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Posted on: 4th August, 2014

Category: Home, Garden & Environment

Contributor: West Cork People

The West Cork Branch of Birdwatch Ireland will host a number of events this Autumn, which non-members are welcome to join. All events are free. Please check Facebook or contact Nicholas Mitchell for changes in the schedule. To receive regular updates please send your e-mail address to mailinglist@birdwatchirelandwestcork.ie.

Galley Head with IWDG for National Whale-watching day: 2pm, Sunday, August 24: Meet at Galley Head Lighthouse. Bring suitable clothing, good weather and something to sit on. Leader: Peter Wolstenholme 087 220 4841 Walk: Moderate walk to lighthouse.

Mizen Head – Autumn migration or sea-watching: 9.30am, Sunday, October 5: Meet at Lissagriffin car park (OSI Map 88 Ref. V 773 259). Half-day outing. Leader: Peter Wolstenholme 087 220 4841 Walk: Easy.

Mizen Head – Autumn migration or sea-watching: 9.30am, Sunday, October 19: Meet at Lissagriffin car park (OSI Map 88 Ref. V 773 259). Half-day outing. Leader: Peter Wolstenholme 087 220 4841 Walk: Easy.

Courtmacsherry – Great Northern Divers and shorebirds: 1pm, Sunday, November 9: Meet at Wood Point Car Park (OSI Map 86/87 Ref. W 517 428). Half-day outing. Leader: Peter Wolstenholme 087 220 4841 Walk: Easy.

Clonakilty – Winter shorebirds: 2pm, Saturday, November 22. Meet at Model Railway Village (OSI Map 89 Ref. W 389 411). Half-day outing. Leader: David Rees 086 215 2590 Walk: Easy.

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