RSPB Airedale & Bradford Local Group

Upland Breeding Bird Survey by David Morris

11 Mar 2011 - 19:30
11 Mar 2011 - 21:45

Location: Shipley Library
2 Wellcroft
BD18 3QH

The talk is based around upland birds, featuring the key species, their ecology and habitats. He will give an insight into the results and methodology of the Upland Breeding Bird Survey- a collaboration project between the RSPB, BTO and Natural England. He will also talk about some of our upland reserves and the work being done with farmers and landowners in the uplands to restore habitat for key upland bird species.

Time: 7.30 pm

Price: £2.50 (children free) for members and non members

Birds of Washburn Valley by Peter Riley

11 Feb 2011 - 19:30
11 Feb 2011 - 21:45

Peter has walked the Washburn Valley for many years, using these walks to familiarize himself with the bird life of the valley. He will use his illustrated talk to convey his views and many aspects on bird study, such as conservation, behaviour and population trends, building on his experiences over the years. By the end of the evening, he will have conveyed his enthusiasm for this magical dale, and encourage members of the audience to visit and enjoy it as much as he does.

Time: 7.30 pm

Price: £2.50 (children free) for members and non members


Guided Walk: Dowley Gap and Hurst Wood

2 May 2010 - 10:00
2 May 2010 - 12:00

A guided walk from Dowley Gap to Hurst Wood via canal and return along river. Meet in parking area over canal bridge from Fisherman's Arms.


Sights and Sounds of British Wildlife by David Tolliday

10 Dec 2010 - 19:30
10 Dec 2010 - 21:30

Cuba: a Caribbean wilderness by Martin Davies

12 Nov 2010 - 19:30
12 Nov 2010 - 21:31

Feed The Birds Day Event

31 Oct 2010 - 10:00
31 Oct 2010 - 16:00

At Cliffe Castle, Keighley

Entrance Free

Details to follow

The Corner of an Island: Flora and Fauna of Anglesey by Rev. Hugh Linn

8 Oct 2010 - 19:30
8 Oct 2010 - 21:30

What's good for Birds is good for people too by Laurence Rose

10 Sep 2010 - 19:30
10 Sep 2010 - 21:30

Birds of the Pennines and Scotland by Gordon Yates

9 Apr 2010 - 19:30
9 Apr 2010 - 21:30

We commence with our AG.M. at 7.00p.m. followed by "Bird Habitats of the Pennines and Scotland" - a film by Gordon Yates. Special areas include the Pennines, the Lake District, South West Scotland, Arran, Colonsay and Jura. Gordon has been delighting the group with his films for some twenty years, and claims this is one of his personal favourites. Covering these spectacular areas, he will show us some of the specialities - Merlin, Waxwing. Hen Harrier, Comcrake, Golden Eagle, Red and Black Throated Divers and many more!

Shipley Library. Entrance £2.50 (Children Free)

Airedale & Bradford RSPB Group AGM

9 Apr 2010 - 19:00
9 Apr 2010 - 19:30

The Group's AGM at Shipley Library will precede the evening's talk.

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