Shropshire

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

Upcoming Activities

Fri 9th Jan 2015 14:30
Shropshire
Claire will be talking to Llansilin WI about 'Why Garden BirdWatchers Matter'
Tue 13th Jan 2015 19:30
Dudleston Heath,
Ellesmere
Claire will be talking to Criftins WI about 'Why Garden BirdWatchers Matter'
Wed 21st Jan 2015 19:30
,
Bishop's Castle
John will be talking at the Bishop's Castle Townhall about 'Birds in Shropshire Gardens'
Thu 12th Feb 2015 19:30
Prees,
Shropshire
Claire will be talking to Prees WI about 'Feeding & Attracting Garden Birds'
Wed 18th Feb 2015 19:30
Welshpool,
Powys
Claire will be talking to Montgomeryshire WT Welshpool Bird Group about 'Why Garden BirdWatchers Matter'
Thu 12th Mar 2015 19:30
Ellesmere ,
Shropshire
Claire will be talking to Lyneal cum Colemere WI about 'Why Garden BirdWatchers Matter'
Thu 19th Mar 2015 19:30
Nesscliffe,
Shropshire
Claire will be talking to Great Ness WI about 'Gardening for Birds'
Fri 10th Apr 2015 19:30
Newcastle-under-Lyme,
Staffordshire
Claire will be talking to Staffordshire Wildlife Trust NW Group about 'Why Garden BirdWatchers Matter'
Wed 1st Jul 2015 19:30
Chirbury,
Shropshire
Claire will be talking to Chirbury WI about 'Gardening for Birds'
Mon 13th Jul 2015 19:30
Shrewsbury
Claire will be talking to Nobold WI about 'Feeding & Attracting Garden Birds'

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

- 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
- Event: Feb 2014, Dorothy Clive Garden ‘Build a Brood a Home’ event
- Talk: Feb 2014, Morville Countryside Club
- Talk: Feb 2014, Pontesbury Women’s Club
- Talk: Feb 2014, Risbury Garden Club
- Event: Dec 2013, Oswestry Library
- Event: Nov 2013, Mammal Society Regional Conference
- Talk: Nov 2013, Shrewsbury Hard of Hearing Group
- Talk: Nov 2013, Ellesmere and District Gardeners’ Club
- Talk: Oct 2013, Clee Hill Community Wildlife Group
- Event: Sept 2013, Moreton Park Garden Centre
- Talk: Sept 2013, All Stretton WI
- Talk: Sept 2013, Hopesay WI
- Event: Aug 2013, Oswestry Showground
- Talk: July 2013, Cleobury Mortimer
- Event: Apr 2013, Hope Bowdler Womens' Institute
- Event: Apr 2013, Moreton Park Garden Centre
- Talk: Mar 2013, Snailbeach WI
- Talk: Feb 2013, Weston Lullingfields WI
- Talk: Feb 2013, Caynham & District Gardening Society
- Talk: Jan 2013, Bridgnorth and District Naturalists' Society
- Talk: Oct 2012, Kinlet Womens' Institute
- Talk: Oct 2012, Wem & District Ladies Probus Club

 

John Arnfield's selected previous articles

- 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
- Dec 2012: flocking
- Nov 2012: cats and garden birds (part two)
- Oct 2012: cats and garden birds (part one)
- Sep 2012: House Sparrow
- Aug 2012: Jackdaw
- July 2012: Tawny Owl
- June 2012: Gardening for birds
- May 2012: Chiffchaff
- Apr 2012: Jay
- Mar 2012: Siskin
- Feb 2012: Woodpigeon
- Jan 2012: About GBW
- Dec 2011: Robin
- Nov 2011: Long-tailed Tit
- Oct 2011: Wren
- Sept 2011: Feeding advice
- Aug 2011: Dunnock
- July 2011: Keeping feathers in tip-top condition
- Jun 2011: Sparrowhawk
- May 2011: Nuthatch
- Apr 2011: Blackbird
- Feb 2011: Blue Tit
Jan 2011: Cosmopolitan visitors to bird tables
Dec 2010: Disease in Greenfinches

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