by Sarah Watts, Ecologist and Conservation Manager. Sarah is a plant ecologist with a strong focus on upland vegetation, restoration ecology and applied science. She is the Conservation Manager of Corrour in the Scottish Highlands and is currently researching her Continue reading Video Talk – 40 years of monitoring rare arctic-alpine plants on Ben Lawers
John Calladine, Senior Research Ecologist, BTO John tells a fascinating story of where these owls may wander off to, having spent much time and effort to follow their movements by tracking. You’ll be amazed.
“Black Devon Wetlands, RSPB Reserve,” Alison Leonard, RSPB A introduction to the development of this site and the variety of wildlife to found. A visit to view the site was promptly arranged, but failed to take place, a casualty of Continue reading 2019 November Talk
“Revealing the mysteries of bird migration with technology” by Ben Darvill, British Trust for Ornithology A timely introduction to recent advances in research.
The impressively comprehensive study and review by Valerie Thom, founder of the section and past-President, it followed on from the standard 2 volume work by Dr Baxter and Miss Rintoull and remained the authoritative reference until its replacement was published Continue reading 1986 ‘Birds in Scotland’ published
The study of birds has always been a major interest of the Society and many members and supporters donated bird skins for the museum’s collections during the Society’s first fifty years. The Ornithological Section was formed in 1963 by Valerie Continue reading 1963 Ornithology Section hatches