Monday 6 November 2017 This week members’ reports covered much activity at RSPB Saltholme: Starling murmurations, Peregrine, Marsh Harrier, Black Tailed Godwit, Dunlin, Golden Plover, Little Egret and Great White Egret. A collection of fungi fruiting bodies from Bearpark, Durham was put on display.
Monday 6 November 2017 Robin Daniels of Tees Archaeology gave an illustrated talk on “The Medieval Towns and Villages of The Tees Valley”. The Medieval Villages such as Cowpen Bewley, Eppleby, Carlton in Cleveland and Middridge were all built to the same layout of a village green with farmsteads and access roads down either side. […]
Monday 16 October 2017 This week, Members reported:- Sparrow Hawk and Buzzards in Richmond, Red Admirals and Ladybirds in Darlington. A mammal survey held at RSPB Saltholme recorded Pigmy Shrew, Common Shrew, Short Tailed Voles, and House Mouse. Water Pipits, Pintails and Cattle Egret had also been spotted at Saltholme.
On Monday 16 October 2017, Jill Cunningham, Club Member, held a Fungi Workshop. Jill’s excellent photographs and collection of fungi fruiting bodies illustrated how fungi can be identified by its gills or spore holes and by its various shapes such as brackets, clubs, spindles, spheres, cups and crusts. Last Monday, Wendy English, Member of Whitby […]