Birdfair 2019

This year we have sponsored the Hobby Lecture theatre and have six talks sponsored by FIH and also donated Lot 66 which will be displayed in the conservation auction marquee over the weekend.

 Friday 16th August

11:00 am - 11:20 am Birds of the Falkland Islands by Andy Pollard

Introducing the 205 confirmed resident, transient, migrant and vagrant birds of the Falkland Islands, including 15 endemic species/subspecies.

 2:00 pm - 2:20 pm An Urban Birder on the Falkland Islands by David Lindo

The Falkland Islands was a place that David Lindo thought that he would never visit….. In his mind’s eye he envisaged a desolate set of rainy windy and desolate rocky islands.

How wrong he was!

 Saturday 17th August

11:00 am - 11:20 am Fantastic Falklands by Craig Jones

The Falkland Islands is a unique place in the South Atlantic. It's home to some to some truly spectacular wildlife that have little or no fear of humans.

My presentation will bring to life the islands incredible wildlife, showing their beauty among this amazing place that is a little part of Britain.

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm My Patch - Nature close to Stanley, Falkland Islands by Andy Pollard

Put the time in and you make your own luck! Introducing the exceptional birdlife, marine mammals and plants that can be found on my doorstep.

Stanley is the capital city of the Falkland Islands.

 Sunday 18th August

11:00 am - 11:20 am The wild Falkland Islands by Tormod Amundsen

Albatrosses, penguins, sea lions and extremely confiding birds makes Falklands one of the world’s top wildlife destinations. It is truly a world class place.

Tormod Amundsen of Biotope was recently invited to the Falkland Islands to conduct a series of site surveys, looking into possible visitor infrastructure projects.

From his base camp in Varanger near the arctic he got to travel the other side of the globe to explore a new destination. The sounds, scenaries and the incredibly confiding wildlife made for a nature adventure like no other! Tormod spent 14 days exploring and photographing the amazing Falklands.

 2:00 pm - 2:20 pm Sea Lion Island Nature Reserve by Andy Pollard

A must for any itinerary. This rodent and cat free Island is a haven for penguins, elephant seals and orcas.

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