The Bird Fair Come To The First Ever Birding Question Time



Alan and Africa

Alan has been birding for a while now and would love to answer your questions.



We love giving talks at the Bird Fair always lovely people and so much fun. Each year we try and think of new talks that visitors to this huge celebration of birds and birding might like. So often our talks are about our recent Birdwatching Trips, a collection of birds, wildlife and places we have visited with some, hopefully, humours tales along the way. But we wanted to try and do something different and somehow came up with the idea of "Ask The Speaker" a take off of the BBC programme Question Time. We thought it might be fun to open the talk up to the audience to ask questions about anything bird related. Hopefully folks wont be shy and will ask all sorts of intersting questions that Alan can tackle, maybe! The idea is be fairly light-hearted but of course some issues are more serious, Hen Harriers, climate change, declines in our bird populations and hopefully there will be time to cover a really wide range of topics.


Alan getting rather shouty at Hen Harrier Day, blood pressure!



The "Ask The Speaker" talk takes place in the Hobby Marquee at 5pm on Saturday and it would be great to see lots of folks and take lots of interesting questions. We will be at Bird Fair all three days and hope to catch up with lots of old friends and make lots of new ones. This year we are not going to be on the Leica stand but will be on the Tropical Birding stand, on the Grant Arms stand, giving our talks and taking part in the quiz "Would I Fly To You" if you miss us on these please call Alan's mobile if you have a particular something to chat about, we would hate to miss you! If you don't have Alan's mobile please email us here to ensure we can meet up. The Bird Fair just keeps growing and growing and it is easy to not see people in amongst the huge crowds.


Bill Oddie and Alan chat about the good old days of birding!




Not the usual view of The Bird Fair, photo by Tormod Amerson.



If you would like information on any of our Birdwatching Trips please email us here...

info@birdwatchingtrips.co.uk


Rock Pratincoles photographed in Uganda on a Birdwatching Trips tour.





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