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Farnham and Cutmill Ponds, 13 February 2019

    Frensham and Cutmill Ponds, 13 February 2019   Once again the weather favoured us; it was sunny and warm, like a spring morning, when almost a full house of 10 members met at Frensham Great Pond. The only one missing was Peter, who had escaped to the Canaries, but...
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Farlington Marshes 9 January 2019

Farlington Marshes, 9 January 2019   It was a beautiful sunny morning when seven of us met at the entrance to the Reserve, but it was cold and when we got out onto the sea wall it was extremely cold, because of the wind off the sea. But we survived and...
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Report on Birdwatching Walk at Puttenham

There was a good attendance for our walk on Puttenham Common 11 th January.  The weather was rather dull but not too cold.  We started well with three goosanders on Cutt Mill Pond, along with several mandarin and tufted ducks.  Then we found a lovely kingfisher perched by the Tarn.  It...
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Birdwatching 1 at Thursley on October 10, 2018

Small copper
As David was away I had agreed to lead this walk.  7 members joined in on this glorious morning. It was fairly quiet on the bird front but a lovely walk nevertheless. There was a heron and the usual mallards on the Moat itself when I arrived. Walking along the boardwalk...
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Exploring the Local Countryside - Fungi

Fly garic (photo taken by Kirsten O)
Our November walk turned into a fungus foray during which we found some 50 species. This  year has been a patchy one for fungi; some places have fared relatively well, others, less so. The long, hot and dry summer meant that some of the early species appeared later than usual and...
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