EBwS 4th Conservation Conference - Saturday March 17th 2018

Coastal and Marshland Birds of Essex

Tickets are priced at £20 adult (accompanied under 16's £5) and include refreshments and lunch and are now available from Lesley Collins, 07515 338999 or email essexbirdwatchingsociety@gmail.com

There is limit of 100 delegates so dont miss out, get your tickets early!

Keep watching for details of the speakers.

All proceeds will go to Bird Conservation in Essex.

Kind donations are aleady being received for the Grand Raffle and we sincerely thank everyone for these.

Tickets will be going on sale at our November indoor meeting 

Bushnell 10X42 TROPHY 2016 Binoculars in green www.bushnell.com

Bushnell 16MP HD Essential E3 Tan, Low Glow, Box www.bushnell.com

Hawke Nature Trek 8 x 32 Binoculars from www.deben.com

A 3 day break for 2 with dinner, bed & breakfast at The Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey from www.bwwc.co.uk

Framed Print from Alan Bedding www.alanbeddinggallery.co.uk

Framed Photograph from Andrew Neal www.andrewneal.gallery

£15 voucher for Rohan Outdoor clothing www.rohan.co.uk

Feeder and bird feed received from www.birdfood.co.uk

1 year free subscription of British Birds magazine www.britishbirds.co.uk

1 Year Premium subscription to www.birdjournal.co.uk 

DVD promised from Paul Doherty www.birdvideodvd.com

Item promised from Swallow Birding www.swallowbirding.co.uk 

Opticron - Savanna R PC 8x33 binoculars www.opticron.co.uk

Swarovski OPTIK Wristwatch WWW.SWAROVSKIOPTIK.COM

DVD & Book from Dave Gosney www.easybirder.co.uk

Item promised from www.birdsandbees.co.uk


 Thank you to everyone who made the Conference another hugely successful and enjoyable one.  Well done to all the raffle winners - great to bring my Bear back home!!  

Only 729 days until the next one!!


REGISTRATION OPENS 8.45 FOR 10AM START


PROGRAMME OF SPEAKERS

”MIGRATION” by Professor IAN NEWTON OBE, FRS, FRSE, Ornithologist, Ecologist and Author                                    

”WESTERN PALEARCTIC-AFRICAN WADER MIGRATION” by GRAHAM EKINS, Ecologist, Photographer and Naturalist                                 

”WINTER MIGRATION of BLACKCAPS” by Dr KATE PLUMMER, BTO Research Ecologist, Terrestrial Ecology

”TALES of the UNEXPECTED” - New Insights from Tracking our Afro-Palaearctic Migrants by Dr CHRIS HEWSON, BTO Senior Research Ecologist, International Research Team

”MIGRANT BIRDS BENEFITING from ‘TEAM PEANUT WORK’ in WEST AFRICA” by SAMANTHA LEE, RSPB Turtle Dove Conservation Adviser

”MIGRATION of BLACK-TAILED GODWIT” by Professor JENNIFER GILL, School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich


Kind donations are being received for the Grand Raffle and we sincerely thank everyone for these, so far we have:-

6 x Bird books from www.birdwatching.co.uk

Hawke Nature Trek 8 x 42 Binoculars from www.deben.com

Day trip for two with Swallow Birding www.swallowbirding.co.uk 

£15 voucher for Rohan Outdoor clothing www.rohan.co.uk

1 year free subscription of British Birds magazine www.britishbirds.co.uk

Birdwatching in Europe DVD from Paul Doherty www.birdvideodvd.com

Savanna 8x23 Binoculars from Opticron www.opticron.co.uk

1 year digital subscription to Birdwatch Magazine www.birdwatch.co.uk

B-Grip Camera Support System & Tripot adaptor from www.cameraclean.co.uk

£50 voucher from www.nhbs.com

3 x Bird books from www.wildsounds.com

Signed book 'Tales from Concrete Jungles' from David Lindo www.theurbanbirder.com

4 x books from www.greenwings.co

DVD & Book from Dave Gosney www.easybirder.co.uk

1 Year Premium subscription to www.birdjournal.com

Signed Barn Owl Print by Steve Cale www.steve-cale-artist.co.uk

Framed Turtle Dove Photo by Liz Huxley www.lizhuxley.co.uk

4 x Bird T-Shirts from www.ornigraphy.co.uk

4 x Photography sessions from www.ph2ophotography.co.uk

Signed copy of 'Fighting for Birds' from Mark Avery www.markavery.info

 


ESSEX BIRDWATCHING SOCIETY 3rd Essex Conservation CONFERENCE

MIGRATION ‘OUT OF AFRICA’

 at Writtle College, Northumberland Lecture Theatre, Lordship Lane, Writtle, CM1 3RP

Saturday 19th March 2016

(Limited to 100 delegates only on a 'first come' basis)

Just £15.00, including light lunch and refreshments during the full day event

(Accompanied juniors under 16 just £5.00 each)

        All proceeds to the Black-tailed Godwit colour ringing & North Thames Gull Group colour ringing projects

            To book your place e-mail John Sykes at john.sykes@btinternet.com or call 01245 355132

                                              Further information & full list of speakers TO FOLLOW