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August 2011

 Posted by on August 1, 2011  Carsington Bird Club, Events
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CBC – Indoor Meetings Events Programme for 2011/12
Tuesday September 20th 2011 – Hognaston Village Hall from 7.30pm

‘The History of Birdwatching Part 2 – 1939 onwards’ by Peter Gibbon (the ‘long-awaited’ sequel !!).  Entrance £2 members and £2.50 non-members.

Tuesday 18 October 2011 – Hognaston Village Hall from 7.30pm
Joint Carsington Bird Club/Derbyshire Ornithological Society. Graham Appleton, Director of Communications, BTO presents “Four years of Atlas Work”.  All welcome:  £1 members, £1.50 non-members, includes refreshments.


Catch up with the birds sighted in August 2011.

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Bird of the Month for August – Barn Owl ( Tyto alba )

 

With heart shaped face, buff back and wings and pure white under parts the barn owl is a distinctive and much loved countryside bird. Widely distributed across the UK, and indeed the world, the bird has suffered declines over the past fifty years as a result of the degradation of once prey-rich habitats in the face of intensive agricultural practices.

They have AMBER Status.

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