The Hull Natural History Society

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Programme of Events 2013

Saturday
19 January
10.00am

North Cave Wetlands

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A visit to Yorkshire Wildlife Trust's bird reserve for some wildfowl and waders.

SE 885 328
Tuesday
5 February
7.30pm

Red Kites Talk

An illustrated talk by Nigel Puckrin describing the reintroduction of red kites to Yorkshire

TA 072 309
Sunday
17 February
10.00am

Alkborough Flats

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A visit to this developing bird reserve, created in 2006 when the flood defences were deliberately breached.

SE 879 221
Tuesday
12 March
7.30pm

AGM & Members' Evening

A short AGM followed by presentations by members on any topic with some connection to natural history

TA 072 309
Sunday
21 April
10.00am

Hackness

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A three-mile circular walk via Silpho.

SE 968 906
Tuesday
7 May
7.00pm

Swine Moor

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Field group meeting.

TA 055 417
Saturday
11 May
10.00am

Sinnington

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A four-mile circular walk via Appleton-le-Moors.

SE 744 858
Tuesday
14 May
7.00pm

Nut Wood, Raywell

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Field group meeting.

SE 991 305
Tuesday
21 May
7.00pm

Bransholme Fishing Lake

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Field group meeting.

TA 110 347
Tuesday
28May
7.00pm

Arram

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Field group meeting.

TA 037 442

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Bird list for the eastern tetrad.

Tuesday
4 June
7.00pm

Hotham

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Field group meeting.

SE 894 345
Saturday
8 June
10.00am

Dalby Forest - south edge

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Meet at Thornton-le-Dale.

SE 835 829
Tuesday
11 June
7.00pm

Priory Road/Wood Lane, Cottingham

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Field group meeting.

TA 053 313
Tuesday
18 June
7.00pm

Sancton - west

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Field group meeting.

SE 900 392
Weekend
22-23 June

Derbyshire Weekend

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Based at Buxton. Combined weekend plant list.

SK 164 751

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22 June : Cressbrookdale

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22 June: Litton

Tuesday
25 June
7.00pm

West of St Andrew's Quay, Hull.

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Field group meeting.

TA 068 266
Tuesday
2 July
7.00pm

Goodmanham Grange

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Field group meeting.

SE 908 445
Tuesday
9 July
7.00pm

Goodmanham Dale

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Field group meeting.

SE 909 430
Sunday
14 July
10.00am

Potter Brompton

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A chance to visit a field managed for arable weeds followed by a walk along part of the Yorkshire Wolds Way.

SE 977 770

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List of plants from the sandy fields to the north of the village.

Tuesday
16 July
7.00pm

Calvert Lane, Hull

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Field group meeting.

TA 058 293
Tuesday
23 July
7.00pm

North Cave Wetlands

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Field group meeting.

SE 885 328
Tuesday
30 July
7.00pm

Kelsey Hill, Burstwick

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Field group meeting.

TA 231 265
Tuesday
6 August
7.00pm

Bielby, Pocklington Canal spur

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Field group meeting. (Insects added to plant list)

SE 786 439
Tuesday
13 August
7.00pm

Meaux Abbey site

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Field group meeting.

TA 096 389
Tuesday
20 August
7.00pm

Barmston Drain, Plaxton's Bridge to Figham

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Field group meeting.

TA 066 365
Sunday
25 August
10.00am

Chambers Farm Wood, Wragby

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An excellent Lincolnshire wildlife site.

TF 148 743
Tuesday
27 August
7.00pm

Hull, river mouth area

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Field group meeting.

TA 100 281
Sunday
8 September
10.00am

Scoar Dale, Millington

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A visit to one of the many chalk valleys in the area.

SE 837 530
Saturday
5 October
10.00am

Kilnsea

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Kilnsea wetlands and canal.

TA 405 168
Sunday
3 November
10.00am

Hornsea Mere

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An amble along Hornsea Mere.

TA 405 168
Tuesday
19 November
7.30pm

East Yorkshire Rivers Trust Talk

A talk by a member of the East Yorkshire Rivers Trust about their work in preserving the unique habitat of the chalk rivers of East Yorkshire. Meet in the Oldroyd Room, Hull Sports Centre, Chanterlands Avenue North.

TA 072 309
Saturday
7 December
10.00am

East Cottingwith

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A short walk along Pocklington Canal and the Derwent Valley followed by a meal in the Melbourne Arms, Melbourne.

SE 704 426
Species Lists mollusc list bug list odonta list lepidoptera list plant list bird list

We usually make a note of the things that we see on our excursions. When any of the above icons appear on the programme to the left, it indicates that a list is available for birds, plants, butterflies, dragonflies, general insects or molluscs. Clicking will open the list in a new browser tab.

Map references

Clicking a grid reference will open a "Google Maps" tab showing the meeting point in more detail.

Water Violet

Water Violet, Arram Carrs (IAA)

Garden Tiger caterpillar, Bransholme (IAA)

Rock-rose, Derbyshire (KMM)

A Click Beetle, Derbyshire (IAA)

Brown Hairstreak, Chambers Wood (IAA)

Clouded Yellow, Chambers Wood (IAA)