Meetings are normally held at 7.30pm on the second Monday of each month, from September to May, at the Friends Meeting House, Bakewell, DE45 1EL. Parking is only for disabled people and those needing to load and unload equipment etc.
The meetings usually start with a call over of bird sightings in our recording area during the previous month and announcements concerning forthcoming events followed by a speaker.
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Our autumn programme commences at 7.30 on Monday September 9th with Nick Martin ‘Secret Wildlife of the Cairngorms’. He reveals some of the special animals and birds of the Scottish Highlands from elusive Pine Marten to cryptic Ptarmigan and finds out how these highland specialists exist in the most remote yet beautiful parts of Scotland. […]
After a short look at the evolution of flight, the focus is on the enjoyment of birds in flight. Birds have many different lifestyles requiring specialist flight skills. This looks at the diverse modes of flight and the experts in each field
The combination of mountaineering and birding has dominated the speaker’s view of the world. He will explain how and why with examples of birds in the hills and other wild places both at home and abroad.