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.



Forthcoming Events:

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

24 October: Drakelow NR.   A38, turn off to Walton on Trent. Cross the river, at junction turn left, then bear left to power station and reserve entrance, (SK229191).


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.

21 November,   Wildlife Gardening,   Nick Brown.

 Waxwings in Ilkeston 4 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

                    Little Owl in Shipley Park