Lancaster RSPB Group Talks
Lancaster RSPB Group is organising a series of talks starting in February, in the meeting room near the Coffee Shop. Some meetings are daytime, others will be evenings as shown below. The meetings are open to all whether you are an RSPB member, a group member or not a member at all. Do come along and hear all about these fascinating subjects.
Wednesday 21 February, starting at 2.30pm* – Island Endemics – Birds of the Southern Hemisphere – David Talbot, a local naturalist and keen photographer who has travelled the UK and worldwide with his camera, will introduce us to the birds of New Zealand, Madagascar, The Seychelles and other islands of the Southern Seas
Wednesday 21 March, starting at 2.30pm* – Japan – A Wildlife Winter Wonderland – An illustrated talk by Barrie Cooper taking us to the land of the rising sun with views of endemic and East Asian birds along with various species of cranes, owls and eagles. He will also be introducing us to the famous snow monkeys.
Wednesday 18 April, starting at 7.30pm* – Badgers – Ecology and Current Issues – An illustrated talk by Phil Dykes, a representative of the Lancashire Wildlife Trust, about the lifestyle and also the issues that surround this shy and nocturnal mammal.
Wednesday 16 May, starting at 7.30pm* – Foulshaw Moss Ospreys – An illustrated talk by Paul Waterhouse, a reserves officer for Cumbria Wildlife Trust, about the reserve at Foulshaw Moss and the ospreys who have returned annually to nest there.
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Stout footwear, warm clothing and packed lunches are recommended for field outings. If weather forecasts are poor, please ring 01524 241606 the previous evening before 9pm. The leader has discretion to cancel an event if the weather conditions are unfavourable.
We hope that members will do their best to reduce car use by car-sharing as much as possible. If help is required to attend a meeting please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to assist.
At indoor meetings marked * the RSPB requests a donation to help cover the cost of the event.
The Centre at Halton is on Low Road, Halton,post code LA2 6NB and grid reference SD 511650
For a map and directions: haltoncentre.org/about/directions/