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0 All Booked All Booked All Booked 1858 Songs and calls: Gallows Hill http://www.startbirding.co.uk/event/gallows-hill/?event_date=2017-11-21&reg=1 https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr 2017-11-21
21 Nov, 17
0 All Booked All Booked All Booked 1847 RSPB St Aidan’s from Methley http://www.startbirding.co.uk/event/st-aidans-breakfast-4-2-2/?event_date=2017-11-24&reg=1 https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr 2017-11-24
24 Nov, 17
0 All Booked All Booked All Booked 1859 Top Hill Low http://www.startbirding.co.uk/event/top-hill-low/?event_date=2017-11-25&reg=1 https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr 2017-11-25
25 Nov, 17

From the Blog


The challenge of watching wader migration

At the time ‘the general public’ are enjoying their summer holidays, birders are watching their local nature reserves with eager anticipation for the arrival of

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