About Me

When? Started: 1993 Who? Started with staff and friends from U H S, Chester. Organiser: Martyn Harris We walk every Thursday and Saturdays, New Years day and May Day. How many walk? Walks take place as long as there are at least 2 wanting to walk on that day. More walk on a Thursday than on a Saturday. Most ever: 29. Numbers walking: 2-12, and usually about 8 mid-week and 3-4 on Saturday. Where do we walk? Saturday: Anywhere in North and Mid-Wales, Peak District, Shropshire and the Long Mynd and as far North as the Trough of Bowland. Thursday: Anywhere within about 40 miles of Chester. Type of walk: Distance: 6 – 14 miles. Climb: up to 4000’ (but usually very much less!). Those involved in 2017:- Martyn Harris, Fran Murphy, Sue and Michel Pelissier, Annie Hammond, Sue and Dave Pearson, Mike Dodd, David and Anne Savage, Celia de Mengle, Wendy and Ian Peers, Roger and Margaret Smith, Tim and Carol Dwyer, Paul Collinson, Phil Marsland, Sylvia and Dave Jenkins, Sheila McNee, Ed Meads, Elaine and John Greenhalgh.

Sunday, 1 July 2012

Birds Seen or Heard in 2012.

Updated 1st  July 2012

Birds Seen or Heard on Walks in  2012. 

January to June.


Barn swallow,


Barn swallow,

Barnacle goose

Bar-tailed godwit

Black-billed magpie,

Blackcap,

Blackcap,

Black-headed gull,

Blue tit,

Brent goose

Bullfinch

Canada goose,

Carrion crow,

Chaffinch,

Coal tit

Collared dove

Common blackbird

Common buzzard,

Common coot

Common crossbill

Common gull

Common pheasant,

Common redshank,

Common starling

Common swift,

Common teal

Common tern,

Common whitethroat,

Cuckoo,

Curlew,

Dipper,

Dunlin

Dunnock,

Eurasian curlew,

Eurasian jay,

Eurasian jay,

European robin,

Feral pigeon

Fieldfare,

Fulmar

Gadwall,

Garden warbler,

Goldcrest

Golden plover,

Goldeneye

Goldfinch,

Goosander,

Great black-backed gull

Great cormorant,

Great crested grebe,

Great spotted woodpecker,

Great tit,

Great-crested grebe

Greater black-backed gull,

Green woodpecker,

Greenfinch,

Greenfinch,

Greenland Wheatear

Greenshank

Grey heron

Grey partridge,

Grey plover

Grey wagtail,

Greylag goose,

Guillemot,

Herring gull

House martin,

House sparrow,

Jackdaw

Jackdaw,

Kestrel

Kittewake

Knot

Lapwing

Lesser black-backed gull,

Linnet,

Little grebe,

Little gull

Little owl,

Little tern,

Long-tailed tit,

Mallard

Mandarin duck

Meadow pipit,

Mistle thrush,

Moorhen

Mute swan,

Nuthatch,

Osprey,

Oystercatcher,

Peregrine falcon,

Pied flycatcher,

Pied wagtail,

Pintail

Purple sandpiper

Raven,

Raven,

Raven,

Red grouse,

Red kite,

Red-billed chough,

Red-breasted merganser

Red-legged partridge,

Redstart,

Redstart,

Redwing

Reed bunting,

Reed bunting,

Ring ouzel,

Ringed plover,

Rock dove

Rook,

Sand martin,

Sanderling

Sandwich tern,

Sedge warbler,

Shag,

Shag,

Shelduck,

Shelduck,

Siskin

Skylark,

Song thrush,

Song thrush,

Sparrowhawk

Stonechat,

Teal

Tree sparrow

Tufted duck,

Turnstone

Wheatear,

Whinchat,

White wagtail,

Wigeon

Willow warbler,

Winter wren,

Woodpigeon,

Yellowhammer,





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