Wildlife Sightings – November-December 2020

Here we are at the end of a very strange year. 2020 has been so challenging for us all, and tragic for some. It is impossible to adequately cover the range of emotions we have all experienced. At least we can take some small comfort in knowing we live in wonderful, supportive communities, surrounded by […]

Species List – 2020

This is the list of species recorded on line by TDEG members (either on our TDEG Facebook group page or web site) and within approximately five miles of Tideswell. These sightings were submitted between March – December 2020. Birds  (69 species) Bearded vulture          Blue tit                        Great tit                      Coal tit                        Long-tailed tit […]

Wildlife Sightings – August – October 2020

So here we are at the end of October – and it feels like we are stuck in some sort of time loop – facing a four week lockdown again. Sadly the weather won’t be as good as last spring, but let’s enjoy any dry days during the autumn months, with some brisk walks and […]

Wildlife Group July 2020 Update

Swift Awareness Week – 27 June – 5 July. Covid-19 put a stop to our plans to have a swift spotting walk and picnic.  However, we have had swift reports from all over  – with real `nesting hot spots` up at Townhead and along Parke Road in Tideswell, as well as down at Cressbrook. No […]

Wildlife Group April Update

We have obtained grant aid from both the Peak District National Park Authority and Derbyshire Dales District Council to help with the cost of swift boxes on 18 houses around Tideswell, Cressbrook, Windmill, Brushfield, and Bishop Pursglove Primary School. The first boxes were put up on 10 March, and the rest will follow later this […]