The talk will look at the wide variety of habitats in the area now known as the Avalon Marshes near Glastonbury. This includes reserves such as Ham Wall, Shapwick Heath, Westhay and Greylake. Featuring Mike's stunning photography It will look at some of ethnic conservation successes and cover species such as bitterns, little bitterns, great
It will be a fun session with plenty to look at as we get up close and cranial with Steve Bullen's fifty-year collection of British bird skulls. This one night only exhibition of dozens of beautiful heads will form the basis of a quiz. I suggest you start boning up because we're not just playing for pride! Star prize will be another
This morning meet-up on the rising tide hopes to produce passage seabirds including terns, skuas and auks as well as breeding rock pipits, linnets, passage chats, martins and warblers. Members free, non-members £5 payable on the day. To book and for more details please email [email protected] with the heading 'Heysham Head'.
To take advantage of the long spring evenings this walk should produce a beautiful variety of riverine, woodland and moorland species including grey wagtail, redstart and both flycatchers. Members free, non-members £5 payable on the day. To book and for more details please email [email protected] with the heading 'Barbondale'.
What's that bird? A beginner's guide to identifying by calls and songs. Members free, non-members £5 payable on the day. To book and for more details please email [email protected] with the heading 'Happy Mount Park'.
Join us online with the club's most clued-up quizmaster David Talbot for an hour of fun illustrated multi-choice quizzing on a spring /summer theme.
As well as a plethora of adult and juvenile birds this session will also aim to find bog dragonflies and moorland butterflies. Members free, non-members £5 payable on the day. To book and for more details please email [email protected] with the heading 'Birk Bank'.
A talk by Phillip on the Merlin Magic Project that aims to help conserve merlin, a small falcon which has been red listed as a bird of conservation concern following recent declines in numbers.
Limited to twelve places, this free guided event will hope to catch migration in action on the beautiful limestone SSSI of Farleton Knott. If we're lucky we'll see big flocks of Redwings, Fieldfares and finches including Chaffinches and Bramblings on the move. In passage periods like these club members have found off-passage scarcities like Lapland Bunting
One Man and His Dish: A sound-illustrated talk in which Andrew talks about his sideline as a bird sound recordist and discusses some of the techniques and history of the subject
Join Nick Godden and Dan Haywood for an early morning session watching thousands of wild geese leaving their night-time roost- always a spectacular sight and sound. other birds we might encounter include Whooper Swans, ducks including Pintail and Wigeon and raptors including Merlin and Peregrine. Numbers are limited to 20 participants so please book your
Stephen is a senior lecturer at Bath Spa University and the President of Somerset Wildlife Trust. Stephen is an entertaining and informative speaker who will provide the perfect pre-Xmas talk on five of Britain's favourite birds. Based on his many successful bird biographies, this talk will feature “The Owl,” which is due to be published