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Robert Canis - Bob's best of the year.

Thursday, 4 December 2014

Robert Canis gave a superb presentation of nature and landscape photographs taken over the last twelve months in the UK, especially around his favourite Elmley reserve on Sheppey, and in Scandinavia and Poland, amongst other places. More...

Our Local Raptors - or are they? by Ed Drewitt

Thursday, 6 November 2014

Ed provided an excellent review of some familiar (and some not so well known) birds of prey and their movements. Some never move far from "home", but others undertake long migrations. The title of the talk implied that the birds we think are local may in fact be visitors from farther afield. More...

John Buckingham - "Falkland Islands - birds and wildlife in close up"

Thursday, 2 October 2014

John Buckingham took us on a journey to a number of islands comprising the Falklands showing how closely the habitat mirrors that of our own uplands. The good news was that the Black-browed Albatross population is no longer declining. Many long line fishing boats now use a simple and cheap device promoted by the RSPB to prevent this and other albatross species being hooked accidentally and drowned. More...

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Elmley Marshes NNR led by Nick Barlow

Friday, 7 November 2014

A Snow Bunting welcomed us to the reserve! Also from the entrance track there were large flocks of Golden Plover, Lapwing, Curlews, and Starlings. More...

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