Meetings of the Isle of Mull Bird Club,
for the 2018/2019 Season
The next Bird Club meeting is on Friday 15th November
Andy Howard - "Seven Species in Seven Years"
Saturday 16th November - Fieldtrip to Loch na Keal.
Friday 15th November 2019
Indoor meeting at Craignure Village Hall, 7.30pm. An illustrated talk from Andy Howard, wildlife photographer “Seven species in seven years”.
Saturday 16th November 2019
Fieldtrip to Loch na Keal. Meet at 10am at Balmeanach Farm car park, past Gribun. Ending at 3pm for tea at Fear nen Eun, Salen. Remember to bring a packed lunch.
Thursday 5th December 2019
Christmas Dinner at the Isle of Mull Hotel. Booked for 7pm, please let a committee member know if you'd like to come to this event.
Saturday 7th December 2019
Fieldtrip to Loch Scridain. Meet at 10am at Pennyghael Stores, ends at 3pm at ?. Details to be confirmed. Remember to bring a packed lunch.
Friday 10th January 2020
Indoor meeting at Craignure Village Hall, 7.30pm. An illustrated talk by Rob Lightfoot - "Wild Japan in Winter"
Saturday 11th January 2020
It's the "Big Bird Count" - Start at 9.30am anywhere on Mull and see how many species you can spot. Meet at Ballygowan at 3pm to compare notes. The group or individual with the highest score will be awarded the Oystercatcher Trophy. Remember to bring yourself a packed lunch.
Friday 21st February 2020
Indoor meeting at Craignure Village Hall, 7.30pm. An illustrated talk by John Calladine - "Short-eared Owls" - John is a research ecologist at the BTO.
Saturday 22nd February 2020
Fieldtrip to Ardura Woods and Croggan. Meet at Craignure Village Hall at 10am, returning to Blazey's at 4pm. Remember to bring a packed lunch.
Friday 20th March 2020
Indoor meeting at Craignure Village Hall, 7.30pm. An illustrated talk by Andrea Hudspeth from the British Dragonfly Society.
Sunday 22nd March 2020
Eagle Day - Following the success of last years event, Jacqui Murphy will lead another trip to see displaying raptors. Meet at Craignure Village Hall at 10am, returning to the Craignure Inn at 4pm. Remember to bring a packed lunch.
Friday 17th April 2020
Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) at 7.30pm followed by an illustrated talk by Richard Clarkson on "Ravens". Richard is a ranger and naturalist for National Trust Scotland.
Saturday 18th April 2020
BTO Training Day. Programme yet to be arranged. This is in addition to the Wetland Bird Survey training course on Sunday 10th November at An Roth.