A list of our events can be found on our Facebook page, and can also be obtained by joining our mailing list. To join the mailing list, please e-mail The Mailing List.
We would like to make members aware of the Cork Branch outings also, as many members are able to attend both. Their outings can be found on their website.
Except where indicated, all events are free and non-Members are very welcome.
***CANCELLED***Wednesday 17th January 2018
Talk & slideshow – A birding trip to North Peru by Paul Hadland & Anne Dale
7:30pm The Warren Suite, Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery
Sunday 28th January 2018
West Cork Bird Race
8:30am Race start at Scally’s SuperValu car park, Clonakilty
5:30pm Race finish at O’Donovan’s Hotel, Clonakilty
Contact: Nicholas Mitchell email@example.com to register your team (€5pp registration includes food in O’Donovan’s after the race)
Sunday 4th February 2018
Mixed deciduous, riverine woodland located on the River Lee & haven to resident & wintering birds.
11:00am Meet at north-side car park on Inchigeelagh Road R584 (OSI Map 79, ref: W 329 713; GPS 51.89025N, -8.97480W). Bring suitable clothing (Wellies are advisable) & picnic.
Leader: John Lynch Toilets: No Walk: Easy
Sunday 25th March 2018
Timoleague & Courtmacsherry
Herons, Divers & Ravens
10:00am Meet at Wood Point car park Courtmacsherry (Grid Ref W 516 427; GPS 51.63571, -8.69780) for car pool to Timoleague.
Leader: Paul Connaughton Toilets: Yes Walk: Easy
Wednesday 28th March 2018
Annual General Meeting – Members only
7:30pm Room 117, O’Donovan’s Hotel, Clonakilty
Throughout April 2018
West Cork peninsulas – Spring migration
Same format as previous years: Peter Wolstenholme, Nicholas Mitchell, Paul Connaughton, Paul Hadland & Mike Cobley will lead outings to the Old Head, Galley Head & Mizen Head when conditions are suitable, which could be any day of the week. In order to receive text alerts, please email Nicholas Mitchell with your mobile number.
Sunday 6th May 2018
Old Head of Kinsale – Spring migration
8:30am Meet at the car park opposite The Speckled Door (Grid Ref W 618 431; GPS 51.63973, -8.55133) for full day outing on foot. Bring suitable clothing & picnic lunch.
Leader: Paul Connaughton Toilets: No Walk: Moderate
Sunday 13th May 2018
4.30am Meet at Long Strand car park on R598 5km east of Rosscarbery (Grid Ref. W 323 346 or GPS 51.56084, -8.97574) for prompt start at 4:45am. Refreshments afterwards.
Leader: David Rees Toilet facilities: No Walk: Easy
Cork Branch Events:
Cork Branch Contacts: If you have any enquiries, would like to receive email updates on activities etc, would like to volunteer your services or would like any additional details, please contact:
Paul Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org or 087-690 8108.
Jim Wilson at email@example.com or 085-8132710
Note: To receive email updates and news about the branch, contact Jim Wilson at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Beginners, families and non-members welcome to meetings and outings.