Illustrated Talks

Wednesday 22 June

Britain’s declining farmland birds –
how best to help them?

Corn Marigolds flowering in a fallow arable field at City Farm, near Eynsham

an Illustrated talk presented by
Alan Larkman
Chairman of Oxford Ornithological Society

‘The populations of many groups of animals and plants have decreased over the last 50 years, but few declines have been as severe and as well documented as those of our farmland birds. There is little doubt that the intensification of farming has been the primary cause, and current measures to reverse the declines have so far met with little success. I’ll try to review and give examples of some very different conservation approaches that are now being tried.’

The Hall, Christ Church, Northcourt Road, Abingdon, OX14 1PL
Grid. Ref. SU 501983

7.30 pm.
Talks are preceded by news of sightings and events of interest to naturalists, and normally finish at around 9:15pm

Non-members are welcome:
– admission £3.00

Pedestrian access is via the door near the Defibrilator, opposite Shelley Close.

There are Free Car Parks either side of the church.


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