News archive

October 2017

Thursday, 19 October 2017

The Life Scientific

The Life Scientific

On the programme, Professor Tim Birkhead spoke to Jim Al Khalili about his 40 years of research on promiscuity in birds, his love of Skomer Island and its guillemots, and the extraordinary musical talent of the male bullfinch. The link below should take you to the BBC page where you can either listen to or download a recording, its worth it for the whistling bullfinch alone!
On Tuesday, November 20th 2018, Prof Birkhead will be giving a talk entitled: The Most Perfect Thing (a bird's egg) 

Friday, 13 October 2017

October and November Afternoon Indoor Meetings

October and November Afternoon Indoor Meetings

Tues October 24th 2.30 pm AFTERNOON INDOOR MEETING: Aimée Nicholson: The Hen Harrier
Life+ Project.
This is an exciting five-year programme of Hen Harrier conservation running until 2019. The LIFE
project combines satellite tagging, on-the-ground monitoring, nest protection, investigations work,
awareness-raising; and working with volunteer raptor field workers, landowners and local
communities to protect hen harriers across northern England and southern and eastern Scotland.
Aimée Nicholson, the Community Engagement Officer for the North of England, will be speaking
about these magnificent birds, the threat they face and what the RSPB are doing to help them.
Tea and/or coffee included.
Parking at Scarcroft School will not be available on this date, please use public transport or Nunnery
Lane CP.

Tuesday November 28th 2.30 pm AFTERNOON INDOOR MEETING: Farmland Birds - a RSPB talk presented by Bob Coursey.
Tea and/or coffee included. Parking at Scarcroft School will not be available on this date, please use public transport or Nunnery Lane CP.