Buzzards – Gloucestershire Raptor Monitoring Group Meeting

Buzzard. Rob Brookes

Buzzard                                                                                                                                           Rob Brookes

Robin Prytherch, a researcher on Buzzards is, giving a talk on the species on Thursday 8th December.

Robin has been studying Common Buzzards in an area south of Bristol for many years, making detailed and extensive observations of breeding behaviour, and monitoring individual birds.

He’s the author of several papers in British Birds, including how territory size and productivity have changed as numbers have increased, and (last March) on nests, trees and prey remains.

7:30pm at the Gala Club, Fairmile Gardens off Tewkesbury Road (A38), Gloucester GL29EB. Refreshments available.
Tickets are £5, available from the GRMG website, or reserve one with them and pay on the night.

Curlews

On Wednesday 23rd November Mary Colwell is in Gloucester talking about Curlews and their severe decline.

Mary is a writer and produer for the BBC Wildlife Unit who has recently undertaken a 500-mile sponsored walk around the UK and Ireland to draw attention to the plight of this species.

Not only have Curlews seriously declined in the UK and Ireland, but we have a large proportion of the worldwide population anyway.

Weds 23rd November, 7:30pm at the Gala Club, Fairmile Gardens, Gloucester GL2 9EB, just off the A38.
Admission free, but donations welcome on the night.