ABG Records for 2011

The Groups’ records have been submitted to the SOS for inclusion into the BTOs national database. We have successfully entered over 11,913 records!

This is an increase over the previous year of around 1,000. We have increased our records every year since the online recording system started in mid 2008, we only managed around 7,000 records that year.

Every record that is inputted is important, Continue reading

ABG Norfolk Trip – Proposed Plan

The time is just melting away and we are getting very close to our Norfolk trip. I have been making a few notes about where to visit and when. Below is a proposed schedule, please get in touch if you think there should be any changes.

Thursday 9th February
Meet at Mildenhall Services, 9.30am.
Lynford Arboretum, 11am.
Hickling Broad, 2.30pm.

Friday 10th February
Titchwell RSPB, 9am
Warham Continue reading

Recent SOS Sightings

The Great Grey Shrike is still very busy on the Forest. Reports of it in Old Lodge bottom and at Crows Nest. Keep your eyes peeled for it!

Also a Dartford Warbler was spotted in Old Lodge over the weekend. Could they make a comeback this year? Very few numbers survived the two bad Winters we have had in the last few years.

Old Lodge Walk – 14/1/2012

On a cold and frosty but very bright and beautifully sunny and still morning – 6 members comprising Sue, Shaun, Alan & Maureen and Bob & Judy set off on this walk just after 9:30AM having decided to take the anticlockwise route.

The first bird was a Song Thrush heard in the Car Park, along the top path Goldcrests were heard and seen well, together with Coal & Great Tits, Chaffinch, Continue reading

Hello world!

Welcome to our new website! New content will be appearing here soon. Our Events Calendar 2012 is now available so please ear-mark all those important dates!

As most of you are aware we have now moved our website to a new host. This not only means we all save money but it gives us the opportunity to utilise Open Source solutions like WordPress, PHP and MySQL. This means that posts on this website Continue reading