PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND LECTURES

Our exciting programme of meetings and lectures for 2016/2017 is set out below. A small charge of £1 for members and £3 for non-members will be payable at each meeting. All meetings will be held in the Ulster Museum, Stranmillis Road, Belfast starting promptly at 7.30 pm.  See you there.


Puffin: Photo taken by Allen Gillespie on Great Saltee

 

DATE/TYPE TITLE SPEAKER/DETAILS
 

5 October 2016

 

 

 

Songscape

 

 

Mary Montague - How birdsong is shaped by nits environment

 

 

26 October 2016

 

 

A Great Mongolian Adventure

 

Charlotte Moore - Horse riding through the Mongolian Steppes and Altai Mountains ending at the Golden Eagle Festival at Sagsai.

 

9 November 2016

 

 

Brazil, Land of the Jaguar

 

Jeff Larkin - Jeff and his wife Heather return to give us an account of one of their enviable trips.

 

23 November 2016

 

 

Managing Habitat for Black Grouse Conservation

 

Simon McLaughlin - Reserve Manager at RSPB Corrimony Reserve near Cannich in Inverness-Shire, situated between the Great Glen and Glen Affric.
 

7 December 2016

 

 

The Ultimate Bucket List

 

 

Keith Betton - 20 birds to see before you die.

 

 

11 January 2017

 

 

Raptors in Northern Ireland - a Status Update

 

Eimar Rooney - Raptor Officer with the NI Raptor Study Group, her talk will focus on population loss, persecution and recovery.

25 January 2017

Annual General Meeting/Account of 2016 NIOC trips to Spain

 

Nigel Moore will relive the club trips to Alicante & Valencia in February and Extremadura & the Gredos Mountains in May

 

 

8 February 2017

 

 

Burns and Birds

 

 

Chris Rollie - Chris from RSPB in Dumfries and Galloway, is an authority on both Burns and birds.

 

22 February 2017

 

Sam Penney Memorial Lecture. The Birds of Bowbeck in Suffolk

 

 

David Tomlinson - This yearís photographic competition judge, David Tomlinson, shares the birds of his local patch of Bowbeck in arable Suffolk.

 

 

8 March 2017

 

Wildlife Photography in Bulgaria

 

Tom Ennis - On photographic trips in May and June 2015 to Bulgaria, Tom, our President, found a rich and abundant wildlife in wonderful unspoilt countryside.

 

22 March 2017

 

 

Annual Photographic Meeting - Work of the NI Bird Photographers No.44

 

 

Judge David Tomlinson - Northern Irelandís best Bird Photographers never fail to amaze and delight photographers and non- photographers alike

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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