Borders

Borders branch

Kingfisher © Graham Pyatt

Kingfisher © Graham Pyatt

 

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 Ray, details below) if you would like to join our mailing list to receive email updates of forthcoming talks and outings.

Evening talks programme

Venue:

Scott Room, George & Abbotsford Hotel, High Street, Melrose, TD6 9PD

 

When:

The following Monday evenings at 7.30pm*

08 Sep 2014        Sonja Ludwig – Seven years into the Langholm Moor Demonstration Project

13 Oct 2014         Gordon Riddle – Isle of Canna

10 Nov 2014        Jenny Lennon – Aberdeen Red Kites: Past, present and future

08 Dec 2014        Members’ Night

21 Jan* 2015        Lisa Cole – NTS St Abb‘s Head NNR (NB: Wednesday, joint with RSPB, Corn Exchange, Melrose, 1930 hrs)

09 Feb 2015        Ian Thomson – Shotguns & Short-toed Eagles: Birding on the island of Malta

09 Mar 2015       Peter Mawby – Dippers: A much loved bird at risk?

13 Apr 2015        AGM & Social Evening

 

Contact:

Neil Stratton

01573 450695

 

Branch outings

None planned.

Contact:

Ray Murray

01721 730677

 

About the branch

Branch committee

Secretary:

Neil Stratton, Heiton Mains, Heiton, Kelson, TD5 8JR

Chair:

Malcolm Henderson

Treasurer:

David Parkinson

Committee members:

Malcolm Ross

Committee member and representative of branch on SOC Council:

Ray Murray

Borders recorder:

Ray Murray

 

Useful information:

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

Image to go alongside SE Scotland Atlas infoLothian 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 bordersbirdnews-subscribe@yahoogroups.co.uk

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