Programme





Topsham Birdwatching and Naturalists Society

Talks 2017-18 in Matthews Hall at 7.30pm.


Non Members £4 unless stated otherwise


Thursday 20 July 2017 3-7pm: TBNS will be at Topsham Community Association’s Matthews Hall Users Group Event.

Friday 8 September 2017 at 7.30pm: “Dartmoor – a Changing Environment” with Dr Tom Greeves, Chairman, The Dartmoor Society.

Friday 29 September 2017 at 7.30pm: Hilda Parish Memorial Lecture “Around The World with the BBC Natural History Unit” with Stephen Moss, author, BBC presenter, RSPB council.

FIELDTRIP Saturday 7 October 2017 at 10am: Escorted Field Trip to Seaton Marshes. Meet at Cemetery Car Park SY 248912 by 10am. Bring lunch.

Friday 20 October 2017 at 7.30pm: “Galapagos – the Enchanted Isles” with Kelvin Boot, Broadcaster & Marine Biologist.

Friday 10 November 2017 at 7.30pm: “Jaws UK – Sharks in British Waters” with Douglas Herdson, Fish & Fisheries Biologist.

Friday 8 December 2017 at 7.30pm: “Much Ado About Rather Little - Shorebirds and Disturbance on the Exe Estuary” with Prof John Goss-Custard, Bournemouth University.

Friday 12 January 2018 at 7.30pm: “Natural History of Kamchatka and the Aleutian Islands” with Dr Mike Lock, Devon Birds.

Friday 9 February 2018 at 7.30pm: “Tracking Migrant Birds from Devon” with Dr Malcolm Burgess, Exeter University.

Friday 9 March 2018 at 7.30pm: “What Makes Birds Special – a journey into the wonders of bird biology and behaviour” with Jonathan Elphick, Natural History Author, Editor & Consultant.

Friday 13 April 2018 at 7.30pm: AGM and “The Future of the Exe Estuary Reserves” with RPSB Reserves Officer Peter Otley.

FIELDTRIP Saturday 21 April 2018 at 9.30am: Escorted Field Trip to Aylesbeare Common. Meet at Joney’s Cross Car Park SY057898. Bring lunch.

FIELDTRIP Saturday 2 June 2018 at 10am: Escorted Field Trip to Berry Head, Torbay. Meet at SX940561. Bring lunch. Café available.

FIELDTRIP 29 June 2018 at 9pm Escorted Field Trip with Sarah Butcher to Bystock Pools for bats and nightjars. Meet at the reserve's car park SY030849. Bring a torch.

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