RSPB Liverpool programme of indoor meetings September to December 2022

We have Eight indoor meetings are held during the year with a four month break during the summer months. Meeting on the 3rd Monday of every month from September to April. (The December meeting is normally held the first Monday of the month) offering  a varied programme of entertaining and informative illustrated talks, not only about birds but also other wildlife related subjects around the world.

Meeting place – Mossley Hill Parish Church, (St. Mathew & St. James) at the junction of Rose Lane and Mossley Hill road. L18 8DB

Doors open 7pm, meetings commence at 7.30pm and last about 2 hours with an interval for refreshments. Tea, coffee and soft drinks are available at the interval and this presents new members and visitors an excellent opportunity to meet existing members of the Group and to find out more about our activities. Admission charge of £3 applies, this includes a raffle ticket for the evening’s prize draw.              Accessibility: Toilets, car parking, ramp entrance access, hearing induction loop.  Audience – covid masks personal choice.

RSPB Liverpool Indoor meeting Mossley Hill Church

Monday September 19th

 Mike Roberts – Bittern Diaries

This talk covers my attempts to photograph bitterns in a variety of habitats particularly at Moore NR in winter and the Somerset Levels in Summer. It looks at both wintering and breeding behaviour as well as recent efforts to help recover the UK breeding population.

Monday October 17th

Chris Galvin – Bee-eaters & Kingfishers: An introduction to the birds of Goa.

With eight species of Kingfisher and three species of Bee-eater, Goa has become a favourite with British birders seeking some warm winter birding. Whether it is the jungles of the Western Ghat Mountains, Carambolim & Maem Lakes or the rice fields of Siolim there is always some great birding to be done.

Monday November 21st

Brian Anderson – Feathers and Wings

A presentation featuring over 50 bird species from five continents. This will include familiar species from Europe, to more exotic vultures and caracaras from South America; kites, sun birds and bee-eaters from Asia, to albatrosses, petrels and penguins from Antarctica.

Monday December 5th

Richie Baker (Richie the ranger ) – A Walk in the Park

We all know that our local parks are a haven for bird watching, but just what do we know about the history and features of our beautiful parks and open spaces?. This presentation takes the audience through many of our much loved parks. The talk tells of the history and features of our parks such as Otterspool, Sefton, Calderstones etc. Each with an amazing tale to tell.