Dumfries branch

Goosander © Edmund Fellowes

Goosander © Edmund Fellowes

Evening talks programme


Cumberland St Day Centre, Dumfries (off Brooms Rd Car Park), DG1 2JX (click here for a map of the venue and surrounding area).

SOC Dumfries Branch – Northumberland Trip – April 2016

SOC Dumfries Branch – Northumberland Trip – April 2016


On the following Wednesdays at 7.30pm:

13 Sep 2017    Edmund Fellowes – From Isle of May to Bardsey

11 Oct 2017     *Change to advertised subject* Peter Mawby – Watching and wondering

8 Nov 2017      Richard Mearns – Jack Gordon’s Birds of Wigtownshire 1895–1935

13 Dec 2017    Jeremy Brock – Overland to the Caucasus for birds

10 Jan 2018     Brian Morrell – More incredible journeys

14 Feb 2018    Brian Minshull – (Stalking) Scotland’s Bean Geese

14 Mar 2018     David Jardine – Three Craws Sat Upon a Wa’

11 Apr 2018     AGM & Ian Bainbridge – Shorebirds of the Solway coast


Lesley Creamer, Braeside, Virginhall, Thornhill, DG3 4AD, 01848 330821

Branch outings:

Details will be added shortly.


Lesley Creamer, 01848 330821


About the branch

Look Out Tower – Holy Island, Branch outing to Northumberland April 2016

Look Out Tower – Holy Island, Branch outing to Northumberland April 2016

Branch committee


Lesley Creamer, Tel 01848 330821


Brian Smith


Alex Banwell

Committee members:

Christine Dudgeon, Drew Davidson, Edmund Fellowes and Robin Thomson

Representative on SOC Council:

Lesley Creamer

Dumfries and Galloway recorder:

Paul Collin




Dumfries branch activities and communications

Talk reminders:

Members are emailed a reminder about forthcoming talks with more information on the speaker and subject where possible, usually a week or so in advance of the meeting. If you don’t already receive these alerts and would like to, please contact SOC Headquarters.

Forums/News group:

Dumfries and Galloway Birding (Yahoo) groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/dumfriesandgallowaybirding 

Nearby branches of the SOC

Find out more about Stewartry branch Visit the West Galloway branch page


Birdwatching in Dumfriesbirdwatching-in-dumfries-and-galloway-4th-edition-guide

Click here for a guide of recommended sites to visit and to download a free, full-colour birdwatching guide produced by D&G Council Ranger Service. Or pick up your copy of the guide at evening meetings, for a suggested donation of 50p, while stocks last.


Bird recording in this area

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

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