Newsletters (members only)

As a member you may download the latest newsletters.  If you are expecting to receive a paper copy and have not done so then please contact our Membership Secretary at: cleybcmembership@gmail.com

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All newsletters include a review of birds seen during the previous 4 months, a brief review of other interesting sightings in the rest of Norfolk and Cley Eye containing notes, news and comments.

Newsletter 109 - Autumn 2017

Another very full newsletter. Besides the usual comprehensive round up this edition iists sightings of some of Norfolk's best birds from July to October. An article details how in October we remembered with great affection the life of Richard Richardson, such a familar figure on East Bank for so long and someone who helped so many young birdwatchers. This issue also concentrates on the long and incredible history of Blakeney Point along with many oter fascinating articles. Members can download this issue by clicking Newsletter 109

Newsletter 108 - Summer 2017

Yet another bumper issue including news of planned events remembering Richard Richardson in October, 40 years on from his death. The winter indoor meetings timetable is also included along with articles on Swifts and Great Egrets in the area.  More conservation issues are covered including some close to home. Members can download this issue by clicking Newsletter 108

Newsletter 107 - Spring 2017

A bumper issue filled with information. The regular news is complemented with a wide range of articles perhaps the most significant of which concerns the horrifying illegal bird trapping and hunting in Malta which, sadly, occurs just as prolifically in  Cyprus. If this article inspires people to contact their MEPs then the more the merrier. The bigger the voice of outrage the more likely something will finally be done about it. Members can download this issue by clicking Newsletter 107

Newsletter 106 - Autumn 2016

Another great newsletter.  Alongside the regular news, this edition features the breeding report for Cley Marshes 2016. There is the latest news from Cley Eye and a new, to be regular, article on Moths and other fauna, as well as many other interesting articles. Members can download this by clicking Newsletter 106

Newsletter 105 - Summer2016

All the regular news once again plus a report on the wonderful Anniversary Celebration at Cley Visitor Centre. There are reviews on books for birdwatchers and sad news from France where current conservation enforcement appears to be failing the Goldfinch due to illegal trapping. Of course, there's lots more!
Members can download this by clicking Newsletter 105

Newsletter 104 - April 2016

The regular news this month is supplemented by articles converning the impact of the rapidly increasing wind farms and the fluctuationg numbers of roosting brent geese. This issue also includes the second part of Cley Square site names along Blakeney Point along with many other interesting articles.
Members can download this by clicking Newsletter 104

Newsletter 103 - November 2015

Another packed newsletter! Alongside the regular news, this edition features the breeding report for Cley Square 2015. There is the layest news from Cley Eye and a discussion on digital bird recording along with many other interesting articles. Members can download this by clicking Newsletter 103

Newsletter 102 - July 2015

In this edition - the opening by Sir David Attenborough of the Simon Aspinall Wildlife Education Centre & the new part of the reserve - Focus on Walsey Hills and the work of The Norfolk Ornithologists’ Association. Members can download this by clicking Newsletter 102

Newsletter 101 - April 2015

In this edition - Learning from the environment - Passing on a passion for wildlife - The Simon Aspinall Wildlife Education Centre & Cley Reserve news - What future for our coastal marshes? - & the latest Cley Square bird news. Members can download this by clicking Newsletter 101.

Newsletter 100 - November 2014

This is a  bumper edition celebrating the 100th issue. Inside you'll find Cley Reserve's and Kelling Heath's Breeding Reports for 2014 and an article celebrates our Newsletter reaching 100. There is an obituary for our founder member, Peter Gooden and a study of the effects of light pollution on birds. The sad story of the Stody Buzzards is also related and, of course, there are also all the normal articles.  Members can download this by clicking Newsletter 100

Newsletter 99 - July 2014

In this edition you will find the 2013 Kelling Water Meadow and Weybourne report, a report of birds breeding at Bayfield 1998-2012, and articles on ringed Stonechats of Kelling Heath and ringed Blackbirds in Holt, as well as all the normal articles.  Members can download this by clicking Newsletter 99.

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Newsletter 98 - March 2014

As well as the normal features, this newsletter contains an update on the December storm surge which hit the Cley Square coast and a report on the breeding birds of Kelling Heath. Members can download this by clicking Newsletter 98

Newsletter 97 - November 2013

Our editor, Tom Green has continued to evolve our new look newsletter. This issue is full of fascinating facts, news and articles. We hope that you enjoy it!

Members can download this by clicking Newsletter 97


Newsletter 96 - July 2013

As you may have heard, we have a new editor, Tom Green.  He has many ideas on changes to the newsletter and you will see some changes to the format in this edition but still with the regular articles.  In addition to those stated above this newsletter contains an article by Eddie Stubbing, former warden of Blakeney Point, who has now moved to Skomer and a couple of book reviews.

Members can download this by clicking Newsletter 96

Newsletter 95 - March 2013

Other articles include:
•Cley Square Review 2012 - Pat & David Wileman
•Weybourne Camp & Kelling Water Meadow 2012 - Moss Taylor (the full report is available on the Breeding page of this website)

Members can download this by clicking Newsletter 95
 

Newsletter 94 - November 2012

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Newsletter 93 - July 2012

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Newsletter 92 - March 2012

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Newsletter 91 - November 2011

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Members can download this by clicking Newsletter 91