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The Migratory Wood Warbler by Malcolm Burgess RSPB

The Migratory Wood Warbler

Malcolm Burgess, Principal Conservation Scientist at the RSPB Centre for Conservation Science, will highlight recent studies of the declining Wood Warbler population.

The talk will take place at the South Devon Group meeting on Monday 21st November, 7.30pm at The Courtenay Centre, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2QA (near the Cricketfield car park). The meeting will last about 2 hours, including a refreshment break.

£3 members, £4 non-members, including tea/coffee.

For more information please email Jeff Hacon.

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