You can find out about our Dumfries branch below.
Dumfries Baptist Church Centre, Gillbrae Rd DG1 4EJ (click here for a map of the venue and surrounding area).
SOC Dumfries Branch – Northumberland Trip – April 2016
On the following Wednesdays at 7.30pm:
13 Nov 2019
Stan da Prato – Wildlife of the East Lothian coast
11 Dec 2019
Julia Gallagher – How the RSPB is supporting Black Grouse and Greenland White-fronted Geese as part of the Galloway Glens Heritage Lottery Fund project
08 Jan 2020
Gordon Riddle – Island Kestrels: Seychelles, Mauritius and Cape Verde
12 Feb 2020
Tom Churchyard – Access all areas: How we successfully removed invasive Black Rats from the Shiant Isles
11 Mar 2020
Norman Elkins – Birding the Balearics
08 Apr 2020
AGM & Ed Forrest – Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere
Sat 23 Nov 2019
Loch Ryan (Alex Banwell)
Sat 11 Jan 2020
Southerness & Mersehead (Edmund Fellowes)
27-30 Apr 2020
Forth coast from Musselburgh to St Abbs (Duncan Irving)
Treasurer and representative on SOC Council:
Christine Dudgeon, Drew Davidson, Edmund Fellowes, Monica Callander and Robin Thomson
Dumfries and Galloway recorder:
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Dumfries and Galloway Birding (Yahoo) groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/dumfriesandgallowaybirding
Nearby branches of the SOC
Birdwatching in Dumfries
Click here for a guide 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.
Bird recording in this area
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.