Lancaster RSPB Group Talks
Lancaster RSPB Group is holding a number of talks 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.
The events meeting here at The Centre are shown below. For other events taking place see the full programme for 2019.
Wednesday 20 February (2.30pm)
“The Biking Birder Years” * – An illustrated talk by Gary Prescott about his travels as a green birder visiting all the RSPB and WWT reserves in his endeavors to beat the European Green Birding record. Meet at The Centre @ Halton.
Wednesday 20 March (2.30pm)
“From Mitillini to Antalya: my search for the Balkan ten” * – An illustrated talk by Mike McKavett
about his quest to photograph his target birds in Lesvos and Turkey. Meet at The Centre @ Halton
Wednesday 17 April (7.30pm)
“Birds without Borders” * – An illustrated talk by Peter Holden a wildlife author employed by the RSPB for many years, who also contributed to wildlife programmes on TV. He will speak about bird migration and new discoveries about the amazing journeys the birds undertake. Meet in the main hall at The Centre @ Halton
Wednesday 15 May (7.30pm)
“Butterfly Conservation projects in Northern England” *
An illustrated talk by Chris Winnick showing us the species that can be found in England and how conservation work is helping their numbers to increase. Meet at The Centre @ Halton.
Wednesday 16 October (2.30pm)
“Pied flycatchers in SWT Castramon Wood” *-An illustrated talk by Brian Smith chairman of the North Solway ringing group, who has been monitoring the birds in this Galloway wood for over 20 years. Meet at The Centre @ Halton
Wednesday 20 November (2.30pm)
“Birdwatching & Wildlife in the Narbonnaise area”* – An illustrated talk by Philippa Benson who has lived for 15 years in this outstanding area of Southern France which is on the Western Mediterranean flyway. Meet at The Centre @ Halton.
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/