Programme of Events 2023-2024

Indoor meetings have resumed at Exeter Hall (details below), but some meetings will be held online using the Zoom video-conferencing system.

Attendance to Zoom meetings is limited to 100 on a first-come-first-served basis, and you must ensure that the membership secretary has your email address to that you can receive the link for each individual meeeting.

13/09/2023 (Wed)
Indoor meeting: Bars and Spots - mixed fortunes of British woodpeckers
By: Dr Ken Smith
24/09/2023 (Sun)
Keyhaven Marshes, Hants
Coastal Saltmarsh
11/10/2023 (Wed)
Indoor meeting: Investigating avian hatching failure and its implications for conservation
By: Ashleigh Marshall
22/10/2023 (Sun)
Port Meadow, Oxon
Flood Meadows
25/10/2023 (Wed)
Indoor meeting: BTML 2023. Bird Migration in a Changing World
By: Prof Jennifer Gill
08/11/2023 (Wed)
Indoor meeting: Water Voles - a national approach to saving "Ratty"
By: Dr Merryl Gelling
26/11/2023 (Sun)
Ravensthorpe Reservoir, Northants
13/12/2023 (Wed)
Online meeting: Moult: an essential, but underrated, process with multiple effects on a bird's biology
By. Prof Lukas Jenni
17/12/2023 (Sun)
Christmas Common, Bucks
Chiltern Hills/Woodland
10/01/2024 (Wed)
Online meeting: The Impact of Avian Flu on the UK's Wild Bird Populations
By: Prof Phil Atkinson
14/01/2024 (Sun)
Slimbridge Wildlife Wetlands Trust, Glos
River Severn Wetlands
14/02/2024 (Wed)
Online meeting: Saving Turtle Doves on a Grand Scale
By: Dr Carles Carboneras
18/02/2024 (Sun)
Little Marlow Gravel Pits, Bucks
Thames riverine habitat with gravel pits
13/03/2024 (Wed)
Indoor meeting: The Peregrine Falcon
By: Richard Sale & Steve Watson
17/03/2024 (Sun)
Farlington Marshes, Hants
Harbour saltmarsh
10/04/2024 (Wed)
Indoor meeting: Svalbard: Life On The Cold Edge
By: Paul Collins
14/04/2024 (Sun)
Frensham Ponds, Surrey
08/05/2024 (Wed)
Indoor meeting: AGM followed by: Shorebird Research in the Arctic and the Andes
By: Dr Peter Santema
19/05/2024 (Sun)
Wyre Forest, Worcs
16/06/2024 (Sun)
Martin Down, Hants
21/07/2024 (Sun)
Bolderwood, nr Minstead, Hants
Heathland and Woodland
18/08/2024 (Sun)
Cotswold Water Park, Glos/Wilts

Indoor Events

Indoor meetings take place at Exeter Hall, Kidlington. Indoor meetings are free to members; non-members are invited to make a donation.

The start time is 7.45pm prompt and we finish at 10.00pm at the latest.

The Bernard Tucker Memorial Lecture is also held at Exeter Hall and admission is £2.00.

Outdoor Events

Full details will be published in OOS Bulletins and announced at preceding indoor meetings, or contact the OOS Field Trip Secretary, Stephen Alley. Unless otherwise stated, outdoor events are free of charge and are open to non-members.

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