Meet at the National Trust visitor centre (NZ980016) in Ravenscar at 10.00am. It can be a bit wet under foot in there so stout footwear or boots will be needed along with suitable torches and hard hats. I have a few spare hard hats should anyone need them. Please let NiGibbons know if you are attending.
A chance to find out what has been going on in 2019 and to see what our recorders have ben up to. Members are requested to bring any information/sightings for 2019 and any exhibits for discussion.
A talk by Sam Newton on one of our most declining and iconic species – water voles.
Meet at the Bogle Hole car park GR NZ95240371. Note that we are going ‘rock pooling so suitable footwear such as wellies are probably necessary.
An appropriate presentation as many of these such as Common curlew and Golden plover are in serious decline at present.
This is a joint meeting with the Scarborough Birders and we will be looking at the possibility of setting up a swift box group.
A talk by Alan Rhodda and Philip Winter on moths and what we may expect in our local moth traps. Remember we have a moth trap available for members use with all the relevant books, collection pots etc.
A check on the bat boxes at Wykeham, Broadhead and Dalby. Meet at Hackness Village Hall at 10.00am GR SE 96748999. Contact Nick Gibbons for further details.