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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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Roger Butterfield Jul 20
Broad-leaved Helleborine (Epipactis helleborine) flowering near in Sheffield. It's the first I've seen at this location for several years.
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Sorby Nat His Soc Jul 19
There were hundreds around Ughill last Sunday.
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Sorby Nat His Soc Jul 19
There seems to be a lot of them about at the moment!
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Roger Butterfield Jul 18
Essex Skipper photographed this lunchtime at Tank Row, Barnsley. Thanks to Derek Whiteley of for identifying it.
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Chris Knight Jul 14
New colony of found in Thrintoft... and amazingly, one seen at eye level!
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Barnsley Nats Jul 13
Looking forward to recording invertebrates on our field visit down Silkstone waggonway tomorrow. No doubt looking at plants etc too: . 10am start near Pot House Hamlet.
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Sorby Nat His Soc Jul 13
Derek Whiteley may be able to help you. Please send your photo to him at invertebrates@sorby.org.uk
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Sorby Nat His Soc Jul 13
Replying to @bobtyb @listairmclean
may be able to help you.
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NHM Coleoptera Jul 12
This week we collated the 1,000th published paper based on the Coleoptera collections since 2015! That's a citation of our Collections almost every day! Thanks to all our community for keeping our collection at the forefront!
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Sorby Nat His Soc Jul 13
Monkeyflower was one the plant species recorded during our field meeting at Dunford Bridge on Wednesday.
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Walkley Wildlife Jul 12
This Holly Blue stopped off in our garden for a lap at some moist bark chips. Also had 2x Ringlet, 5x Small White, 3x Large White, 1x Speckled Wood, 1x Comma, 1x S Tortoishell, 1x M Brown (max no. seen at once, iRecorded 😀).
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Roger Butterfield Jul 10
Broad-leaved Helleborine (Epipactis helleborine) flowering on the roadside in Barnsley, South Yorkshire.
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Ale Ambler Jul 8
This small heath at Wharncliffe Chase was just one of 16 separate butterfly species I saw this week around Sheffield & Barnsley
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Roger Butterfield Jul 8
I've been trying to get hold of a copy of David Lack's 1956 book "Swifts in a Tower" for many years. I've just taken delivery of the updated 2018 edition, published with support from . Looks like a fascinating read!
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Adrian Middleton Jul 7
National Trust buys two wildflower sites in Peak District
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Adrian Middleton Jul 5
Identified in 1861 by Henry Clifton Sorby (in chalk) and GC Wallich (in ocean 'ooze') and the cause of a running controversy between them.
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Hope Parish Wildlife Jul 5
The incredibly dry conditions here in the Hope valley are challenging for the creatures that live below ground & there have been sightings, like this one, of moles searching for food on the surface. Tough times for the mole ( & rare opportunities to glimpse this engaging mammal)
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Hope Parish Wildlife Jul 5
We have very few nesting swifts in Hope Parish, so let us know if you see one ! Nearby Hathersage, on the other hand, is a swift hot-spot and a joy to stroll around on a summer's evening when screaming parties of swifts are zooming over the houses.
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Back from the Brink Jul 2
The Yellowhammer - our species for the week. Their call is very distinctive and fun – with a resounding end note that makes them sound like they are singing “little bit of bread and no cheeeeeeeeeeeeese”! ?...
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Walkley Wildlife Jul 2
Another very fresh Southern Hawker (Aeshna cyanea) spent several hours hardening up before taking its maiden flight. We also had a male Common Darter flitting about briefly & are now up to 6 odonates in our garden
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