Central Scotland

Central Scotland branch



Evening talks programme

Meetings talk place in Bridge of Allan, on the doorstep of the University of Stirling and students are always very welcome to attend!


The Allan Centre, Fountain Road, Bridge of Allan, FK9 4AT


The following Thursdays at 7.30pm.

06 Nov 2014       ”A Rough Guide to the birds of Perth and Kinross” with Scott Paterson

An introduction to the birds of Perth & Kinross and a look at a few important areas for birds in the county. One or two topical issues will also be on the menu, plus some recent, not so recent and possible future ornithological highlights will wrap things up!

04 Dec 2014        Mark Wilson – Hen Harriers and land uses in Ireland

08 Jan 2015       Gareth Kett – Wildlife conservation in Madagascar

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

05 Mar 2015       Will Cresswell – Our birds in Africa


Neil Bielby

01786 823 830


Branch outings


Neil Bielby

(No outings planned.)


About the branch

Branch committee

Secretary and Treasurer

Neil Bielby, 56 Ochiltree, Dunblane, FK15 0DF, 01786 823 830

Chair and representative of the branch on SOC Council:

Roger Gooch, 01259 742326


John Crook

Committee member:

Philip May, Ken Wilkinson

Upper Forth recorder:

Chris Pendlebury


Useful information:

Birdwatching in the area

Click here for a guide to Birdwatching the Upper Forth

Local social media sites

Facebook: www.facebook.com/UpperForthBirds
Twitter: @UpperForthBirds

The Birds of Clackmannanshire

For the first time ever, the birdlife of Clackmannanshire has been systematically recorded to produce an ornithological atlas for the County. Click here to read more about it.

Bird recording

Visit the Upper Forth recording area page for details of the latest bird report, back issues, species considered locally and for Local Recorder contact information.

Young Birders CTA

Download the young Birder Application form - Word Doc
Download the training course application form - PDF
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