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Cramlington Bird Notes: 40+ years of bird-recording

Cramlington Bird Notes: 40+ years of bird-recording

Edited by Steve Holliday (2019) Bringing together the observations of local birders, this publication provides a comprehensive overview of the birdlife of Cramlington. Encompassing some 40 years of recording, it […]

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The Morpeth Swift Project

Friday 29 November 2019. With Graham Sorrie When he first moved to Lancaster Park, Graham Sorrie was delighted to find a pair of Swifts nesting on his house. However, a […]

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1829 Talk: The Effect of Large Gulls on Breeding Roseate Terns (Coquet Island)

Friday 29 November 2019. With Ibrahim Alfarwi, Newcastle University Roseate terns are Britain’s rarest breeding seabird. The last persistent colony breed is on Coquet Island, an RSPB reserve. In order to […]

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1829 Talk: Assessing the tourism potential of birds and terrestrial mammals

Friday 4 October 2019.With Maire Kirkland, Durham UniversityWildlife tourism represents an opportunity for protected areas to generate revenue for biodiversity conservation. Currently, the drivers of wildlife tourism remain ill-defined, though […]

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Connecting people through birds: insights from colour-ringing seabirds

Friday 05 October 2018. Although uniquely-numbered metal rings have been used to study bird movements, migration and survival rates for many years, useful information is only generated if the bird […]

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Red Kites in North East England

Friday 09 March 2018. Red Kites were re-introduced to the Derwent Valley between 2003 and 2006. This talk by Ian Kerr, a member of Friends of Red Kites’ monitoring team, […]

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Non-native Species in a Changing World

Friday 09 February, 2018. Join Pete Robertson to look at the history and consequences of non-native species on the British countryside, their role in our ecosystems, and how their effects […]

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Isle of May National Nature Reserve Uncovered

Friday 02 February, 2018. David Steel, Reserve Manager of the Isle of May, will reveal all about this hidden gem that is home to the largest Puffin colony on the […]

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Bucking the Trend on Coquet Island

Friday 6 October 2017. Coquet Island is an important seabird colony off the Northumberland coast which is home to the UK’s only substantial colony of Roseate Terns, and the number […]

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Northumberland’s Secret Seas

Friday 12 January, 2018. Discovering the mysterious underwater world off the Northumberland coast, this talk by Ben Burville will focus on the behaviour of grey seals and white beaked dolphin. […]

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