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Indoor Meetings 2016/17


All our indoor meetings are held at
Kingsmead School Hall
Bertram Drive
Hoylake CH47 0LL
starting at 8pm

Non-members are very welcome and the charge is 4 which
includes light refreshments


2016

Thursday 22 September 2016
"Birds of Prey and Falconry"
Raptors at the nest, falconers and campaigning for habitats.
Ben Tarvie

Thursday 27 October 2016
"A Dream Becomes Reality"

The work of Lower Moss Wood Animal Hospital.
Ray Jackson

Thursday 24 November 2016
"Sights and Sounds of British Birds"

Tips on bird song, and how to remember them.
David Tolliday


2017

Thursday 26 January 2017
"Gorse Hill Nature Reserve"

A rich, diverse habitat for wildlife, developed by North West Ecological Trust.
Jonathan Atkins

Thursday 23 February 2017
"Birds of Sri Lanka"

A wide variety of birds from the "Teardrop of India".
Keith Offord www.keithofford.co.uk

Thursday 23 March 2017
"A Fish with Feathers"

A new look at penguins.
Michael Leach www.michael-leach.co.uk

Thursday 27 April 2017
"Feathers and Wings"

Featuring over 50 bird species from all over the globe.
Brian Anderson

Thursday 25 May 2017
"AGM & Wirral Bird Club Members - A Bird's Eye View"

Club members share their birding experiences through their own photographs.
Wirral Bird Club Members

Thursday 22 June 2017
"Bird Jizz Explained"

An aid to better bird identification.
Hugh Stewart

Thursday 27 July 2017
"A Spoonful of Thailand"

The most vibrant and exciting birds and mammals of this wonderful country.
Alan Davies and Ruth Miller


Field Meetings 2016/17


Non-members are very welcome to join us on field trips but, in the event that amended details may be given out at the Indoor Meeting prior to the Field Meeting, please use the contact details, shown below, to confirm.
*Coach trips have to be booked in advance*.


2016

Tuesday 20 September 2016
Point of Ayr

Returning waders and late departures - high tide at 1.00 pm.
Meet car park, end of Station Road, Talacre, 10.00 am.

Sunday 2 October 2016
Moore Nature Reserve

Lakes, woodlands, meadows and wetland.
Meet Lapwing Lane, Moore, 10.00 am.

Saturday 29 October 2016
Hale Head and Pickerings Pasture

Migrants and waders on the Mersey.
Meet St Mary's, Church Road, Hale, 10.00 am.

Saturday 3 December 2016
Formby and Sefton Coast

Waders, seabirds and Red Squirrels.
Meet car park, Lifeboat Road, Formby, 10.00 am.

Sunday 18 December 2016
Denhall Lane

Winter visitors to the Dee Marshes - Harriers, Short-eared Owls and wildfowl.
Meet Denhall Lane, 10.00 am.


2017

Sunday 29 January 2017
Erddig & Gresford Flash

Winter walk through woods and grounds.
Meet Erddig NT main car park, 10.00 am.

Sunday 26 February 2017
Rivacre Valley, Ellesmere Port

Looking for early signs of spring in a local river valley.
Meet Rivacre Road car park, 10.00 am.

Saturday 1 April 2017
Leasowe Common and the River Birket

Early migrants and late waders.
Meet Leasowe Lighthouse car park, 10.00 am.

Saturday 29 April 2017
Woolston Eyes Reserve

Wildfowl and wetlands. Speciality the Black-necked Grebe.
2 entrance fee per head.
Meet Thelwall Lane WA4 1PD, 09.00 am.

Sunday 7 May 2017
RSPB Lake Vyrnwy (by coach)

Good variety of birds, and lovely countrside.
Bring RSPB membership cards.
Telephone 0151 632 4451 to reserve your seat.

Thursday 18 May 2017
Evening Stroll - Thurstaston Common

Meet Cottage Loaf car park, 7.00 pm.

Saturday 3 June 2017
Greenfield Valley

Local Welsh valley with interesting history and lots of birds.
Meet Greenfield Road car park, 10.00 am.

Saturday 17 June 2017
RSPB Bempton Cliffs (by coach)

Cliffs full of breeding Auks, Gannets & other sea birds.
Bring RSPB membership cards.
Telephone 0151 632 4451 to reserve your seat.

Sunday 30 July 2017
Cilcain

A leisurely stroll on the lower slopes of the Clwydian range.
Meet off-road car park ½ mile west of Cilcain, 9.30 am.


Contact


For more information, please contact Bill on 0151 345 4978

www.wirralbirdclub.com