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SWSEIC Annual Wildlife Recording Gathering


We are delighted to be working with South West Scotland Environmental Records Centre to bring you their annual gathering for local wildlife recorders and wildlife enthusiasts.

SWSEIC is hosting a series of online talks and expert-led wildlife walks throughout November, for fledgling and fully grown wildlife recorders - the event is open to anyone, amateur or professional, beginner or experienced, with an interest in our local wildlife. 

Book now on SWSEIC's Eventbrite page!

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Autumn Online Gathering: Saturday 13th November, 10am - 12.30pm

Join us for a morning of online presentations about wildlife and wildlife recording with a focus on South West Scotland and the Garnock Valley, with the opportunity to ask questions and engage with our speakers. 

The programme is being finalised, but will include:

  • SW Scotland's wildlife recording highlights from 2021
  • where to find wildlife in the Garnock Connections area
  • dragonfly recording and their current status
  • using wildlife records in development 

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Guided Walks: Tuesday 2nd November and Saturday 20th November

Everyone who books a space at the online presentations can join us on an expert-led guided walk to explore the wildlife in the Garnock Valley, learn more about recording and improve their identification skills.

There are currently two walk options, although more may be added if there is enough interest! 

  • Tue 2nd Nov - Fungi Foray at Eglington Park: Identification, Recording and Edibility
  • Sat 20th Nov - Birds of Irvine Harbour

Numbers on each walk are limited, so book your spaces now! 

You can secure your space on SWSEIC's Eventbrite page.


We'd love to hear from you. Contact our Wildlife Recording Assistant for more details at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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