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Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus) © Andrew Oldacre

Meetings of the Isle of Mull Bird Club,
for the 2018/2019 Season

 

Next Meeting

The next Bird Club meeting is on Friday 15th February

Ewan Miles - "Trophic Cascades"

© The Aigas Scottish Wildcat Conservation Breeding Project - Wildcat

Other preditors are available

Saturday 16th February - Fieldtrip around Salen Bay area.

 

The Bird Club 'off-island' residential trip to Morecombe Bay is from Monday 28th January to Friday 1st February 2019. Please let the secretary know if you are interested.

 

Friday 15th February 2019
Indoor meeting at Craignure Village Hall, 7.30pm An illustrated talk by Ewan Miles - "Trophic Cascades - How predators enrich their environment and give life to ecosystems in the British Isles."

 

Saturday 16th February 2019
Fieldtrip to Salen Bay, Aros estuary and Knock hatchery, led by Ewan Miles. Meet at Salen Hotel car park at 10am.Refreshment at 3pm; venue to be decided. Bring a packed lunch.

 

Evening trip to north Loch na Keal, led by Steven Littlewood, to see the diver roost off Eaorsa. To be arranged for February/March.

 

Friday 15th March 2019
Indoor meeting at Craignure Village Hall, 7.30pm An illustrated talk by Robbie Whytock - "Optimising habitat creation for woodland birds: lessons from a long term, large scale natural experiment."

 

Sunday 17th March 2019
Eagle fieldtrip – a tour led by Jacqui Murphy to watch eagles which we hope will be displaying in the prelude to breeding. Bring a packed lunch. Meet at 10am Craignure Village Hall, returning to Blaizey’s at 4pm for afternoon tea.

Friday 12th April 2019
Indoor meeting at Craignure Village Hall, 7.30pm AGM followed by an illustrated talk from Jim Coyle - "The Birds of Glasgow"

 

Saturday 13th April 2019
Fieldtrip to Morvern. Meet at 9.50am at Fishnish to take the 10am ferry to Lochaline. Bring a packed lunch. Returning at 16.00 to take the 16.25 ferry back to Mull.

Diary Dates

 

2018

Friday 21st September (Indoor Meeting)

Saturday 22nd September (Field Trip)

Friday 19th October (Indoor Meeting)

Saturday 20th October (Field Trip)

Friday 16th November (Indoor Meeting)

Saturday 17th November (Field Trip)

Thursday 6th December (Christmas Meal)

Saturday 8th December (Field Trip)

2019

Friday 11th January (Indoor Meeting)

Saturday 12th January (Field Trip, BBC)

Friday 15th February (Indoor Meeting)

Saturday 16th February (Field Trip)

Friday 15th March (Indoor Meeting)

Sunday 17th March (Field Trip)

Friday 12th April (AGM)

Saturday 13 April (Field Trip)

 

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