Shropshire

John Arnfield (South Shropshire) and Claire Backshall (North Shropshire)
John 01694 724170 arnfield.2@osu.edu
Claire 01691 671054 c_backshall@hotmail.com

Upcoming Activities

Thu 18th Feb 2016
Rhydycroesau Village Hall ,
Oswestry
Claire will be talking to Rhydycroesau & District Gardening Club about GBW
Wed 09th Mar 2016
Cockshutt Millennium Hall,
Cockshutt
Claire will be talking to Cockshutt WI about Feeding and Attracting Garden Birds
Tue 05th Apr 2016
Longden School,
Shrewsbury
John will be talking to Annscroft & District WI about GBW
Mon 22nd Aug 2016
Methodist Hall ,
Church Stretton
John will be talking to Shropshire Ornithological Society about Birds in Shropshire Gardens

Articles

John also writes a regular monthly article for the local magazine, Stretton Focus, entitled 'Birdlife in your Garden'. See previous articles below.

Help needed!

If you can help distribute BTO Garden BirdWatch guides and leaflets then please get in touch!

Selected previous activities

-Talk: Jan 2016,  Smethcott WI
-Talk: Nov 2015,  Shropshire Wildlife Trust Oswestry Group
-Talk: Nov 2015,  Pulverbatch WI
-Talk: Oct 2015,  Fitz Friendship Group
-Talk: Oct 2015,  Whittington WI
-Talk: Oct 2015,  Age Concern Daycare Centre
-Talk: Aug 2015,  Hodnet WI
-Talk: Jul 2015,  Nobold WI
-Talk: Jul 2015,  Leighton and Eaton Constantine WI
-Talk: Jul 2015,  Chirbury WI
-Talk: Apr 2015,  Staffordshire Wildlife Trust
-Talk: Mar 2015,  Great Ness WI
-Talk: Mar 2015,  Meole Brace Garden and Allotment Club
-Talk: Mar 2015,  Seven Oaks Holiday Home Park
-Talk: Mar 2015,  Lyneal cum Colemere WI
-Talk: Feb 2015,  Montgomeryshire WT Welshpool
-Talk: Feb 2015,  Prees WI
-Talk: Feb 2015,  Munslow Women’s Institute
-Talk: Jan 2015,  Criftins WI
- Talk: Jan 2015, Llansilin WI
- Talk: Dec 2014, Pontesbury WI
- Event: Sept 2014, MereFest Cresmorne Gardens
- Talk: Sept 2014, St Laurance’s CAMEO
- Event: Aug 2014, Oswestry Show
- Talk: July 2014, Hyssington Friendship Club
- Talk: July 2014, Lea Cross WI
- Talk: June 2014, Bicton and Oxon WI
- Event: May 2014, Gardening for Wildlife event
- Event: March 2014, BTO/SOS Joint Conference
 

John Arnfield's selected previous articles

 Oct 2015: Green Woodpecker (904.47 KB)

 Aug 2015: 20 years of GBW (1.02 MB)

 June 2015: House Martins (920.44 KB)

 April 2015: Magpie (860.96 KB)

 Feb 2015: Lesser Redpoll (826.19 KB)

 December 2014: Food and water for birds (795.39 KB)

 October 2014: Preparing your garden for winter (931.6 KB)

- August 2014: Window strikes
- June 2014: Great Tit
- April 2014: Nests
- Feb 2014: Coal Tit
- Dec 2013: Birds and berries
- Nov 2013: Great Spotted Woodpecker
- Oct 2013: Collared Dove
- Sept 2013: Nestboxes
- Aug 2013:Swifts
- July 2013: Birdsong 2
- June 2013: Birdsong 1
- May 2013: Swallow
- Apr 2013: Grey squirrel
- Mar 2013: Bullfinch
- Feb 2013: Waxwing
- Jan 2013: autumn and winter visitors

 

All of John's articles are published in Stretton Focus magazine.