Category Archives: parks

Celebrating the Seasons in Alexandra Park – Autumn Equinox 2017

Autumn Equinox in Alexandra Park 2017 Autumn Equinox fell on Friday 22nd September and to mark it, a group of local people and children held a small celebration in Alexandra Park in the evening just before dusk – although the … Continue reading

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Wildlife Forum Stall at Annual Celebration Day in Alexandra Park – Sunday 10th September 2017

  On Sunday 10th September, the Alexandra Park Wildlife Forum hosted a stall as part of the Annual Celebration Day in Alexandra Park. Despite overcast weather and a blustery wind at times, the day went well. Tony, a local ornithologist … Continue reading

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Report on Insects Day in Alexandra Park – Sunday 6th August 2017

 Insects Day in Alexandra Park – Sunday 6th August 2017   On Sunday 6th August, the Alexandra Park Wildlife Forum in conjunction with the Greater Manchester Ecology Unit (GMEU) held an Insects Day event in Alexandra Park. The day went … Continue reading

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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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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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THIS SUNDAY! INSECTS IN ALEXANDRA PARK – FREE EVENT – 6th AUGUST 2017

Small Skipper on Devil’s Bit – Photo Courtesy of GMEU SUNDAY 6TH AUGUST 2017 10:00am – 3:00pm Join the Alexandra Park Wildlife Forum for a wonderful day looking at some of the amazing insects in Alexandra Park with insect specialists from the … Continue reading

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