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Pic of the Week Red-eyed Vireo, Porthgwarra, 12/10/17, Brian FieldClick HERE to view the full 2017 Archive.

NEWS AND UPDATES

So what is happening in the Society and Cornwall? –

*Seabirds Count – survey 2017* A census of breeding seabirds has been organised in the UK and Ireland approximately every 15 years since 1969-70. Together with the JNCC and partners we will be surveying the whole of the Cornish coastline over the next few breeding seasons to continue this work. To take part or find out more please see *Seabirds Count*

Summer seawatching in Cornwall – Where to go, When to go, and an Introduction to the Basics – article Here

Breeding Swifts – Dr Thais Martins of the Centre for Applied Zoology, Cornwall College Newquay is on a quest to find out where swifts are breeding in the County. She would like to know not just where screaming parties are, but more specifically where nesting sites are. If you can supply any records, they can be sent to recorder@cbwps.org.uk and we can collate and forward them to Dr Martins.

Seawatching – Summer 2017 – Dave Flumm looks at the extraordinary Great Shearwater and Wilson’s Petrel influxes this summer. Read the Article Here

Vulture poisoning with Veterinary Diclofenac drug – from Mark Avery’s blog we encourage you to read and sign the petition if you value Europe’s wildlife – http://www.cbwps.org.uk/cbwpsword/news/

‘Birds of Guyana’ talk – Friday October 27th, 7.30pm. at Chacewater Village Hall. A talk by Ian Gasper about birding in this tropical South American country. Trogans, hummingbirds, cotingas, tanagers and toucans. A birding paradise.
Admission is £3 and refreshments are available. Contact;Roger Hooper 01209 820610

Tawny Owl Study – a BSc Zoology student conducting research into regional dialects in Tawny Owls has requested our help with recordings taken in Cornwall. If you have any, or can help with making recordings please see futher details Here

To read all the latest News, views and updates and find out what is happening within the Society and Cornwall’s birdlife please visit the News Page on the website.

 

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