FORTHCOMING FIELD TRIPS

Saturday 27 August. Islay ferry. Led by Mike Harrison (contact details: phone 01631 710656: mobile 07731 197722: e-mail jmharrisonatieedotorg ). 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 njscrivenatgmaildotcom ). 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 dcjardineatbtinternetdotcom ). 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 megatjdickson5dotplusdotcom ). 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

1100-1120    Coffee/tea

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)

1400-1440    AGM

1440-1500    BTO Surveys and updates – Nigel Scriven

1500-1540    Birding in Trinidad and Tobago – Gordon Holm

1540-1600    Tea/coffee

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.