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The State of Nature 2019

The State of Nature report for 2019 has some good news for Wales but also highlights continuing worrying degradation of habitats and declines in biodiversity

2019 Conference – booking open and all types of tickets still available

The 2019 Conference will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of WOS and will be held at the Penglais Campus at Aberystwyth University on Saturday 16 November 2019.

Awards and Grants 2019

Nominations have now closed for the 2019 Student Research Award and the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award.

A New Birds of Wales

Progress up to September 2019
Species Sponsorship
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Events for birdwatchers in Wales

Jan
22
Wed
Glamorgan Bird Club : Outdoor Meeting – Cardiff Bay & Cosmeston.
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Wednesday 22nd January – Cardiff Bay & Cosmeston (F) 2. Gulls are likely to be the main focus of this trip, although Black Redstart has been seen round the Bay in past winters.

Field Meetings (F) – Please contact John Wilson (info@glamorganbirds.org.uk) before the due date. Bring packed lunch and suitable clothing/footware. Participants may be expected to car share. The meeting place in Cardiff for many trips is St Margaret’s Road in Whitchurch, Cardiff – We meet at the A4054 end.

Please note though, that due to the difficulty of getting to St Margaret’s Rd mid week mornings, esp for the leader, mid week trips will normally be meet at the location.

Jan
25
Sat
Gwent Ornithological Society : Indoor Meeting – AGM.
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

AGM

Leader Keith Roylance.

After the business of the meeting and refreshments provided by members, a photo show by four members – 4 x 15minutes.

All indoor meetings are held on Saturdays at Goytre Village Hall, Penperlleni (SO 323 046) and start at 7:30pm. An entrance fee of £2.00 includes tea and biscuits. Open to non-members. Goytre Sports & Social Club, Heol Drenewydd, Penperlleni, Pontypool NP4 0AR, UK.

Feb
2
Sun
Glamorgan Bird Club : Outdoor Meeting – Penclacwydd WWT.
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sunday 2nd February – Penclaccwydd WWT (F) 1. There have been surprises on recent trips, including Spoonbill and Otter. There is an entrance fee for non-WWT members.

Field Meetings (F) – Please contact John Wilson (info@glamorganbirds.org.uk) before the due date. Bring packed lunch and suitable clothing/footware. Participants may be expected to car share. The meeting place in Cardiff for many trips is St Margaret’s Road in Whitchurch, Cardiff – We meet at the A4054 end.

Please note though, that due to the difficulty of getting to St Margaret’s Rd mid week mornings, esp for the leader, mid week trips will normally be meet at the location.

Feb
4
Tue
Glamorgan Bird Club : Indoor Meeting – Birding in E. Europe, a talk given by Paul Bowden.
Feb 4 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Tuesday 4th February – Birding in E. Europe – Paul Bowden (I). Paul will tell us about recent visits to Belarus and Bulgaria.

Indoor Meetings (I) – These are generally held on the first Tuesday of the month during the winter months. Start 7.45pm in the Kenfig National Nature Reserve’s Visitor Centre, Kenfig. Contact Paul Denning (01443 202607) for details.

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