Bird Club was founded in 1973 to promote, study, conserve and record the
bird life of
then the club has published an annual report every year (the Shetland Bird
Report) and participated in numerous ornithological enquiries.
is open to anyone with an interest in the bird life of Shetland. Both beginners and experts are equally welcomed, and everyone
has an opportunity to contribute to our knowledge of Shetland birds.
The Aims of the Club
- to study and record
bird life in Shetland
- to co-operate with
local and national bodies in ornithological enquiries
- to produce an annual
report, to be known as the 'Shetland Bird Report'
- to promote and develop
interest in ornithology in Shetland
- the conservation of
Shetland's bird life
provides the annual Shetland Bird Report, giving details of all species
seen in the county each year; regular newsletters full of news of interest
to the Shetland birdwatcher, details of forthcoming meetings,
ornithological enquiries and Club projects; help, advice and information
from the officers of the Club; regular meetings in Lerwick and illustrated
talks, films and lectures on birds and other wildlife subjects.
The club is open to anyone
with an interest in Shetland birds.
- Ordinary £10.00; Family
£12.00; Junior (under 16) £5.00
- EU: £12.00; Rest of the
- Affiliated members,
schools, etc.: £10.00 (receiving one copy only of Club publications).
Subscriptions are due on the 1st January each year, but members joining
after 1st October will be covered for the following year. Cheques and PO's
should be crossed and made out to SHETLAND BIRD CLUB and sent to the
membership enquiries please contact the Treasurer & Membership Secretary:
North Garden, Bixter, ZE2 9NA
(click on name to e-mail).
enquiries contact the Secretary
Helen Moncrieff, Scholland, Virkie,
Shetland, ZE3 9JL. Tel: (01950) 460249 (click on name to e-mail).
Please send an
SAE with all postal enquiries.