Events

Manx BirdLife and the Manx Ornithological Society work together on many private and public events throughout the year for Friends, members and supporters as well as open events for the public.

All MOS events are weather dependant. If in doubt, please check with Janet Thompson (07624 428953) before setting out.

EVENTS 2021-2022 
MOS Event
Tuesday 5th October 2021
An indoor evening presentation by David Andrews, Manx BirdLife Point of Ayre Reserve Manager entitled Manx Crex Crex: Corncrake Potential in the Isle of Man, at Union Mills Methodist Chapel. Tea, coffee and biscuits from 7.00pm. Presentation starts at 7.30pm.
MOS Event
November 2021 tbc
Bird ringing demonstration by Rob Fisher. Contact Janet Thompson on 428953 for details.
MOS Event
Tuesday 2nd November 2021
An indoor evening presentation by Neil Morris, Managing Director of Manx BirdLife entitled Birds of Conservation Concern in the Isle of Man (BoCCIoM) 2021 and the new Manx Red List of Birds, at Union Mills Methodist Chapel. Tea, coffee and biscuits from 7.00pm. Presentation starts at 7.30pm.
MOS Event
Tuesday 7th December 2021
MOS Christmas Social & Buffet. Contact Janet Thompson on 428953 for details.
MOS Event
Tuesday 4th January 2022
An indoor evening presentation by Liz Charter and Tim Earl entitled Rainforest Birds, wildlife and a huge waterfall in Guyana, at Union Mills Methodist Chapel. Tea, coffee and biscuits from 7.00pm. Presentation starts at 7.30pm.
MOS Course
starts Thursday 6th January 2022
in support of Manx BirdLife
Join us on this course aimed at beginners and those with limited experience of birdwatching. New and former students most welcome! Click here for full details.
MOS Course
starts Thursday 27th January 2022
in support of Manx BirdLife
Further Steps in Birdwatching - An intermediate level course looking at migration of birds, why some migrate, how migration is fuelled, strategies for navigation – with an in-depth investigation of wildfowl (ducks, geese and swans). Click here for full details.
MOS Event
Tuesday 1st February 2022
An indoor evening presentation by David Bellamy, MWT Agricultural Liaison Officer entitled Landscape-scale conservation in the Isle of Man: the Manx Agri-Environment Scheme, at Union Mills Methodist Chapel. Tea, coffee and biscuits from 7.00pm. Presentation starts at 7.30pm.
MOS Event
Sunday 13th February 2022

Please note the change
of date to 13th Feb
(previously 20th Feb)
Visit to the Manx BirdLife Point of Ayre National Reserve led by David Andrews/Neil Morris. Meet for 0900 start at the reserve entrance gates adjacent to Wright's Pit North (west end of gravel road, NX461044). Click here for directions, map and footwear advice.
All welcome. No need to book in advance. Please arrive promptly for 0900.
MOS Event
Tuesday 1st March 2022
AGM and Chairman's Evening hosted by Richard Selman, Chairman, MOS with guest speaker Alex Dodds, Former British Antarctic Survey albatross fieldworker, at Union Mills Methodist Chapel. Tea, coffee and biscuits from 7.00pm. Presentation starts at 7.30pm.