Looking at the Countryside – June 16th 2017

11 people met at Shide Chalkpit, Newport, for a walk led by Hugh & Margaret Walding.  (more…)

Bird Meeting, 25th June 2017 at Mersley Farm

Nine members met at The Garlic Farm on a lovely but windy morning. A Turtle Dove was seen and heard last year  and they have been heard in the vicinity in recent years however, (more…)

Go Wild in Parkhurst Forest – 7th Annual IW BioBlitz

This Friday 2nd June sees the 7th Annual BioBlitz being held this year in Parkhurst Forest, Newport 10 – 4pm and brings amateur and specialist wildlife spotters together to record our treasured natural heritage. (more…)

Bird Meeting at Merstone, 20th May 2017

Seven members met at the old railway station at Merstone for a walk to Horringford and led by Anthea Blackwell. It rained briefly at the beginning but it soon turned into a lovely morning. As expected we saw farmland and hedgerow birds with some migrants nesting. As the leaf cover was very dense (more…)

IWNHAS visit to Lee Farm, Wellow, Wednesday 3rd May 2017

13 members met at Lee Farm, Wellow, the home of Steve and Jill Cowley since the 1950s (more…)

Wight Swifts needs your help

Wight Swifts is a new group set up on Facebook by Jim Baldwin – our IW British Trust for Ornithology Officer. (more…)


This month iWatch Wildlife are asking for records of the magnificent Stag Beetle (Lucans cervus)

Stag beetles live in woodland edges, hedgerows, traditional orchards, parks and gardens throughout Western Europe including Britain (more…)

West High Down, 29th April 2017

12 members met at the chalkpit car park in Totland for a walk led by Nicky Falconar on West High Down on a cloudy and rather windy morning. We were hoping for some migrants (more…)

Notice of Rev Fox geology events

Seats are limited for this special event


Meeting at Lee Farm, 3rd May NEW INFORMATION

The grid reference for the meeting should read SZ383887. We are invited to bring a picnic lunch. Jill Cowley will provide tea/coffee.