This Blog covers nature sightings and related news in the Calderdale area.
It includes all groups - Plants, animals and fungi with links to specialist sites.
Anyone wishing to become a member of this Blog and post sightings please contact us.
If you would like to join the Halifax Scientific Society either email me or come along to the next meeting.
All welcome:
Please contact us about any sensitive records before posting on the blog


Halifax Scientific Society

Indoor meetings and talks

 Talks suspended until further notice due to Covid

Held at the Imperial Crown Hotel, Horton St. Halifax.
They start at 7.15pm.
Talks are on the second Tuesday of each month.
There is a collection to offset our expenses.


Led by experienced naturalists
Whilst every care is taken to minimise hazards,
 participants join at their own risk.
The walks vary in length and difficulty.
Wear strong footwear.
Please bring a packed lunch and a drink for all walks.
Donations are welcomed to offset expenses.

All interested individuals are welcomed,
no scientific background or qualifications are required;
just interest and an inquiring mind.

To join us please contact:

Laurence Sutton
07880 721330

Annual Subscription £15
(under 18s £5, under 10s free) due January
Join from October free until January


Birds and Mammals: David J Sutcliffe
Butterflies and Moths: Andrew Cockroft
Fungi: Michael Sykes, Peachysteve, Sarah Flood
Galls: Charles Flynn
Plants: Peachysteve
Reptiles and Amphibians: Steve Blacksmith, Charlotte Weightman
Spiders: Bruce Hoyle, Julian Birkhead