Monthly Archives: April 2015

Sheffield’s peregrines

The peregrines, over the road at St Georges Church, are back and have laid 4 eggs.

Spy on them on the webcam – http://peregrine.group.shef.ac.uk/peregrines/

Weston Park Museum – Bird walk and talk

This Saturday 11th April.

Walk=8-10am (Need to book – email learning@museums-sheffield.org.uk)

Join David Wood, Chair of the Sheffield Bird Study Group, for a guided walk around the parks near the museum looking and listening for local birds and spring migrants as the breeding season gets under way.

http://www.museums-sheffield.org.uk/whats-on/events/2015/4/bird-walk

Talk= 1:00pm – 1:45pm (No need to book)
David Wood, Chair of the Sheffield Bird Study Group, talks about the Group’s new breeding bird atlas which has inspired the new Over South Yorkshire Skylines display at Weston Park.

“For anyone interested in birds in the Sheffield area the book is an absolute must.”
Birdwatch magazine (September 2014).

http://www.museums-sheffield.org.uk/whats-on/events/2015/4/lunchtime-talk-breeding-birds-of-sheffield

Welcome to Michelle and Paul

Welcome to Michelle King and Paul Parsons, our new Facility-supported visitors, who have started in the lab today.

Michelle joins us from BAS and will work under Maria-Elena’s guidance performing AFLP on limpets, and Paul will be creating a new microsatellite marker set for sweat bees with Gavs help.