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Bird Clubs and Societies

English Counties M - N

Manchester (Greater)

Greater Manchester Bird Club
Contact: Peter Wolstenholme
Tel: 0161 428 2175
Field trips throughout year and winter indoor meetings. Produce the County Bird Report.

Hale Ornithologists
Contact: Diana Grellier (Sec), 8 Apsley Grove, Bowden, Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 3AH
Tel: 0161 928 9165
Hold both field and indoor meetings every month except August.

Leigh Ornithological Society   Leigh Ornithological Club website
Contact: Full details on website
Society year runs Sep - Apr. Indoor meetings at Derby Room, Leigh Library, 7.30 on selected Fridays. Local and national site visits. Produce Annual Report and bi-monthly newsletter. 100+ members.


Merseyside Naturalists' Association  Norfolk Bird Club
Contact: Full details on website
Birds and also strong interest groups on fungi, moths and botany. Two field meetings a month throughout year, and lectures in winter months. Annual newsletter.


Nar Valley Ornithological Society
Contact: Mr Ian Black, Three Chimneys, Tumbler Hill, Swaffham, Norfolk PE37 7JG
Tel: 01760 724092   email: Ian Black
Active society involved with census work over a large area of inland Norfolk. Produce an annual report. Meetings held on the last Tuesday of each month in Assembly Rooms, Swaffham.

Norfolk Bird Club  Norfolk Bird Club
Contact: Full details on website.
Hold indoor meetings with guest speakers and weekend field trips, both in the county and further afield. Quarterly newsletter and annual report. Website has details of meetings, sightings and Norfolk bird list.

Norfolk Ornithologists Association
Contact: Jed Andrews (Holme Warden)
Broadwater Road, Holme-next-the Sea, Hunstanton, Norfolk PE36 6LQ
Tel: 01485 525406
Own and manage several reserves in Norfolk, including Holme NOA reserve (an accredited Bird Observatory). Free entrance to reserves for members, otherwise by day permit. Produce annual report and 2 newsletters. Regular bird ringing demonstrations given.

Daventry Natural History Society
Contact: Mr Leslie Tooby, The Elms, Leamington Road, Long Itchington, Rugby, Warks CV23 8PL
Tel: 0192 681 2269
Monthly meetings (Oct-Mar) and field trips throughout the year.

Northamptonshire Bird Club   Northamptonshire Bird Club
Contact: Full details on website.
The Northamptonshire Bird Club is for people interested in wild birds who live in or near Northamptonshire, England. The club holds monthly meetings which usually consist of an illustrated talk about some aspect of wild birds and birding. In addition we organise field trips to good birding sites and monthly newsletter.


North Northumberland Bird Club   North Northumberland Bird Club
Contact: Full details on website.
A friendly club for anybody living in or visiting north Northumberland who is interested in wild birds, irrespective of level of knowledge, experience or skill. Meetings are held (Sep-Jun) in The Pavilion beneath Bamburgh Castle - see website for full details.

Natural History Society of Northumbria
Contact: David Noble-Rollin, Hancock Museum, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PT
Tel: 0191 232 6386
Lectures in Hancock Museum every Friday Sep-Mar. Field meetings Apr-Oct. Publish the annual Transactions, scientific papers on local natural history, and have a programme of research.

Northumberland & Tyneside Bird Club   Northumberland & Tyneside Bird Club
Contact: Full details on website.
Meetings: Sep-Apr, at 7.00pm on second Thurs. of each month, Lecture Room A002, Ellison Building (Block A), University of Northumbria, Northumberland Road, Newcastle.
The premier bird club in Northumberland (inclusive of Newcastle and North Tyneside districts).
Publications: Birds in Northumbria, the annual bird report for Northumberland; monthly bulletins, breeding &
winter atlas of Northumberland, etc. Local field trips, surveys.


Nottinghamshire Birdwatchers    Nottinghamshire Birdwatchers
Full contact details on website.
The ornithological society for the county of Nottinghamshire and publishes the annual Bird Report. Offers a range of indoor meetings and field trips. Website has a detailed listing of local birdwatching reserves and other good sites.

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