Orkney branch


Yesnaby in a storm © Eric Meek

Evening talks programme


St Magnus Centre, Kirkwall at 7.30pm


The following Thursdays at 7.30pm.

09 Oct  2014        Sarah Hoy – The effects of Goshawk colonisation on Tawny Owls in Kielder Forest

06 Nov 2014        Derek McGinn – Sea to summit

05 Feb 2015        Mark Newell – Seabird studies on the Isle of May:  Spreading our wings after 40 years

05 Mar 2015       John Calladine – Breeding waders of the Uist machair: Land use and predators, past, present and future


Colin Corse
01856 874484

Branch outings

No outings planned


Colin Corse
01856 874484


About the branch

Branch committee:

Secretary and representative of the branch on SOC Council:

Colin Corse, Garrisdale, Lynnpark Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1SL, Tel 01856 874484


Stuart Williams

Orkney recorder:

Jim Williams


Useful information:

Birdwatching in Orkney

Click here for our guide to Birding North Ronaldsay

Bird recording in Orkney

Visit the Orkney 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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