North-East Scotland

North-East Scotland branch

King Eider © Nick Picozzi

King Eider © Nick Picozzi

 

Evening talks programme

Venue:

Sportsman’s Club, 11 Queen’s Rd, Aberdeen (click here for a map of the venue and surrounding area).

When:

The following Mondays at 7.30pm:

Details of next season’s branch talks will be added in due course.

Contact:

John Wills
01467 651296

 

Branch outings

No outings currently planned. Any updates will be available on the SOC website.

Contact:

John Wills (as above)

 

About the branch

Branch committee

Secretary:

John Wills , Bilbo, Monymusk, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 7HA. Tel 01467 651296

Chair:

Jenny Weston

Treasurer

Graham Cooper

Committee member and Talks Programme Organiser:

Jenny Weston

Committee Members :

Brian Pirie, Eric Meek, Danny Heptinstall & Hugh Addlesee

Committee member & representative of the branch on SOC Council:

Alan Knox

North-East Scotland recorder:

Nick Littlewood

 

Useful information:

North-East Scotland branch Newsletter

A new development for the branch- keep abreast of the latest news, events and activities

 

Birdwatching in the area

Birding Guide to North-East ScotlandBirding Guide to North-East Scotland

North-East Scotland is often overlooked by birdwatchers. Yet just a very brief visit reveals an incredibly rich area for birds and even those living and working here may not know some of the more hidden sites. Over 150 species are known to nest, and regular winter and passage visitors and vagrants bring the total to 387. This detailed illustrated guide shows how to find birds and other wildlife at many sites and contains a full checklist of birds recorded. It is the most comprehensive guide yet published on where to see birds in Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City.

Production of the guide was supported by the local RSPB team, Aberdeenshire Council and via the SOC’s ‘Birds of Scotland Fund’http://www.the-soc.org.uk/publications/publication-grants/

To order your copy, please send a cheque for £7.50 per copy + £2 p+p made payable to ‘Aberdeen and District RSPB Group’, to M. Sullivan, 29 Earlswells Rd, Cults, Aberdeen AB15 9NY
or contact Mark at geolbird_abz@btinternet.com .

Click here for our guide to Birdwatching the Ythan Estuary

Visit the RSPB’s Loch of Strathbeg nature reserve website http://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/l/lochofstrathbeg/about.aspx

Bird recording in this area

Visit the North-East Scotland recording area page for details of the latest bird reports, back issues, species considered locally and for Local Recorder contact information.

The Breeding Birds of North-East ScotlandBB-NEast

Click here to read about the recent atlas, which covers Moray, Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City.

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