Programme




Topsham Birdwatching and Naturalists Society

Talks 2018-19 in Matthews Hall at 7.30pm
and Field Trips as detailed.


Non Members £4 unless stated otherwise



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 Friday 29 June 2018 at 9.00pm: Escorted Field Trip – Bats at Bystock. Meet Reserve car park SY032849. Bring a torch & insect repellent!

Friday 14 September 2018 at 7.30pm: “Devon’s Living Seas” with Coral Smith DWT Marine Education Officer.

FIELDTRIP Saturday 22 September 2018 at 8.30am: Bird Ringing Demonstration with the Axe Valley Ringing Group. Meet at Seaton Cemetery SY248915.

Friday 12 October 2018 at 7.30pm: “British Amphibians and Reptiles” with John Breeds, Devon Reptile and Amphibian Group.

FIELDTRIP Saturday 13 October 2018 at 2.00pm: Escorted Field Trip to Wembury Beach, S Devon with Coral Smith DWT Marine Education Officer.

Friday 9 November 2018 at 7.30pm: “Wild and Ancient Orkney” with Peter Exley, Tour Director and Conservationist.

Thursday 13 December 2018 at 7.30pm: “Living with Deer and other Animals since the Ice Age” with David Ireson, Education Office, British Deer Society.

Friday 11 January 2019 at 7.30pm: “Climate Change and the Forecasting of Weather” with Dr Jon Petch, Met Office Head of Science Partnerships.

Friday 8 February 2019 at 7.30pm: Hilda Parish Memorial Lecture “Birds Behaving Badly” with Dominic Couzens, Author and Broadcaster.

Friday 8 March 2019 at 7.30pm: “Creating a Wildlife Garden with a Celebration of Devon Wildlife” with Dr Gavin Haig, Author and Broadcaster.

Friday 12 April 2019 at 7.30pm: TBNS AGM, followed by “Wildlife on a Package Holiday to Costa Rica” with Roger Hamling, DWT.

FIELDTRIP Saturday 27 April 2019 at 10.00am: Escorted Field Trip to Exminster Marshes with Nigel Pinhorn, Devon Nature Walks. Meet at RSPB car park.

FIELDTRIP Saturday 11 May 2019 at 10.00am: Field Trip to Avon Dam, Dartmoor. Meet Shipley Bridge car park SX680629.


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