Saturday, 26 March 2011

All Ireland Conference 2011

TUB on a beach in Donegal c1993 (Rene Pop)
Last night I delivered the key note speech at the RSPB Northern Island and Birdwatch Ireland jointly organised annual conference. It was held at a golf hotel on the outskirts of Belfast. I spoke about urban birding to the assembled masses and including some chatter about Tower 42 and of course, The Scrubs.

I had a great night and everyone was so friendly. My audience were especially appreciative when I proclaimed early on that I considered myself an honorary Irishman who should really be called David O'Lindo!

Before catching my flight back home I did a radio interview with BBC Ulster and was also interviewed on camera by the RSPB chatting about urban birding. Back in London I was giving myself brainache trying to work out how to fix together the digiscoping kit loaned to me by Opticron.

If it took me three days to put together a bird feeder then I stand no chance.


Chris Galvin said...
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Chris Galvin said...


You can always give me a ring if you want to know how to put the FS-10 Kit together. Once set up I'd leave it in one piece so that it is easy to deploy in a hurry.

Chris Galvin