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

Saturday 2 February. Walk to Port Ramsay, Lismore. Led by David Jardine (contact details: phone 01546 510200, email dcjardineatbtinternetdotcom ). 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.