COUNTDOWN TO THE 2016 BTO ANNUAL CONFERENCE
NIGHTJARS, choughs, marsh tits, guillemots, red kites, gulls and pied flycatchers are among the species that will fall under the spotlight at next month's (December 2-4) eagerly-awaited BTO annual conference.
|Nightjar - Greg Conway and Ian Henderson will provide an update on this strange species' fortunes in Thetford Forest, Norfolk|
As well as informative presentations, the event - to be held at Swanwick, near Alfreton in Derbyshire - will incorporate an art exhibition and sales of bird-related gifts, Swarovski optics and secondhand books, plus plenty of birding bonhomie.
|An enthusiastic welcome is assured from BTO's ever-enthusiastic director, Andy Clements|
The proceedings will be opened by BTO director Andy Clements.
Following registration and a drinks reception on the Friday, there will just be one talk - Tony Cross and Adrienne Stratford will describe 25 years of ringing choughs.
|Chough - Tony Cross and Adrienne Stratford have spent a quarter of a century monitoring the progress in Wales of this rare corvid|
|Nicholas Watts will describe how he has made his farm near Spalding a haven for a range of species including tree sparrows and various raptors|
|The Hayes conference centre in Swanwick - venue for the conference|
The full programme and booking details are on the BTO website at: