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News from the Sorby Natural History Society. In 2018 we are celebrating 100 years of studying and recording wildlife in and around the City of Sheffield.
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Sorby Nat His Soc 2h
A fascinating exploration of the world of insect taxonomy.
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Our current programme of events can be viewed on-line at . Full details of each activity is given in our monthly newsletter.
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BBCT Oct 15
We had a fantastic response to our first photography competition & would like to thank all the entrants for making it a great success. We have a winner! Huge congratulations to Emma Smith for her winning entry. Read more:
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Sorby Nat His Soc Oct 13
There's some information about recording on our website, but it needs updating. Details of our recording area can be found here:
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Sorby Nat His Soc Oct 12
Black spleenwort seems to be getting quite common in some parts of the city, although this summer's prolonged dry weather may have killed off a few plants.
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Sorby Nat His Soc Oct 12
I believe the "Open Camera" app allows you to stamp location data on photos.
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Simon Rolph Oct 12
This week I 'twitched' a rustyback fern, quite uncommon in but when I saw one on 's twitter feed I had to go check it out!
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Roseanna Burton Oct 12
Today we’re studying Sciomyzidae with 🧐
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Dearne Valley LP Oct 12
Today we’re learning all about a very specific group of insects......the snail killing types! (Sciomyzidae). A great group for assessing wetland quality.
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Sorby Nat His Soc Oct 12
Replying to @simon_rolph
That's just around the corner from where I live!
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Alwyn Craven Oct 11
I have now become addicted to watching this patch of ivy in the garden!
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Ale Ambler Oct 10
Small copper seen today at filter beds off Gilroyd, Barnsley.
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Roger Butterfield Oct 10
I spotted this virtually pristine Small Copper butterfly today on the former pit-heap of Barnsley Main Colliery.
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Sorby Nat His Soc Oct 10
The venue for the moss field meeting on 20th October has been changed from Cutthroat Bridge to Longshaw. Please see our November newsletter for details.
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Sorby Nat His Soc Oct 10
It's hard to be certain from a photograph. Boletus satanus is rare in the UK.
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Roger Butterfield Oct 9
A late afternoon stroll around Bolsterstone and Ewden turned up Small Copper, Painted Lady and Speckled Wood butterflies, plus Brown Hare and Willow Tit.
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Sorby Nat His Soc Oct 9
Hot off the press: our annual journal, featuring one of John Lintin Smith's superb bird photos on the cover.
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Sorby Nat His Soc Oct 9
Ivy flowers are a vital source of nectar for butterflies, bees and hoverflies at this time of year.
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Sorby Nat His Soc Oct 9
Rustyback fern growing outside in Sheffield. A scarce species in our recording area.
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Walkley Wildlife Oct 8
There are lots of fabulous to be seen around 's Strines Reservoir in at the moment 🍄
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