Loch Leven National Nature Reserve BioBlitz

Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th July 2014

Programme of Events

Saturday 5th July

12noon onwards – All Hubs – Bird Race (SG) – RSPB

12noon – 2.00pm – RSPB Loch Leven –Wetland Birds (GW) – RSPB

12noon – 3.00pm – The Pier –Botany (GW) – BSBI

12noon – 3.00pm – Carsehall –Butterflies (GW) – Butterfly Conservation

12noon – 4.00pm – Burleigh Sands – Amphibians (D) – Fife Amphibian & Reptile Group

12noon – 5.00pm – The Pier – Mammal traps (D) – Tayside Biodiversity Partnership

2.00pm – 4.00pm – Findatie – Invasive species mapping(DISG) River Forth Fisheries Trust

2.00pm – 5.00pm – The Pier – Beetles/Invertebrates(DISG) – SNH

3.00pm – 5.00pm – RSPB Loch Leven – Woodland Birds (GW) – RSPB

8.30pm – 10.30pm – The Pier – Swifts Walk (GW) – Perthshire Wildlife Group

9.00pm – 11.00pm – Burleigh Sands –Amphibian Hunt (GW) – Fife Amphibian & Reptile Group

9.30pm – 11.00pm – Carsehall – Moth Trapping (GW) – Tim Brain

10.00pm – 11.30pm – The Pier – Bat Walk (GW) – Bat Conservation Trust

 

 

Sunday 6th July

7.30am – 9.30am – RSPB Loch Leven – Wetland Birds (GW) – RSPB

9.00am – Noon  – Burleigh Sands – Molluscs (GW) – SNH

9.00am – 12noon – Findatie/Levenmouth  Botany (DISG) – SNH

10.00am – 12noon – Burleigh Sands – Amphibians (D) – Fife Amphibian & Reptile Group

10.00am – 12noon – RSPB Loch Leven – Woodland Birds (GW) – RSPB

*You may come across other naturalists recording at various locations around the Loch. These are not guided walks and activities but they will be happy to show you what they are doing and what they have found.

Saturday 5th July

12noon – 3.00pm – The Pier – Desmid Algae* – SEPA

12noon – 3.00pm – The Pier – Invertebrate sampling* – River Forth Fisheries Trust

12noon – 3.00pm – The Pier – Aquatic plants* – CEH

12noon – 3.00pm – The Pier – Electro-fishing* – River Forth Fisheries Trust

3.00pm – 5.00pm – Findatie – Aquatic plants* – CEH

3.00pm – 5.00pm – Findatie – Aquatic Invertebrates* – CEH

 

Abbreviations

GW – Guided Walk (Guided walks are free but booking in advance is essential)

DISG – Drop In and Self-Guided Walk (ID cards and recording sheets available from named location)

SG – Self Guided

D – Display (some with wildlife experts on hand)

 

Further information and to book a place on guided walks please contact the Reserve Office at Loch Leven, 01577 864439. To book a place on the RSPB Guided Walks please call 01577 862355.

 

 

Loch Leven map of venues

Loch Leven map of venues

 

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