Speakers Announced for MigFest 2017
The main speaker for Saturday evening is Ian Newton OBE, FRS, FRSE talking about the Wonders of Migration. Ian wrote the book Bird Migration (New Naturalist Library) which provides an in depth study of the different types of bird movements along with their main migration patterns. A talk not to be missed!
Yoav Perlman will be giving a talk on Saturday lunchtime entitled “How I became a Migration Junkie”. Yoav has been a birder since childhood and grew up in Israel. He has worked for the BirdLife partner in Israel for 17 years and for the last 7 years has been director of the national bird monitoring scheme. Currently he is studying for a PhD at university of East Anglia - his project is on conservation of steppe birds in Iberia. It’s sure to be an entertaining and enlightening talk.
14 June 2017