Manx BirdLife – website maintenance

Some system maintenance is being carried out to the Manx BirdLife website currently. If all goes well, it will be completed within the next few days.

As a result of the maintenance work, there is a slight delay in adding observations and photographs sent in.

Please do continue to send in your sightings and photos using the usual form.

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Film screening of “The Isle of Man – A natural World“

The Isle of Man - A Natural World. A film - presented by Chris Sharpe

The Isle of Man – A Natural World. A film – presented by Chris Sharpe

 
What:  Film screening of “The Isle of Man- A natural World “, the Manx BirdLife wildlife documentary
When: Friday, 24th of October 2014 at  7.30pm
Where: St James Dalby
Admission: £12.50 includes supper (veggie option available.). Please bring your own wine / beer. 
Special raffle:  in support of the work of the Manx registered charity: Manx Bird Life.
To book: Call Gilly on 844031,  

On Friday 24th of October there will be a special film screening at 7.30pm at St James Dalby, to promote the DVD by Manx BirdLife: “The Isle of Man- A natural World “. From the comfort of our chairs, with a hot pot supper and rhubarb crumble to follow, we’ll get to see the wide range of wildlife that choose our seas, glens and hills to be their Island home. Come and join us as local naturalist Chris Sharpe offers us an insiders year-round view of our beautiful haven. With the luxury of watching anything from the majestic basking sharks, or guillemots and razor bills on our shores, to the choughs on the coast and hen harriers as they glide over our moorland. This is a DVD that features all aspects of our Islands wildlife and offers us an insight into the natural world on our back doorstep!

All proceeds from the admission go towards the new Breast Care Unit at Nobles Hospital and the Manx overseas charity School for Uganda as well as St James Church & Restoration fund.

Copies of the DVD are available at local bookshops across the Island or online at:

http://www.dukevideo.com/prd8021/The-Isle-of-Man-a-Natural-World-DVD

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Week ending 5th October 2014 – birds seen on the Isle of Man

For full details of the sightings during week ending 5th October, click here.

They can also be seen by clicking on ‘RECENT REPORTS’ at the top of the screen, go down to ‘October’, then clicking on ‘5th‘.

Calf of Man sightings for the week to be added when they are available.

The total number of species reported in 2014 by the end of this week remains at 168, as no new species were reporting this week. See here for the full list of what has been reported. If you see a species that has not yet been reported this year, please do tell us about it using the usual form.

Many thanks for the all the observations and photos sent in. Please continue to send in your observations and photographs using this form.

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Manx bird reports, week ending 28th September 2014

For full details of the sightings during week ending 28th September, click here.

They can also be seen by clicking on ‘RECENT REPORTS’ at the top of the screen, go down to ‘September’, then clicking on ‘28th‘.

Observations from the Calf of Man for week ending 28th September are available here.

The total number of species reported in 2014 by the end of this week was 168. One new species was reported this week: a Yellow-browed Warbler on the Calf of Man. See here for the full list of what has been reported. If you see a species that has not yet been reported this year, please do tell us about it using the usual form.

Many thanks for the all the observations and photos sent in. Please continue to send in your observations and photographs using this form.

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Manx BirdLife newsletter ‘The Shearwater’ – issue no. 6 now added to archive

Manx BirdLife’s newsletter ‘The Shearwater’ was emailed to over 500 people on 14th September. It has now been added to the Newsletter Archive here on the Manx BirdLife website. If you didn’t see it, please follow this link.

If you want to receive future Manx BirdLife newsletters as soon as they are published please fill in your name and email address in the fields under ‘Join Manx BirdLife mailing list’ on the right of the screen and click on ‘Subscribe’.

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