Birds of St Kilda – A talk

By | January 18, 2016

Birds of St Kilda – an illustrated talk on the 19th January in the Ministry Centre. 

Everybody is welcome. The speaker is Stephen Halliwell, from Preston, former secretary to Preston Birdwatching and Natural History Society.  His illustrated talk will start at 10 am and will last approx 1 hr 15 mins to be followed by questions and answers.

Bird Watching - St KildaSt Kilda is the most westerly island in Great Britain, 50 miles west of the Outer Hebrides, uninhabited for over 80 years; it hosts the world’s largest gannet colony.

Stephen is an experienced public speaker and has given this presentation to many of the bird watching groups and RSPB groups in the North West. It will cover the history of the island, past human settlement, the bird population, sustainability and climate change.

This talk is for all U3A members. There will be a £2 charge and there will be a break for refreshments at 11.30 and a short meeting afterwards for Bird Watching group members and anyone else who may be interested.

See Bird Watching group for more information and details of bird watching meetings.

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