Wednesday 22 December 2021

2021 ANW Christmas Photo-Quiz

Much the same as the quiz at our member's meeting in early December, but this version is all virtual, and has a few bonus questions at the end! 

Each 'question' consists of a 'close-up' of different species - birds, animals, insects, plants, amphibs - they're all here!  All the species have been seen and reported within the Abington parishes during 2021, and all the 'close-ups' are taken from photos posted on the blog this year.

So - How many species can you identify? 

Answers are available at the end of the quiz, and will also be posted on the blog early in the New Year!  Have fun!

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, and a safe, healthy and Happy New Year!
- from the ANW Project Team.

To see a larger view of the 'questions' below, simply click on the 'image' and navigate using the bar at the bottom.

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The Aims of Abington Naturewatch

At their meeting on 9 April 2005 the members approved this revised version of the aims of Abington Naturewatch:

  • To monitor and record the wildlife (fauna & flora) within the borders of the Abingtons;
  • To encourage protection of our wildlife, maintain its quality and foster its diversity;
  • To promote awareness of the richness, potential and problems of the natural environment of the Abingtons;
  • To cooperate in improving access to the local natural environment for the benefit of all Abington villagers.

Pat Daunt, Founder

The organisation is informal and communication is by email if possible; members are notified of events from time to time. Contact details are maintained by a small "project team". There is currently no membership fee as costs are covered by voluntary contributions at events.

Members are encouraged to report notable sightings of flora and fauna within the Abingtons to the appropriate sector coordinator and an illustrated record is published annually.

A map of the area covered, with some features noted, is available here:>

For more information or to join, please contact David Farrant on (01223) 892871.

Contributions to our records should be sent to sector contacts or either of the above. Photographs may also be submitted to Andy Merryweather (