Clegg

 

 

Sun 9th Sept Coach. Old Moor RSPB.

Type: Coach Trip

Where we are meeting: 9.00 Bromborough Village, 9.15 Conway Park Station, 9.30 William Brown Street, 9.45 Rocket (start M62)

Cost: £20

Do I need to book? Yes with Coach Secretary Seema Aggarwhal Tel: 07984 231059 or if no answer with Christine Barton Tel: 07854 776421

What do we expect to see? Autumn migrants, possible Fungi

Guided or free to roam: FTR & Guided, leader Dave Bryant

 

 

Sun 7th Oct Dibbinsdale

Type: Outdoor meeting

Where we are meeting: Meet 10.30 at Bromborough Rake station.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Fungi, woodland Birds

Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader Sabena Blackbird

 

 

Wed 17th Oct Newsham Park. Short walk.

Type: Outdoor meeting, make your own way there
Where we are meeting: Meet 11am Police Station.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Wildfowl, parkland birds.

Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader John Clegg

 

 

Sun 21st Oct Flaybrick Memorial Gardens.

Type: Outdoor meeting, make your own way there
Where we are meeting: Arriva 437 bus from Sir Thomas St alighting to meet 11am Boundary Road entrance opposite Tam O’ Shanter Urban Farm.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Trees

Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader Barbara Lee

 

 

Sun 28th Oct Coach. Leighton Moss RSPB.

Type: Coach Trip

Where we are meeting: 9.00 Bromborough Village, 9.15 Conway Park, 9.30 William Brown Street 9.45 Rocket (start M62)

Cost: £20

Do I need to book? Yes with Coach Secretary Seema Aggarwhal Tel: 07984 231059 or if no answer with Christine Barton Tel: 07854 776421

What do we expect to see? Wildfowl, Marsh Harrier, Fungi, possible Otter, Red Deer

Guided or free to roam: FTR & Guided, leader Bruce Harper

 

 

Sat 24th Nov Sefton/Lunt Meadows.

Type: Outdoor meeting, make your own way there
Where we are meeting: Meet 12.15 Punch Bowl car park. [133 bus departs outside Waterloo station at 11.57]

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Trees

Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader David Bryant

 

 

Sat 8th Dec Xmas Meal.

Where we are meeting: Ship Inn Haskayne 12.00. Arriva 300 bus from Queen’s Square.

 

 

NWFG 2018

 

Details of the North West Fungus Group can be found on their website and their 2018 programme is available below

 

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