Oriental Bird Club AGM takes place on 22 September


The Oriental Bird Club (OBC) Annual Meeting and 34th AGM will be held in the Wilkinson Room, St John the Evangelist, Hills Road, Cambridge, on Saturday 22 September 2018.

The meeting starts at 11:00 and all are welcome – please bring your friends. Snacks, cakes, hot and cold drinks will be available all day.

The AGM, at which only OBC members may vote, will be held at 12:10 pm

There will also be book sales by by WildSounds and a day raffle in aid of the OBC Conservation Fund.

10:30 Doors open – hot drinks and cakes available
11:00 Opening remarks by the Chairman
11:15 Birding Highlights of the Tibetan Plateau – John Geeson
12:10 Annual General Meeting
12:40 Lunch break – refreshments and sales
13:40 A Silenced Recovery? – Understanding the patterns of avifaunal recovery and impacts of bird trapping in regenerating post-logged forest of lowland Sumatra – H S Sathya Chandra Sagar – School of Environmental Sciences, UEA
14:30 A flagship for conservation of the East Asian-Australasian flyway: fighting to save the Spoon-billed Sandpiper – James Robinson WWT Director of Conservation
15:20 Winners! OBC Prize Draw 2018
15:30 Break – refreshments & sales
15:50 Unidentified flying objects in Asia – Dr Nigel Collar – Leventis Fellow in conservation biology, BirdLife International.
16:40 Japan – Birding through the Seasons – Pete Morris, Birdquest
17:20 Closing remarks by the Chairman and day raffle draw
17:30 Meeting closes


Getting there

The postcode for the venue is CB2 8RN (see map).

Parking in side streets around the venue is very limited and we recommend that you travel by rail where possible or use the Park and Ride service.

Walking time from Cambridge Station forecourt is about 15-20 minutes.

Walk up Station Road to the junction with Hills Road and turn left. The venue is on the left hand side of Hills Road, about 400 m after it crosses the railway, directly opposite Homerton College. There is a frequent bus service from Drummer Street bus station via the railway station forecourt, and along Hills Road.