Sunday 29 January. Ormsary. Led by Stuart Crutchfield (contact details: phone 01880 770267, email ). Meet at the Ormsary Estate Office car park (grid ref NR741724) at 10.00 hrs. Please bring your own lunch.

Saturday 25 February. Walk to Port Ramsay, Lismore. Led by David Jardine (contact details: phone 01546 510200, email ). Meet at the Appin Hall car park (grid ref NM938459) on the A828 at 09.30 hrs. Please bring a packed lunch and let David know if you hope to attend.


The next indoor meeting will be the Spring Meeting on Saturday 4 March 2017 in the Royal Marine Hotel, Hunter Quay, Dunoon

0930 Doors open, coffee and tea

0950-1000 Welcome and introduction – Mike Harrison

1000-1030 Recent bird sightings and photographs – Jim Dickson

1030-1100 Wildlife crime – Police Scotland

1100-1130 Coffee/tea

1130-1215 Wildlife of the Serengeti – Zul Bhatia

1215-1230 BTO survey updates – Nigel Scriven

1230-1400 Lunch (available in hotel)

1400-1430 Talk by BTO Scotland

1430-1500 Argyll Bird Club rookery survey – David Jardine

1500-1530 Tea/coffee

1530-1600 Conservation issues – David Palmar

1600-1610 Sawing off the branch – Nigel Scriven

1610-1630 Raffle and closing remarks


The autumn indoor meeting, including the Annual General Meeting of the club, will be held on Saturday 4 November 2017 at the Cairnbaan Hotel, near Lochgilphead. The programme will be posted in June 2017.