FORTHCOMING FIELD TRIPS
Saturday 27 August. Islay ferry. Led by Mike Harrison (contact details: phone 01631 710656: mobile 07731 197722: e-mail jmharrisonieeorg ). Meet at the Kennacraig ferry terminal at 12.00 hrs. The ferry to Islay departs at 13.00 hrs arriving Port Askaig 14.55 hrs. The return ferry leaves Port Askaig at 15.30 hrs and arrives at Kennacraig at 17.25 hrs.
Saturday 1 October. Holy Loch. Led by Nigel Scriven (contact details: phone 01505 706652: mobile 07901 636353: e-mail njscrivengmailcom ). Meet at the Broxwood Car Park in Sandbank (NS154813) at 10.00 hrs.
Saturday 29 October. Kerrera. Led by David Jardine (contact details: phone 01546 510200: e-mail dcjardinebtinternetcom ). Meet at Gallanach Ferry Terminal (NM834283) at 10.20 hrs. Bring your packed lunch.
Saturday 26 November. Loch Gilp and the Add Estuary. Led by Jim Dickson (contact details: phone 01546 603967: e-mail megjdickson5pluscom ). Meet at the Corran Car Park, Lochgilphead (A83 at west end of town) at 10.00 hrs.
FORTHCOMING INDOOR MEETINGS.
The next indoor meeting will be the Autumn Meeting and AGM on Saturday 12 November 2016 in the Cairnbaan Hotel (www.cairnbaan.com).
0930 Doors open
0950-1000 Welcome and introduction – Mike Harrison
1000-1030 Recent bird sightings and photographs – Jim Dickson
1030-1100 Birding in Nepal – Nigel Scriven
1120-1200 Highland renewal: improving estates for wildlife – Alan Fielding
1200-1230 Seabirds and offshore wind farms – Julie Miller
1230-1400 Lunch (available in hotel)
1440-1500 BTO Surveys and updates – Nigel Scriven
1500-1540 Birding in Trinidad and Tobago – Gordon Holm
1600-1620 Diver identification and ecology – Bob Furness
1620-1630 Raffle and closing remarks
The spring 2017 meeting will be on Saturday 4th March 2017, at the Royal Marine Hotel, Dunoon. The programme will be posted in December 2016.