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Meetings of the Isle of Mull Bird Club,
for the 2017/2018 Season

 

Next Meeting

The next Bird Club meeting is on Friday 21st September

An illustrated talk by Tony Mitchell-Jones

"Pine Marten, Polecat and Wildcat"

 A M Oldacre - Wolf

Other species are available; this may be one of them!

Saturday 22nd September - Fieldtrip

 

Friday 21st September 2018
Indoor meeting at Craignure Village Hall, 7.30pm. An illustrated talk by Tony Mitchell-Jones of the Peoples Trust for Endangered Species "Pine Marten, Polecat and Wildcat" Tony is keen to hear of any sightings of pine marten on Mull. If you have seen one, recently or even a while ago, please send him the details at tony@swtalg.org.uk

 

Saturday 22nd September 2018
Fieldtrip to be arranged ...

Friday 19th October 2018
Indoor meeting at Craignure Village Hall, 7.30pm. Alan Spellman will give us an illustrated talk about his second adventure in Australia. Mull to Melbourne Part the two!

 

Saturday 20th October 2018
Fieldtrip to be arranged ...

Friday 16th November 2018
Indoor meeting at Craignure Village Hall, 7.30pm. An illustrated talk by Chris Waltho (Ornithologist) Chris has studied eider for more than 30 years, with his research based around the Firth of Clyde, home to the largest population of eider in the British Isles.

 

Saturday 17th November 2018
Fieldtrip to be arranged ...

Friday 7th December 2018
Christmas Dinner

 

Saturday 8th December 2018
Fieldtrip to be arranged ...

Friday 11th January 2019
Indoor meeting at Craignure Village Hall, 7.30pm. An illustrated talk by Jim Manthorpe - "Eagles and Otters; filming Scotland's wildlife"

 

Saturday 12th January 2019
Start from where ever you are on the island at 09.30hrs and make a list of all the species you see - yes, it's the BIG BIRD COUNT! Meet at 15.30hrs at a venue to be announced for the results from all the teams taking part and the presentation of the 'Oystercatcher' Trophy.

Friday 15th February 2019
Indoor meeting at Craignure Village Hall, 7.30pm

 

Saturday 16th February 2019
Fieldtrip to be arranged ...

Friday 16th 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 environment"

 

Saturday 17th March 2019
Fieldtrip to be arranged ...

Friday 16th March 2019
Indoor meeting at Craignure Village Hall, 7.30pm AGM followed by an illustrated talk from Jim Coyle - "The Birds of Glasgow"

 

Saturday 17th March 2019
Fieldtrip to be arranged ...

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)

Friday 7th 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 16th March (Indoor Meeting)

Saturday 17th March (Field Trip)

Friday 12th April (AGM)

Saturday 13 April (Field Trip)

 

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