10th January 2019
7th February 2019
7th March 2019
|7.30pm - 9pm|
The Wynd Centre
6 School Wynd, Paisley PA1 2DB
|This is a free event|
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Hosted by experts in the field, these talks provide an interesting insight into various natural history topics. The talks are open to everyone and there's no need to book, just come along.
10th January: Winners and Losers: the effects of climate change on our Scottish insects
Illustrated talk by Dr Scott Shanks (Conservation Officer, Buglife Scotland)
With climate change taking place what effect is this having on our insect populations? This talk will discuss how climate change will affect butterflies in particular, and how some will gain and some will ultimately loose in this ever-changing scenario. Event is open to everyone and free of charge.
7th February: Cetaceans in the Clyde
Illustrated talk by David Nairn (Clyde Porpoise C.I.C)
This talk will concentrate on cetaceans in the upper Clyde and the Harbour Porpoise in particular. With recent controversy over a recent planning application to create a decommissioning port at Hunterston terminal and the noise implications with pill driving - what will happen to our marine mammals in the upper Clyde? Talk is open to all and free of charge.
7th March: Birds of Southern Spain
Programme Illustrated talk by Angus Hogg
Birdwatching in Cadiz Province and the straits of Gibraltar Angus will take us into the Tarifa hinterland in southern Spain, rich in breeding bird species of rocky wood country. Vultures abound here, with colonies of Griffon, Egyptian and Black. Tarifa beach is a favourite place to see gull and tern flocks with large numbers of passage waders, and the straits of Gibraltar is well known for bird migration. In addition this talk will discuss the larger autumn movements of storks and many species of raptor as they move south into Africa. Talk is open to all and free of charge.
Additional Dates: 07 February 2019, 07 March 2019
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