Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Wednesday 2nd March 2016

Below is a detailed itinerary for the "Staffordshire Birding Conference" on Saturday 5th March, we looking forward to seeing you there!

Tickets are just £5 and available on the door

Staffordshire Birders Conference
Saturday March 5th 2016
Connecting Birders across Staffordshire

Oulton Village Hall, Kibblestone Road, Oulton, Stone, ST15 8ND

09.15  Welcome. Free tea & coffee on arrival

10.00  Introduction

10.10  Kate Thorpe (Middleton Lakes) - “The past, present and future of RSPB Middleton Lakes”

10.35  Nick Pomiankowski (County Bird Recorder) - “Bird Recording”

11.00  David Dodd (Group Leader, Stafford branch, West Midland Bird Club) -
            “Are you mad? Why join a bird club?”

11.25  Colin McShane (Group Chairman, Brewood Ringers’ Group) -
            “Brewood Ringers – who we are and what we get up to”

12.00  Questions from the floor

12.10  Lunch (please bring your own; drinks available at additional small cost)

12.55  Peter Durnall (international award-winning wildlife film maker) -
            “Wildlife film-making in Staffordshire and around the UK”

13.35  Paul Bennett (RSPB Coombes Valley) -
            “Managing upland oak woodland for Birds without Borders”

14.00  Chris Waring (Staffordshire Bird News) - “Who we are and what we do”

14.20  Gerald Gittens (British Trust for Ornithology) -  “BTO Surveys”

14.40  Questions, thanks, farewell.

15.00  Departure

Tickets are just £5 (Available on the Door)

The event is being facilitated by RSPB North Staffs Local Group.
Tickets available for purchase at the Group's indoor meetings in January and February 2016.

Tickets can also be ordered by post; these can then be collected on the day, or sent to you
by post (please enclose SAE for the latter). For order confirmation, please provide an email address.

To order, please send a cheque for £5 per ticket, made payable to RSPB North Staffs Local Group, to: Birders Conference, 38, Pilkington Avenue, Newcastle, ST5 3RE

Belvide Res
1w drake Scaup still

Doxey Marshes
2x Mediterranean Gulls, Little Egret, 3x Goosander, 7x Shelduck (PBe)