Our next talk: “Return of the White-tailed Eagle and Osprey”

We had a packed house for our recent excellent talk by Gareth Jones – it was great to see so many of you there.

Our next talk (the last of this winter) is on Thursday 22nd February and we are delighted to welcome Dr Tim Mackrill who will talk about the return of White-tailed Eagles and Ospreys. In recent years these two species have returned to southern England thanks to pioneering reintroduction projects led by the Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation. Tim will give a fascinating overview of this work and explain how the latest in satellite technology is aiding our understanding of both species.

In Gloucestershire we’ve already had sightings (and radio-tracks) of White-tailed Eagles in our skies, and tagged Ospreys have been spotted. Might they breed here?…

Tim leads the work of the Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation in England. He completed a PhD on Osprey migration at the University of Leicester and managed the Rutland Osprey Project for more than ten years. He has written three books on Ospreys, including one for the Poyser series due to be published in February. He is also the founder of the Osprey Leadership Foundation, a charity that works with young people in different countries on the Osprey’s migratory flyway to inspire and enable the next generation of conservation leaders.

The venue is again the Royal British Legion Club in Hardwicke, GL2 4QA.
Doors open at 7pm for a 7:30pm start. There’s a bar; under-18s must be accompanied.

Standard tickets are £7, full-time students £3.50 and under-18s are free.

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