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.

July 2019

Tue
30

WEDNESDAY 10TH JULY 2019 - EVENING EVENT - BBQ AT RSPB LOCH OF KINNORDY RESERVE

Location: Loch of Kinnordy RSPB Reserve (1km NW of Kirriemuir)

A social event. Meet at RSPB Loch of Kinnordy Reserve at 7pm. Bring your own food for the BBQ. We will be looking at the wildlife on the reserve. On previous BBQ's we have seen beaver, red kite, osprey, marsh harrier.....

Time: 7.00pm (Note earlier time)

Price: Free, bring your own food.

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

September 2019

Sun
8

SUNDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2019 - OUTING TO BARRY BUDDON, 10am start.

Location: Meet at Monifieth football pitch car park (under the railway and turn immediately left) at 10am

Our annual outing to Barry Buddon Army Camp with other local wildlife groups. Bring packed lunch and suitable clothing. Meet at the football pitch car park (just behind the caravan park) at Monifieth at 10am. This is a chance to see many species of birds as well as butterflies, dragonflies, flowers and moths.

Time: 10am - 4pm

Price: free

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

Wed
11

WEDNESDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2019 - VICKY TURNBULL 'WADER MONITORING AT LOCH LEVEN'

Location: Methodist Church Hall, West Marketgait, Dundee (upstairs Hall)

A look at how RSPB's Loch Leven has managed it's reserve to make it more successful at attracting breeding and overwintering waders such as lapwings.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: £1 including refreshments

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

Sun
22

SUNDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER - OUTING TO FIFE NESS

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

An outing to see the passage migrants including skuas and warblers from Fife Ness headland or in the surrounding woodlands e.g. Denburn Wood at Crail.
Bring packed lunch and suitable clothing.

Time: 9am to 5pm

Price: free, help with petrol costs

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

October 2019

Wed
16

WEDNESDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2019 - ANDREW THORPE, 'BIRDS, BATS & BEASTIES -'40 YEARS OF OFFSHORE RECORDING'

Location: Methodist Church Hall, West Marketgait, Dundee (upstairs Hall)

Andrew Thorpe is the Recorder of the North Sea Bird Club. His talk is about the birds and other creatures that have been found on the North Sea oil platforms over the last 40years.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: £1 including refreshments

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

Sun
20

SUNDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2019

Location: Meet at Crichton Street, Dundee at 9am

A search for passage migrants such as yellow-browed warblers at the Angus migrant 'hotspots'

Time: 9am - 4pm

Price: Free, help with petrol costs

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

November 2019

Wed
13

WEDNESDAY 13TH NOVEMBER 2019 - ERIC McCABE, 'NAMIBIA -MORE THAN A DESERT!'

Location: Methodist Church Hall, West Marketgait, Dundee (upstairs Hall)

Eric is a well known local wildlife photographer who is now an annual fixture on our programme due to the excellence of his talks. Here he visits Namibia in SW Africa and shows us the wonderful and surprisingly diverse wildlife to be found there.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: £1 including refreshments

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

Sun
24

SUNDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 2019 - OUTING TO LOCH LEVEN AND BIRNIE LOCH

Location: Meet at Crichton Street, Dundee at 9am

A trip to RSPB Loch Leven Reserve to see the variety of geese, ducks, waders and other birdlife on the reserve. A visit to Birnie Loch on the return journey or Letham Pools.
Bring suitable clothing and packed lunch.

Time: 9am - 4pm

Price: free, help with petrol costs

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com

December 2019

Wed
11

WEDNESDAY 11TH DECEMBER 2019 - XMAS SOCIAL

Location: Methodist Church Hall, West Marketgait, Dundee (upstairs Hall)

Our annual get together. A quiz, raffle, lots of food and members pictures (Bring your own pictures on a memory stick). Come along, it's a lot of fun.

Time: 7.00pm (Note earlier time)

Price: Members will be asked to contribute food/drink

Telephone: 01382 532461

E-mail: grahamnjen@hotmail.com