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.

DateEvent
MOS Event
Tue 5th March 2024
AGM followed by The Migration of Bird Observatories by Guest Speaker Sarah Harris, BTO. Indoor meeting at Union Mills Methodist Chapel, starts 7.15pm. All are welcome.
Manx BirdLife Event
Sunday, 28 May 2024
9.30am - 11.30 am
All welcome (booking essential) Manx BirdLife Point of Ayre National Reserve Guided Walk. Join Manx BirdLife staff at the Point of Ayre National reserve for a tour of the reserve prior to opening this summer.
We will take a gentle stroll through the reserve, showing you the work we have carried out to take the site from old industrial quarry to amazing nature reserve. The walk will last approximately 2 hours and there will be plenty of stops along the way to admire the fantastic nature which calls the site home.
Walk starts at the reserve entrance gates adjacent to Wright's Pit North (west end of gravel road, NX461044, autos.meerkats.excite). Click here for directions, map and footwear advice.
Limited places. Advance booking is essential: please email pointofayre@manxbirdlife.im, stating name of principal booker, mobile phone no. in case of cancellation/emergency and number in party.
Manx Whale and Dolphin and Manx BirdLife Event
Sunday, 5 May 2024
11.00am
MWDW Sea Watches at the Sound are Back for 2024 and we are delighted to be collaborating on these events once again Join us at the Sound to look out for whales, dolphins, porpoises, basking sharks, seals and, of course, seabirds!
Manx Whale and Dolphin and Manx BirdLife Event
Sunday, 19 May 2024
2pm
MWDW Sea Watches at the Sound are Back for 2024 and we are delighted to be collaborating on these events once again Join us at the Sound to look out for whales, dolphins, porpoises, basking sharks, seals and, of course, seabirds!
Manx Whale and Dolphin and Manx BirdLife Event
Sunday, 9 June 2024
11am
MWDW Sea Watches at the Sound are Back for 2024 and we are delighted to be collaborating on these events once again Join us at the Sound to look out for whales, dolphins, porpoises, basking sharks, seals and, of course, seabirds!
Manx Whale and Dolphin and Manx BirdLife Event
Sunday, 23 June 2024
2 pm
MWDW Sea Watches at the Sound are Back for 2024 and we are delighted to be collaborating on these events once again Join us at the Sound to look out for whales, dolphins, porpoises, basking sharks, seals and, of course, seabirds!
Manx Whale and Dolphin and Manx BirdLife Event
Sunday, 7 July 2024
11 am
MWDW Sea Watches at the Sound are Back for 2024 and we are delighted to be collaborating on these events once again Join us at the Sound to look out for whales, dolphins, porpoises, basking sharks, seals and, of course, seabirds! Fitzpatrick
Manx Whale and Dolphin and Manx BirdLife Event
Sunday, 21 July 2024
2 pm
MWDW Sea Watches at the Sound are Back for 2024 and we are delighted to be collaborating on these events once again Join us at the Sound to look out for whales, dolphins, porpoises, basking sharks, seals and, of course, seabirds!
Manx Whale and Dolphin and Manx BirdLife Event
Sunday, 28 July 2024
11 am
MWDW Sea Watches at the Sound are Back for 2024 and we are delighted to be collaborating on these events once again Join us at the Sound to look out for whales, dolphins, porpoises, basking sharks, seals and, of course, seabirds!
Manx Whale and Dolphin and Manx BirdLife Event
Sunday, 11 August 2024
2 pm
MWDW Sea Watches at the Sound are Back for 2024 and we are delighted to be collaborating on these events once again Join us at the Sound to look out for whales, dolphins, porpoises, basking sharks, seals and, of course, seabirds!
Manx Whale and Dolphin and Manx BirdLife Event
Sunday, 1 September 2024
11 am
MWDW Sea Watches at the Sound are Back for 2024 and we are delighted to be collaborating on these events once again Join us at the Sound to look out for whales, dolphins, porpoises, basking sharks, seals and, of course, seabirds!