Settle in for an evening with Laurie Campbell, award-winning nature photographer, as he returns to present his very best images from the past year…
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from THE SOC
18 January 2016
Take part in a one-day nature photography workshop with Scotland’s first freelance professional nature photographer, winner of many awards and author of several books; Laurie Campbell.
13 January 2016
The ‘Birds of Caithness’ DVD was published in December 2015 by Caithness SOC. It is the distillation of over 200 years of observations documenting the fascinating birdlife of the county. The 458 page document is formatted to allow for viewing either as double-page spreads on the web or as high-resolution pdfs. The project started in 2007, […]
01 October 2015
Our beautiful HQ was officially opened on 1st October 2005 by Magnus Magnusson. Since then it has become a favourite spot with bird lovers, art aficionados and book enthusiasts across the Lothians and beyond…
Find out more about this exciting project, part-supported by the SOC, satellite tagging young kestrel, part of an on-going study to try and find out why the species has declined so rapidly in Scotland…
27 July 2015
The Club is looking to digitise its archive of ‘Scottish Bird News’ magazine to make the material widely available online (via the Biodiversity Heritage Library)…
15 July 2015
A table of some early arrival dates for summer migrants in Scotland is available to view online. Compiled by Angus Murray of Birdline Scotland, the online table is a useful tool in allowing comparisons between years.
19 June 2015
Establishing a shared understanding of predator-prey interactions involving wild birds in Scotland…
07 June 2015
The EBP project is a new initiative of the European Bird Census Council (EBCC) through which European on-line bird recording schemes will collaborate to research European-wide seasonal distributional changes, migratory patterns, and migration timing of birds and to understand how these patterns are changing over time. EBP data for Britain and Ireland come from the BirdTrack project (www.birdtrack.net) which allows birdwatchers to record their observations on-line and to contribute to conservation science.