The Hull Natural History Society

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Programme of Events 2016

Tuesday
26 January
7.30pm

Galapagos - a Natural History

A talk by Lyndsey Atkinson. Meet in the Sports Bar, Hull YPI Sports Centre, Chanterlands Avenue North.

TA 072 309
Saturday
30 January
10.00am

Hornsea Mere

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A walk from Wassand end. Meet on the minor road to Wassand Hall.

TA 171 466
Sunday
28 February
10.00am

Fairburn Ings

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A walk with lunch at the RSPB Visitor Centre where snacks and hot drinks are available or bring your own. Meet in Fairburn village at the entrance to Cut Road.

SE 472 278
Tuesday
15 March
7.30pm

AGM & Members' Meeting

Meet in the Sports Bar, Hull YPI Sports Centre, Chanterlands Avenue North. Bring anything of interest to discuss.

TA 072 309
Saturday
19 March
10.00am

Sewerby

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A walk to Danes' Dyke and back. Meet at Sewerby Hall car park.

TA 202 690
Sunday
24 April
10.00am

Scrayingham

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An exploratory walk along the Derwent, taking in Howsham Bridge. Meet at the north end of the village as the road bends round to the east.

SE 732 603
Tuesday
3 May
7.00pm

Orchard Park Estate

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Field group - Meet on Greenwood Avenue where the drain crosses (near 6th Avenue)

TA 078 329
Saturday
7 May
10.00am

Brockadale

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A visit to the YWT reserve. Meet at Kirk Smeaton church car park.

SE 519 166
Tuesday
10 May
7.00pm

Swine Moor

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Field group - Meet at the pedestrian bridge over the River Hull for a walk looking mainly for migrant birds

TA 055 417
Tuesday
17 May
7.00pm

Hedon

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Field group - A circular village walk taking in Burstwick Drain. Meet at the junction of Farrand Road and Hull Road

TA 183 285
Tuesday
24 May
7.00pm

Welton Dale

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Field group - Meet near the start of Dale Road.

SE 960 274
Tuesday
31 May
7.00pm

Rise

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Field group - Meet at the minor road junction for a village walk.

TA 154 421
Sunday
5 June
10.00am

Thixendale

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A walk along Waterdale.

SE 844 610
Tuesday
7 June
7.00pm

Broomfleet Washlands

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Field group - Meet at the road junction.

SE 876 285
Tuesday
14 June
7.00pm

West Carr industrial estate

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Field group - Meet at the car park at Ennerdale.

TA 091 329
Saturday
18 June

YNU vc 61 meeting

Details will be added when they become available.

Tuesday
21 June
7.00pm

High Eske

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Field group - Meet at the Crown and Anchor to walk along the river to High Eske.

TA 055 417
Saturday 25 -
Sunday 26 June

North Yorkshire Moors Weekend

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Saturday: Ellerburn and Fen Bog
Sunday: Newton-on-Rawcliffe

Tuesday
28 June
7.00pm

Brickyard Lane

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Field group - Meet on Brickyard Lane.

SE 974 258
Tuesday
5 July
7.00pm

Goodmanham Wold

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Field group - Meet at the road junction.

SE 917 456
Saturday
9 July

YNU vc 62 meeting

Details will be added when they become available.

Tuesday
12 July
7.00pm

Snuff Mill, Cottingham

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Field group - Meet at the car park, at the entrance to Snuff Mill Lane, off Bricknell Avenue.

TA 059 318
Sunday
17 July
9.00am

Chambers Wood

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Meet at the HUMBER BRIDGE COUNTRY PARK. We will share cars and travel to Chambers Wood near Wragby [TF 148 739].
Alternatively meet at the wood at 10.00am.

TA 020 259
Tuesday
19 July
7.00pm

Beverley Westwood

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Field group - Meet on Newbald Road.

TA 020 394
Tuesday
26 July
7.00pm

St Andrew's Quay

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Field group - Meet at the Makro car park corner with the Humber near the store.

TA 068 266
Tuesday
2 August
7.00pm

North Cave Wetlands

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Field group - Meet at the entrance. Park at the entrance side of the gate if possible, as gate is locked at dusk.

SE 886 328
Tuesday
9 August
7.00pm

Priory Road

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Field group - Meet at the large lay-by, just north of the police station.

TA 052 314
Sunday
14 August
10.00am

Kirby Underdale

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Meet in the village.

SE 806 585
Tuesday
16 August
7.00pm

Hessle Road west

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Field group - Meet in park and ride car park.

TA 045 261
Tuesday
23 August
7.00pm

Bransholme North Carr

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Field group - Meet at the car park off Bransholme Road.

TA 110 347
Tuesday
30 August
7.00pm

Somerden Road

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Field group - Meet in Somerden Road.

TA 154 291
Saturday
3 September
10.00am

Crowle Moor

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Meet at the reserve car park. This is reached from a road called Newbigg in Crowle village, [follow the brown duck signs!] Drive along this to a T junction. Turn left and the car park is immediately on the right. Possibility of car sharing from Humber Bridge on the day.

SE 757 140
Sunday
2 October
10.00am

Kilnsea

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" ... no year would be complete without a visit to Spurn ..."

TA 416 158
Saturday
5 November
10.00am

North Cave Wetlands

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Depending on the weather, after a morning around the reserve, we can do an afternoon loop around North Cave and Hotham.

SE 886 328
Saturday
10 December
10.00am

Waters Edge Country Park, Barton

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*** Note change of date ***
Meet at the south bank Humber Bridge viewing area car park. Morning walk will end up at the pub for lunch. Depending on the weather and inclination, a short walk after.

TA 028 234
Species lists bug list odonta list lepidoptera list plant list bird list general 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 species list is available, either a general list covering all orders, or a list specifically for birds, plants, butterflies, dragonflies or insects. Clicking will open the list in a new browser tab.


External photo albums flickr

Sometimes members will create online photo albums of our excursions. Clicking the camera icon will open this external website in a new browser tab.


Grid references

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

Tuesday evening meetings 2016

Botanical discussion

The venues for our Tuesday evening meetings are somewhat flexible and may be revised if we decide there is a more interesting location to visit. If you are thinking of attending a meeting, do check a few days beforehand to make sure there have been no last-minute changes. (image HK)

Celandine

An early Celandine - Wassand (HK)

Grey Wagtail

Grey Wagtail - Howsham Mill (AG)

Green Carpet Moth

Green Carpet Moth - Welton Dale (JR)

Deadly Nightshade

Deadly Nightshade - Welton Dale (JR)

Lunch time siesta

Lunch break - Waterdale (AC)

The programme for our 2016 meetings may be downloaded in pdf format.