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 Tom Pace.

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 19 May 2018 at 10am: Escorted Field Trip to Berry Head, Torbay. Meet at SX940561. Bring lunch. Café available.

FIELDTRIP 29 June OR 6 July 2018 at 9pm Escorted Field Trip with Sarah Butcher to Bystock Pools for bats and nightjars.