Evening talks programme
Kells School, New Galloway (click here for a map of the venue and surrounding area)
The following Thursdays at 7.30pm:
15 Jan 2015 “‘Scottish birds’ in Mongolia”, with Richard & Barbara Mearns, followed by New Year’s Welcome
A look at the surprising number of familiar ‘Scottish’ species that occur in Mongolia. The talk will also cover a range of Eastern Palearctic birds that breed in the mountains, wetlands and steppe grasslands of that wild and wonderful country. A little time will also be devoted to plants and mammals, and the traditional way of life of the indigenous people.
12 Feb 2015 Sonja Ludwig – Seven years into the Langholm Moor Demonstration Project
12 Mar 2015 TBA
02 Apr 2015 AGM & Members’ Night (short illustrated talks)
01644 420 280
October to March excursions to be announced at indoor meetings, if there is any interest.
Joan Howie (as above) or Geoff Packard, 01557 330681.
About the branch
Joan Howie, The Wilderness, High Street, New Galloway, Castle Douglas, DG7 3RL
Chair and representative of the branch on SOC Council:
Andrew Bielinski, Jeremy Brock, Jean Maltman, Iain Matthewson, Mark Pollitt, Graham Smith
Dumfries and Galloway recorder:
Click here for a list of recommended sites to visit and to download a free, full-colour birdwatching guide produced by D&G Council Ranger Service.
Bird recording in Stewartry
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.