Monthly Archives: August 2017

New Moorhen Chicks Sighted in Alexandra Park

Tony O’Mahony, a local ornithologist, has reported seeing two new moorhen chicks on the lake in Alexandra Park. If you have seen any of the new chicks, or for that matter any other wildlife in Alexandra Park, and have taken … Continue reading

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International Bat Night 2017 – This Weekend 26/27 August.

Take Part in International Bat Night 2017! This Weekend Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th August.   Common Pipistrelle bat in flight (Wikimedia Commons) International Bat Night has taken place every year since 1997 and over  30 countries all over the world join … Continue reading

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Rare Fox Sighted in Greater Manchester!?

  Photos of Black Fox from Wikimedia Commons One of Britain’s rarest animals has been spotted roaming the streets of Sale, Greater Manchester!  According to recent media reports. The animal was said to be a black fox which was seen by a man in … Continue reading

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Total Solar Eclipse – An Important Reminder

On Monday, 21st August 2017, thousands travelled and gathered to observe the once in a lifetime celestial celebration of the Moon passing the Sun in a total solar eclipse along the East Coast of the USA. Millions more watched it … Continue reading

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A New Community Garden in Whalley Range!

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The Sunset/Sunrise Survey Summer 2017

The Sunset/Sunrise Survey – Monitoring Bats and other Wildlife Chris Packham has recently promoted this survey on Springwatch! This survey can be conducted until September and is ideal for complete beginners as well as the more experienced volunteers who also … Continue reading

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