BirdWatching and Related Organisations

Local Ornithological Organisations

A number of Birdwatching clubs and organisations exist within Clwyd and the some are included here. Most have very modest annual fees and all of them offer outdoor and indoor meetings throughout the year. Details can be obtained from the Secretaries at the following addresses.
Please enclose a Stamped Addressed Envelope when applying to theseOrganisations for information:
                          		
			 The Deeside Naturalists Society
			O. M. Davies
			6 Maes Cantaba,
			Ruthin,
			Denbighshire,
			LL15 1YP

			 Wrexham Birdwatchers
			Marian Williams,
			10 Lake View,
			Gresford,
			 Wrexham,
			LL12 8PU

			Clwyd Ornithological Society
			Mr.Elvet Jones,
			 "Sandiway",
			Llanasa,
			Holywell,
			CH3 9NE.

			Brenig Bird Group
			12 Love Lane,
			Denbigh,
			Denbighshire
Rare bird sightings in the Clwyd area should be reported to the County Bird recorder who is:
			Norman Hallas
			63 Park Avenue,
			Wrexham
			LL12 7AW
			Tel. 01978 290522
			Email. n.hallas@tesco.net
The Clwyd Bird Recording Group (CBRG) of which Norman is also Chairman, publishes a Report of Bird Sightings in the Clwyd area. The report for 1993-5 was recently published and is available from the secretary:
			Dr. Anne Brenchley
			Ty'r Fawnog,
			43 Blackbrook,
			Sychdyn,
			Mold,
			Flintshire,
			CH7 6LT
			Tel. 01352 750118
			Email. ian&anne@imsab.idps.co.uk		
The report costs 2.00 and includes several interesting articles. The 1999 report is to be published soon, enquire for details. The Wrexham Birdwatchers also produce an Annual Report which is avialable from the address given above.


National Ornithological Organisations

The major national Birdwatching organisations are listed below. Some of these own, control and manage many of the most important reserves in Britain, whilst others are concerned with Ornithological data gathering, such as bird censuses and annual migration patterns:
		
			The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO)
			The Nunnery,
			Thetford,
			Norfolk.
			IP24 2PU		

			The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)
			The Lodge,
			Sandy,
			Bedfordshire,
			SG19 2DL
	
			The Royal Society for Nature Conservation (RSNC)
			The Green,
			Nettleham,
			Lincolnshire,
			LN2 2NR	

			Nature Conservancy Council
			Northminster House,
			Northminster,
			Petersborough,
			Cambridgeshire,

			The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
			Slimbridge,
			Gloucestershire,
			GL2 7BT

			National Trust (NT)
			36 Queen Annes Gate,
			London,
			SW1H 9AS

			Council for the Protection of Rural Wales (CPRW)
			Ty Gwyn,
			31 High St.,
			Welshpool,
			Powys
			SY21 7JP