SJ8609 : Belvide Reservoir: ringing hut

taken 4 years ago, near to Kiddemore Green, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Belvide Reservoir: ringing hut
Belvide Reservoir: ringing hut
Plaque names it as the Gladys Chappell Ringing Base.
Belvide Reservoir :: SJ8610
Belvide is a 180-acre canal feeder reservoir constructed in 1834 to supply the nearby Shropshire Union Canal. Birdwatching interest in the site did not awaken until the 1920s, but it is now regarded as one of the top sites in the Midlands. Owned by the Canal & Rivers Trust (formerly British Waterways), the site is leased to and managed by the West Midland Bird Club. It is scheduled as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) under the stewardship of Natural England. Integral to the reserve is a 3 ha tract of broad-leaved woodland which is owned by the Club.

Websites:
West Midland Bird Club LinkExternal link
Belvide News LinkExternal link
Daily bird sightings LinkExternal link

***Access to the site is restricted to members and permit holders of the West Midland Bird Club***
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SJ8609, 34 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 November, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 21 November, 2015
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure 
Near (from Tags)
Belvide Reservoir 
Primary Subject of Photo
Hut 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8657 0984 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:41.1649N 2:12.0067W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 86564 09843
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Ringing Hut  Bird Ringing 

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