Monthly Archives for January 2013

Wetland Birds Survey January 2013

Paul Bingham, WeBS Volunteer, came to do the monthly count and the results are in the table below. Whilst the focus is on Wetland Birds, other birds are also noted and, with several other people accompanying the walk around, the … Continue reading

14. January 2013 by Voyager
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Waxwings

Here are some photographs of the waxwings that have been visiting the marina for the third consecutive year. The pictures were taken by Rose and Mike Williams. Many thanks are sent to the mother and son team (Michael is a … Continue reading

08. January 2013 by Jules
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Litter Picking on the Towpath

The Volunteer Group (with plastic bags, pickers and good gloves) headed out onto the Towpath between the Marina and Willington, going into the little wood and scrambling through the hedges. Plastic bags soon filled and, thanks to the courtesy of … Continue reading

06. January 2013 by Voyager
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Mercia Bat Report 2012

In 2012, Mercia Marina invited members of the Derbyshire Bat Conservation Group to undertake surveys of bat activity. A survey of the Marina’s bat activity was done before the construction work started; a common pipistrelle was the only bat recorded … Continue reading

05. January 2013 by Voyager
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