Evening talks programme
On the following Thursdays at 7.30pm:
06 Oct 2016
Alan Leitch – Whaups R Us
A look at Orkney Curlews in a national and international context, sharing results of a recent colour-ringing project and latest news on ways we are trying to help this threatened species.
Alan has worked for RSPB since 1994 when he carried out Bittern research and also held positions in Aberdeenshire, Argyll and Angus before moving to Orkney in 2007 as warden, since becoming site manager for the Orkney Reserves. Also a member of the Orkney Ringing Group, Alan’s particular interests are in Greylag Geese, Black Guillemot, Curlew and Twite during his time on Orkney.
03 Nov 2016
Peter Mawby – Dippers
09 Feb 2017
Marianna Chimienti – How do I catch my fish? Multiscale foraging strategies in seabirds
09 Mar 2017
AGM & Bob Swann – Red-breasted Geese in Bulgaria
No outings planned
About the branch
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Birdwatching in Orkney
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