Wildlife Sightings – October – February 2023

February sunset over Manchester Road, Tideswell (Steve Elliott) As I type this at the end of February, it feels like spring is just around the corner. Nature has been waking up throughout this month – we can see the first signs everywhere. So far (touch wood) we have not had a very severe winter – […]

Wildlife Sightings – April-September 2022

A little bit late with our summary of all your sightings – but there has been a lot going on. Some really controversial issues, and many lovely sightings on some special group walks, as well as those sightings posted by individuals on our Facebook page or emailed directly to us. As ever, I’m just adding […]

Wildlife Sightings – October-December 2021

Autumn can be such a beautiful season, and the weather in our area can certainly bring surprises. Whilst October was relatively benign, I think everyone was surprised by the heavy snowfall at the end of November. Combined with some stunning sunrises at the same time, many local residents captured some lovely views of our surrounding […]

Species List 2021

These are all the species recorded by our members in 2021. You can read about all of these in our various quarterly blogs (see our Wildlife Blogs page for the complete set). Do keep sending us your sightings, whether common or rare. We’d like to celebrate the wonderful wildlife in our local area. You can […]

Wildlife Sightings – July-September 2021

Your sightings have continued to come in – shared on our TDEG Facebook page or by email. Many thanks! We’ve also had our first TDEG Summer Wildlife Walks programme – so we’ve things to report from those events as well. As ever, the list of species below just adds to those already seen during the […]

Wildlife Sightings – April – June 2021

Our wildlife sightings post for April-June 2021 includes news about butterflies and bats in Tideswell Dale, celebrating the success of `No Mow May’, and a host of orchids in our limestone dales. As usual, I’ll add all the additional species spotted in this quarter in the list alongside. The species we saw in the first […]