Events

Unless otherwise specified, you do not need to be a member of the RSPB (or the local group) to join us on our events, and birdwatching experience is not necessary. If you have any questions please call the contact number shown with the event details.

June 2018

Wed
13

WEDNESDAY 13TH JUNE 2018 - EVENING OUTING - LURGIES WALK, MONTROSE BASIN.

Location: Meet at 7pm at the Lurgies (Old Pier) car park

An evening walk along the Lurgies (Old Montrose Pier) at Montrose Basin. We may see marsh harriers, a variety of waders, waterfowl and water rail.

Time: 7 -9 pm

Price: Free

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

Sat
30

SAT 30th JUNE - SUN 8th JULY - GROUP HOLIDAY TO NORFOLK

Location: Trip to Norfolk. A lot of flexibility in how the holiday is arranged.

This year Darell will be taking us to view the delights of Norfolk with visits to Titchwell, Cley, Lakenheath, Wheeting Heath etc. Use of own cars.
See Darell Berthon (074805309630for more information.

Time: 7 -8 day holiday

Price: tba

Booking essential

Telephone: 07480530963

E-mail: darell.berthon26@icloud.com

July 2018

Wed
11

WEDNESDAY 11TH JULY 2018 - EVENING BBQ AT LOCH OF KINNORDY

Location: Meet at RSPB Loch of Kinnordy Reserve at 7pm

Annual BBQ at Kinnordy combined with birdwatching. Ospreys, marsh harriers, barn owls and even beavers and otters have been seen in the past.

Time: 7pm (note earlier time)

Price: Free, bring your own food.

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

Wed
25

WEDNESDAY 25TH JULY 2018 - EVENING WALK AT BALKELLO WOOD

Location: Meet at the Balkello old car park at 7pm

A walk through the wood and up to the top of the Sidlaws looking at any wildlife that can be found.

Time: 7 - 9pm

Price: Free

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

August 2018

Sun
19

SUNDAY 19TH AUGUST 2018 - JOINT OUTING TO BARRY BUDDON

Location: Meet at 10am at the Monifieth end car park (by the football pitches beyond the caravan site)

Our annual joint outing with other local wildlife organisations. A rare chance to look in detail at the plants, butterflies, dragonflies, moths and birds that this area possesses.

Time: 10am - 4pm

Price: Free

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

September 2018

Wed
12

WEDNESDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 2018 - PHILIP BURGESS, 'GARDEN WILDLIFE IN INCHCOONANS, ERROL'

Location: Methodist Church Hall, 20 West Marketgait, Dundee
Postcode: DD1 1QR (Google map)

A look at Philip's garden at Inchcoonans by Errol. With the use of trail cameras etc Philip has discovered many unusual mammals and birds coming into his garden including beaver, otter, kingfisher and water rail. A fascinating look at what it is possible to attract into a garden in a rural setting.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: £1 including refreshments

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

Sun
23

SUNDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 2018 - OUTING TO GUARDBRIDGE & FIFE NESS

Location: Meet at 9am in Crichton Street, Dundee or at 9.30am by the public hide at Guardbridge

A chance to see passage migrants in 2 important coast areas of Fife.

Time: 9am - 4pm

Price: free, help with petrol costs

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

October 2018

Wed
17

WEDNESDAY 17TH OCTOBER 2018 - ERIC MCCABE 'FALKLAND ISLANDS - RETURN TO PENGUIN CENTRAL'

Location: Methodist Church Hall, 20 West Marketgait, Dundee.
Postcode: DD1 1QR (Google map)

Eric, a well known wildlife photographer, will talk about his recent trip to the Falkland Islands and possibly Chile.
He will look at the varied wildlife and birdlife of these remote islands in the southern reaches of the Atlantic Ocean.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: £1 including refreshments

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

Sun
28

SUNDAY 28TH OCTOBER 2018 - OUTING TO SEE LATE PASSAGE MIGRANT SPECIES IN ANGUS

Location: Meet at 9am in Crichton Street, Dundee

A look at the Angus coastal 'hotspots' in the hope that passage migrants such as yellow-browed warblers can be found.

Time: 9am - 4pm

Price: Free, help with petrol costs

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

November 2018

Wed
14

WEDNESDAY 14TH NOVEMBER 2018 - GRAHAM SMITH 'LOCH OF KINNORDY THROUGH THE YEARS'

Location: Methodist Church Hall, 20 West Marketgait, Dundee.
Postcode: DD1 1QR (Google map)

A look at the development of the RSPB Loch of Kinnordy Reserve in Angus over the years.It will concentrate on the interesting birdlife and wildlife that has been seen here.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: £1 including refreshments

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

Sun
25

SUNDAY 25TH NOVEMBER 2018 - OUTING TO LUNAN BAY & MONTROSE BASIN.

Location: Meet in Crichton Street, Dundee at 9am

A look at the sea ducks (scoter, long-tailed) and divers in Lunan Bay. Then on to Montrose Basin SWT Centre (bring SWT membership card) to see scaup, pintail, kingfisher etc.

Time: 9am - 4pm

Price: Free, help with petrol costs

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

December 2018

Wed
12

WEDNESDAY 12TH DECEMBER 2018 - CHRISTMAS SOCIAL

Location: Methodist Church Hall, 20 West Marketgait, Dundee.
Postcode: DD1 1QR (Google map)

A get together for group members and friends. A fun quiz will be followed by a buffet meal and members photographs.There will also be a raffle.
Darell Berthon (07480530963) is organising the food that members can bring.

Time: 7pm (note earlier time)

Price: Free, see Darell regarding food to bring along.

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com