Stewartry branch

Evening talks programme


Kells School, New Galloway


Deatils of the 2014/2015 Winter talks programme will be added shortly


Joan Howie
01644 420 280


Branch outings

  • 12 – 19 Jul: Week on South Uist
  • July & Aug: Cruises on P.S. Waverely from Ayr on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays for seabirds, sea mammals & spectacular scenery
  • Late Jul/ early Aug: Cruise around Ailsa Craig on Monday afternoon
  • Sun 10 Aug: Auchencairn Bay & Rascarrel Bay
  • Sat 16 Aug: Corsewall Point for migration
  • Fri 29 Aug: Corsewell Point for migration
  • Sat 13 Sept: Newbiebarns for wader passage
  • Fri 26 Sept: Mersehead for first Barnacle Geese
  • 11 – 18 Oct: Week on Islay


Joan Howie (as above) or Geoff Packard, 01557 330681.


About the branch

Branch committee

Secretary/joint treasurer:

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

Chair and representative of the branch on SOC Council:

Geoff Packard

Vice-chair/joint treasurer:

Peter Swan

Committee members:

Andrew Bielinski, Jeremy Brock, Jean Maltman, 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.

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.

Young Birders CTA

Download the young Birder Application form - Word Doc
Download the training course application form - PDF
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