Friday, July 20, 2012

A Yorkshire Birdwatchers’ Meeting

A Yorkshire Birdwatchers’ Meeting
To be held at Weetwood Hall, Otley Road, Far Headingley, Leeds LS16 5PS
 Saturday 8th September 2012 From 9.15 – 17.00
Conference Fee: £18 Includes coffee, tea and lunch
 Everyone is Welcome!
Organised by Yorkshire BTO Representatives Supported by The British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford, Norfolk

 09:15 Delegate Registration
09:45 Welcome and Introduction, Andy Clements, BTO Director
Chair: Mike Denton, BTO Regional Representative for Yorkshire Bradford

10:00 BirdTrack and the Winter Thrushes Survey Nick Moran, BTO

 10: 30 Birds in the Yorkshire Dales Ian Court, Yorkshire Dales National Park

11:00 Tea, Coffee Break Chair: Chris Gunn, BTO Regional Representative for North Lincolnshire

 11: 30 Disease and Garden Birds Mike Toms, BTO

12: 00 The Long Preston Wet Grassland Project Adrian Shepherd, RSPB

12:30 Buffet Lunch
Chair: Rob Chapman, BTO Regional Representative for Yorkshire, York

 13:45 The Ecology of Nightjars Andy Lowe, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

 14:15 Film: ‘Raptors’ Gordon Yates

15:15 Tea, Coffee Break
Chair: Mick Carroll, BTO Regional Representative for Yorkshire North East

 15:45 Bird Atlas 2007-11 Dawn Balmer, BTO

16:15 The Starling you only thought you knew John Mather

 17:00 Close

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