Come And Say Hello At Bird Fair 2018 It is Going To Be Massive

Birdfair from air

This coming weekend, well from Friday 17th August – Sunday 19th August it is the annual birding event to be at – The British Bird Fair. You have to be there! This is the 30th Bird Fair and is sure to be the biggest and best yet. Everything to do with birds, birdwatching and birding is here in one place. The venue, Rutland Water, is also a great place to watch birds. Come along and say hello!

Here is where you can find us…

Bill Oddie with Alan

You never know who you might meet on the Leica stand, Bill Oddie maybe!

All three days, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, we will be on the Leica stand in the Optics Marquee from 10am – 12 noon. Please come down and say hello! The Leica stand has a great view over a lagoon so plenty of birds to see. Come and try out the best binoculars in the world, they really are, Leica Noctivids 8x42’s, simple mind-blowing good!

We are also giving three, yes three, talks at this year’s Bird Fair…

On Friday 17th August

Ruth is talking on “Birdwatching – Not Just A Man’s World”

Pedra Forca Ruth

In the Merlin Lecture Marquee at 1pm, a twenty minute presentation, see you there!

On Saturday 18th August

Cuban Tody 2018 1

We are both talking on “Cuba – Endemic birds, sunshine, rum and classic cars”

In the Osprey Lecture Marquee at 4pm, a twenty minute presentation, see you there!

On Sunday 19th August

Alan will be talking on “Champions of the Flyway” a personal view.

End of race team photo 1

In the Hobby Lecture Marquee at 12.30pm, a twenty minute presentation, see you there!

And there is more….

On Friday 17th August

Ruth is taking part in the celebrity quiz show “Would I Fly With You”.

This takes place in the Events Marquee at 5pm and should finish at 5.45pm. Sure to be great fun! See you there!

On Sunday 19th August

Ruth is taking part in the celebrity quiz show “Birdless Point Brain”

This takes place in the Events Marquee at 1pm and should finish at 1.45pm. See you there!

The Bird Fair opening times are….

Friday 17th August

Gates open from 9am – Fair closes at 5.30pm

Saturday 18th August

Gates open from 9am – Fair closes at 5.30pm

Sunday 19th August

Gates open from 9am – Fair closes at 5pm

Looking forward to see a lot of wonderful people coming together to celebrate our shared passion for birds!

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