The Borders branch of the SOC holds a varied range of talks & presentations on a monthly basis throughout the winter and spring. Get in touch with us (by contacting Neil, details below) if you would like to join our mailing list to receive email updates of forthcoming talks and outings.
Evening talks programme
Scott Room, George & Abbotsford Hotel, High Street, Melrose, TD6 9PD (click here for a map of the venue and surrounding area).
The following Monday evenings at 7.30pm:
That’s the end of this season’s programme of branch talks – next season’s will be added in due course!
Sat 23 April 2016- Burnmouth to Eyemouth path for seabird return. Meet at 10.00am at Burnmouth old school (NT954611)
Sat 14 May 2016 – The Hirsel for dawn chorus. Meet at 4.30am at Dundock Wood car park (NT818400)
Sat 4 Jun 2016 – River Tweed walk. Meet at 9.00am at Sprouston
Wed 15 Jun 2016- Coquet Island and Northumberland coast. Meet at 9.00am at East Ord car park adjacent to A1 roundabout (NT976516)
About the branch
Neil Stratton, Heiton Mains, Heiton, Kelson, TD5 8JR
Committee member and representative of branch on SOC Council:
Birdwatching in the area
Click here for a guide of recommended sites to visit in the Borders and to download the branches’ free, full-colour birdwatching guide to the area.
Click here for our guide to Birdwatching on the Berwickshire coast
Bird recording in the area
Visit the Borders recording area page for details of the latest bird report, back issues, species considered locally and for Local Recorder contact information.
South-East Scotland Bird Atlas
Lothian and Borders regions have joined forces to run a local Bird Atlas project in parallel with the national 2007-11 Bird Atlas. For more details, including information on how to take part and preliminary species maps, see the South-East Scotland Bird Atlas website at www.the-soc.org.uk/se-atlas.
Borders Bird News
Join our email newsgroup http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/bordersbirdnews/?tab=s to keep up with the latest sightings and to make general comments and observations. To subscribe to the list please email email@example.com