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  • Rutland Water

    Rutland Water 19:03:22

  • Post-Pandemic Restart

    Activities for our club will recommence with 2 field trips and our first proper meeting since March 2020. On 19th March we will venture out to Rutland Water and then on 9th April we will go to RSPB Frampton Marsh in Lincolnshire. Our indoor meeting on 13th April will include election/re-election of committee members and […]

  • 12th January 2022 Meeting cancelled

    We were looking forward to restarting our meetings in the new year, but in light of the impending progress of the new Covid variant Omicron, it would be irresponsible of us to proceed with any indoor meetings for the foreseeable future. Rest assured, as soon as it is deemed safe to resume club activities, we […]

  • Martins, Swallows and Swifts

    On 27 March I was out walking with my sharp-eyed eight-year-old grandson. “Look, look up there, Grandad, what are those birds?” With my poor eyesight it took me a while to focus on them – sand martins! The sand martin is one of our earliest summer visitors from Africa. It has brown upperparts and is […]

  • Ghostly Images

    You will, no doubt, have seen the impression left by a bird crashing into your patio window. You may be interested to know that only certain birds leave their waxy mark. I had received this response from RSPB: “These are the natural oils and feather dust which originate from the downy feathers close to the […]

  • Swift Box

    Message from Jools Partridge: I installed a three colony swift box yesterday (made from an old organ pipe I was given some years ago). I set up a swift caller too which I am really pleased with. However, please tell members not to record screaming swifts over Carvers Corner, Glen Parva till they actually see […]

  • Stocker’s Lake List

    16th November 2019 – Stockers lake List

  • Nest Boxes – Update 1st November

    On Friday a group of 5 volunteers met at Blaby for the annual clean out, repair and recording of the various SLB nest boxes. First stop was All Saints Churchyard where there was evidence that 3 of the 4 nest box holes had been used and in one box there was a clutch of 6 […]

  • St Aidan’s Trip List

    12th October 2019 – St Aidans List