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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 10th January

An illustrated talk by Rob Lightfoot - "Wild Japan in Winter"

Hare © Andy Howard

Other species are available ...

Saturday 11th January - "Big Bird Count"

 

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.

 

 

Diary Dates

 

2019

Friday 13th September (Indoor Meeting)

Saturday 14th September (Field Trip)

Friday 18th October (Indoor Meeting)

Saturday 19th October (Field Trip)

Friday 15th November (Indoor Meeting)

Saturday 16th November (Field Trip)

Thursday 5th December (Christmas Meal)

Saturday 7th December (Field Trip)

2020

Friday 10th January (Indoor Meeting)

Saturday 11th January (Field Trip, BBC)

Friday 21st February (Indoor Meeting)

Saturday 22nd February (Field Trip)

Friday 20th March (Indoor Meeting)

Sunday 21st March (Field Trip)

Friday 17th April (AGM)

Saturday 18 April (Field Trip)

 

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