Notice of a Meeting of all Members

Wednesday 7th February at 7.30pm

at the Mulberry Suite, Brighouse Sixth Form College HD6 1AY

Cromwell Bottom Wildlife Group hereby give notice of a Meeting of all Members to be held on Wednesday 7th February at the Mulberry Suite, Brighouse High School HD6 1AY at 7.30pm

The terms of the resolution to be proposed are as follows:

That the current Unincorporated Group called Cromwell Bottom Wildlife Group is dissolved and that all of its assets are transferred to the newly formed Charitable Incorporated Organisation called Cromwell Bottom Wildlife Group whose Charity Registration number is 1176233

The decision on the resolution must be confirmed by a two-thirds majority of those present and voting.

Prior to the vote the Committee will outline the reasons for proposing the resolution and then be available to answer any questions.

We hope you are able to attend.

Allan Wolfenden. Chairperson CBWG


A Wildlife photography competition for members. Please click here for details.

Sunday, 15 June 2014

June 14th Work Party - the moths

On a quite overcast morning there were plenty of moths to keep my camera busy but practically no butterflies. This Shaded Broad-bar was a highlight for me, it's not one I ever see closer to home.

Celypha lacunana can always be relied on to put in an appearance. This one was in the car parking area.

There were good number of Yellow Shell through out the meadow, this one resting characteristically upside down.

Another upside downer was this Chrysoteuchia culmella - one of several grass moth species on the reserve.

Last and certainly least is this primitive Micropterix aruncella which has functioning jaws which enable it to eat pollen. As is often the case they face away from the camera on close approach so it's mouth parts aren't visible here. It's forewing can be as small as two and a half millimetres!

I was so engrossed with the moths I actually forgot to do any work - apologies to all concerned! Also thanks to Graham for the lift there.


AndyC said...

Nice selection and very clear photos,,If anyone wants to run the trap next Saturday night at CB I can lend you the generator and the trap.I can join in later but I am doing a Ghost Moth walk with Hugh in Bradford that evening...

gwh said...

Thanks for the offer Andy but we have too much on that day it would be nice but one too many i think . yours Graham