Stewartry

Stewartry branch

Evening talks programme

Venue:

Kells School, New Galloway

When:

The following Thursdays at 7.30pm.

11 Dec 2014        Angus Hogg – Ayrshire birds: The changing scene

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       Euan Ferguson – Colour-ringing gulls in North-East Scotland

02 Apr 2015       AGM & Members’ Night (short illustrated talks)

 

Contact:

Joan Howie
01644 420 280

 

Branch outings

October to March excursions to be announced at indoor meetings, if there is any interest.

Contact:

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.

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