Coleraine  RSPB Local Group  –  Programme of Events 2023-24

Indoor Meetings

Monday 18th Sept    James Alego Orr – Wildlife on National Trust Properties

Monday 16th Oct      Mark Smith – Swifts

Monday 20th Nov     Ian Dickey – Circus Cyaneus and others

Monday 4th December – Group Dinner

Monday 15th Jan   Heather and Geff Larkin – Panama

15th January Heather and Geff Larkin – Talk on Panama

Monday 19th Feb     Joanne Sherwood – TBC

Monday 18th Mar    Mervyn Guthrie – Wild America – Alaska 1979

Monday 15th April    Brenda Campbell – The Island of Adventure – Barra

Our meetings are held at; Ballysally Youth and Community Centre, 25 Ballysally Road, Coleraine BT52 2QA

They are held on the 3rd Monday of the month from 7.30pm. Entrance fee of £3 for non-members.

Membership fees are £12 per year.  A fund-raising raffle will be held after the talk.

Field Trips

Sept   Tues. Bann Estuary

Oct     Wed. Inch Donegal

Nov   Tues. Myroe Levels Limavady

Jan 24th  Wed. RSPB Window on Wildlife Belfast Docks

Feb  27th Tues. Portstewart – Portrush Coastal Path

Portstewart Coastal Path

Mar 30th Sat. Glenveagh Donegal

April 27th Sat. Oxford Island

Our field trips are to a variety of locations on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday on the following week after our indoor meeting.  The usual meeting point is at the Riverside Retail Park, in front of the Curry’s store at 09.30.

Suitable clothing and footwear should be worn, this is after all Northern Ireland!

Don’t forget to bring your binoculars and a packed lunch. Those members with scopes are happy to share them.  Where possible we share transport and reimburse the driver a percentage of the fuel costs. Field trips are subject to change.