Welcome to the Shipley Birdwatchers web site - we are based in Ilkeston, Derbyshire. If you are interested in wildlife why not come along and enjoy bird and wildlife talks and our local wildlife walks.

 Waxwings in Ilkeston 4 Jan 2017

Forthcoming Events:

Tuesday Morning Walks: meet at 10am, leisurely walks, approx 2 hours.

11 April,  Willington Gravel Pits,   Park at reserve entrance.

Indoor Meetings: Between September and April we meet at Pewit Golf Club, West End Drive, Ilkeston (past the Sports Centre, it is at the end on the right). Meetings begin at 7.30pm. Members £2, None members £3.

18 April,   Bird Recognition,   Nigel Slater


                Little Owl, Shipley Park 18 Jan 2017

Please note: Participation in club activities are undertaken at your own risk. We do not have a qualified first-aider.

Please send your Shipley Park records - birds, insects, mammals, plants - to the email address below:

Contact  mail@shipleybirdwatchers.co.uk