Central Scotland

Central Scotland branch

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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!

Venue:

The Allan Centre, Fountain Road, Bridge of Allan, FK9 4AT (click here to view a map of the venue and surrounding area).

When:

On the following Thursdays at 7.30pm: 

06 Oct 2016
AGM & Iain Malzer – The factors affecting the status of the Bearded Reedling in the Tay Reedbeds

03 Nov 2016        
Ian Poxton – Merlins in the Lammermuir Hills 1984-2014: How birds and fieldworkers get by on heavily-keepered grouse moors!

01 Dec 2016
Amy Challis – Monitoring Scottish raptors

05 Jan 2017
Ray Murray – Twenty years on: The SE Scotland Atlas

02 Feb 2017
Claire Smith – Auk ringing on the Shiant Islands

02 Mar 2017     
John Savory – The Carrifran Wildwood story and colonisation by woodland birds there

Contact:

Neil Bielby

01786 823 830

 

Branch outings

That’s it for the moment- next season’s will be added in due course!

Contact:

Eilidh McNab (Tel: 07738851560 or email eilidh.mcnab@gmail.com)

 

 

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

Vice-chair:

John Crook

Committee member:

Ken Wilkinson, Eilidh McNab

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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