Stewartry

Stewartry branch

Barnacle Geese © Keith Kirk

Barnacle Geese © Keith Kirk

Evening talks programme

Venue:

Kells School, New Galloway (click here for a map of the venue and surrounding area)

When:

On the following Thursdays at 7.30pm:

That’s the end of this season’s programme of branch talks – next season’s will be added in due course!

Contact:

Joan Howie
01644 420 280

 

Branch outings

Wed 4 May 2016
Scaur Glen, near Penpont

Fri 20 May
Cream of Galloway & Knockbrex Shore

Wed 8 Jun
Glenaggart, Durisdeer

18-25 Jun
Week on Isle of Mull

Late Jun/early Jul 2016
Afternoon cruise from Ayr Harbour round Ailsa Craig on PS Waverley

Fri 15 Jul 2016
Moneypool Burn Woods & Creetown to Skyreburn Moorland

Mon 22 Aug 2016
Cumstoun Bridge & Kirkcudbright Bay

Tue 6 Sep 2016
Newbiebarns & Powfoot, near Annan

Fri 30 Sep 2016
RSPB Mersehead Reserve

Fri 14 Oct 2016
WWT Caerlaverock Reserve

22-26 Oct 2016
Short break of five days & four nights on east coast in Montrose area

Contact:

Joan Howie (as above) or Peter Swan, 01556 502 144.

 

About the branch

Branch committee

Secretary/joint treasurer:

Joan Howie, The Wilderness, High Street, New Galloway, Castle Douglas, DG7 3RL

Chair:

Geoff Packard

Representative of the branch on SOC Council:

Position currently vacant

Vice-chair/joint treasurer:

Peter Swan

Committee members:

Andrew Bielinski, Jeremy Brock, Iain Matthewson, Mark Pollitt, Graham Smith

Dumfries and Galloway recorder:

Paul Collin

 

Useful information:

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

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. Or pick up your copy of the guide at evening meetings, for a suggested donation of 50p, while stocks last. Guides can also be posted out at price of £1 including p&p. Please send a cheque, made payable to ‘Stewartry Branch SOC’ to Joan Howie (address details above).

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.

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