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Birding Course 2023

Do you enjoy watching birds? Would you like to expand your expertise by building on your current knowledge of common birds? Do you know which birds to expect in different habitats in Shropshire? Would you like to be able to identify the characteristic birds of the...

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Bird Walk – Saturday 8th April 2023

Bird Walk Saturday 8th April 9.30am.  (Leader: Leo Smith) Meet at Cleeton St Mary Church, opposite the entrance. (OS Grid ref. SO611786). A walk around the local pasture fields (good chance of seeing and / or hearing Curlew), and then onto the common (good chance of...

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Get involved with our bird survey!

Last year we found 12 pairs of curlew but no lapwing, you can read the full report HERE. We need more helpers for this years' survey. Please come along to our Bird Group meeting on 21st March at 7.30pm in Minsterley Parish Hall. Full details HERE. The survey involves...

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SACWG Annual Public Meeting 2023

The Annual Public Meeting of the Strettons Area Community Wildlife Group (SACWG)  will be held in All Stretton Village Hall on Wednesday 15th March 2023.  All are welcome to attend. Doors will open at 19:00 and the meeting will start at 19:30. You can download the...

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Nature in The Strettons Website

The Nature in the Strettons website provides a simple way of finding out about all the different wildlife groups in the area and their activities. It hosts links to their websites or emails so you can easily find out about all the amazing work that happens in our local area. Please take a look and use the site to include events and news items relating to wildlife in the Strettons…

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2023 Bird Survey – new helpers wanted

New helpers are wanted to take part in the annual bird survey in the Strettons Area.  The main target species are Lapwing and Curlew but participants are also encouraged to record other target species such as kestrel and cuckoo. For background and more details of the...

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Red Grouse survey 2023

The annual survey of Red Grouse on the Long Mynd will be getting underway in spring starting with a Project Briefing & Methodology session starting at 19:30 on Thursday 23rd March at the Carding Mill Valley NT Tea Room.  The meeting is mainly intended for new...

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