• Gulls by Laurie Campbell



Headquarters organises a programme of events throughout the year including Optics Days, Goosewatch events, Art Exhibitions and Bird ID Guided Walks out of Waterston House. Event details will be posted below once finalised. 

For an overview of Waterston House's events programme throughout the year, please click here. As well as these events at Headquarters, the Club arranges a Spring Conference in conjunction with our partners at BTO Scotland and the nearest local branch, and an Annual Conference.

Club members benefit from discounts on events - see individual events for details. Not a member yet? Find out more about membership.

25 October 2018

Autumn is here and SOC's guided walks are now in full swing, taking advantage of the wealth of bird life along the...

24 October 2018 - 14 November 2018

Forth area course: 

Wednesday 24 October: Blackness Castle, Linlithgow, 10am

Wedneday 31...

26 October 2018 - 28 October 2018
Birds in the Human Landscape

* Apologies, the Conference is fully booked for Residential Delegates however remains...

27 October 2018
Saturday 27 October 2018 at 1715 hrs


Agenda Apologies for absence Minutes of the 81st 


SOC brings together like-minded individuals with a passion for birds, nature and conservation through a programme of talks, outings, conferences and via the Club’s quarterly journal, Scottish Birds.