Unless shown otherwise, meetings will take place on Wednesdays at 8 pm, in Room 109 in the Palmer Building at Reading University. Members admitted free – the usual admission fee for non-members is £4.

Birds of Gambia

Ashley Grove

Ashley always entertains us with magnificent photos of the many birds he loves and tonight is no exception! Here are some of the many colourful… Read More

The Shearwater’s World

Professor Tim Guilford, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford

Shearwaters are amongst the most elusive creatures on earth, spending most of their lives far out to sea and coming on land only to breed…. Read More

The Biking Birder

Gary Prescott

Gary will be telling us this evening of his amazing adventures as the Biking Birder across the UK and Peru, all undertaken in the most… Read More

BOC Photographic Competition


It’s our annual photographic competition again where members can show off their talents at capturing wonderful images of birds. Why not enter YOUR photographs!

The Reserves of Lincolnshire

Stephen Lovell

It’s not all flat! Lincolnshire has a wealth of man-made water bodies and boasts one of Britain’s favourite bird reserves, Frampton on The Wash estuary…. Read More