Lincolnshire Bird Club Membership
Click here to download Membership PDF Form (print out the PDF document, complete and send to the address shown).
The club was inaugurated in September 1979 with the following aims:
to encourage and further an interest in the bird life of the historic county of Lincolnshire
to collect and publish information on bird movements and populations
to encourage conservation of the wildlife of the county
to provide sound information on which conservation policies can be based.
Joining the Lincolnshire Bird Club is a great way to make new birdwatching friends and contacts in Lincolnshire!
If you are a "beginner", but keen to become actively involved in birding, you will find that learning about your county's wild birds - how, when and where to see them - is both easier and more enjoyable when undertaken in the company of our local enthusiasts.
If you're already an active birdwatcher you can add another dimension to your birding by becoming involved in our varied local activities.
All sorts of people are members, linked by their interest in birds and birdwatching in our county. Our membership covers a wide range of birding experience from the newest "beginner" to "expert". Everyone is welcome.
WHAT do we do?
Apart from providing a social forum for local birdwatchers we also
take part in national bird surveys and censuses, organised by national conservation bodies
hold an annual slide show / lecture meeting on AGM evening
hold local meetings and more informal gatherings, designed to meet the varying needs and interests of local group members provide a newsletter, Lincolnshire Bird News, at intervals through each year
publish an annual Lincolnshire Bird Report , featuring the systematic list of birds, the county ringing report, reports on long and short-term surveys, Lincolnshire site annual reviews, plus other reports on our county's birds.
HOW do we do it?
We separate the county into 7 regions (shown on the map) each with its own area representative. This means that all members have a local contact who can introduce them to the range of LBC activities in their part of the county, and to other birdwatchers there.
WHY not join us?
Fill-in the membership application form today! Yearly subscription runs from January to December, and includes entitlement to one FREE copy of the Lincolnshire Bird Report , free copies of Lincolnshire Bird News for one year, a free car sticker and either substantially discounted or free (dependent on production costs) provision of other club publications. New subscriptions received after October 1st cover the following full calendar year.
Even if you are unable to take an active part in our surveys your subscription would be put to valuable use in funding our fieldwork and in the publication of its results, both of which are important if we are to gain a better understanding of the fortunes of our county's wild bird populations.
The Birds of Lincolnshire and South Humberside
Stephen Lorand and Keith Atkin
This meticulously researched work includes a full systematic list with comments on status, seasonal abundance and sightings. Illustrated with more than 60 photos: £12.50 + £1.50 P&P The Status of Birds in Lincolnshire 1991-1995
Anne Goodall and Keith Atkin
The first in a projected series, aiming to review the status of all the county's bird species every five years: £4.95 + £1.50 P&P The Lincolnshire Bird Atlas
Keith Atkin, Anne Goodall and Ian Nixon
Based on the results of detailed fieldwork undertaken by LBC members during the 1980's and 1990's: £12.50 + £1.50 P&P Lincolnshire Bird Reports
Each issue includes a systematic list, rarity and species accounts, county ringing report, survey results etc. and is illustrated with photographs and line drawings.
1980 to 1988 each issue £1.00 + 50p P&P for one report, 65p for 2 reports, 80p for 3 reports.
1980 to 1988 (8 issue pack) £5.00 + £3.50 P&P.
1989, 1991 Reports onwards (1990 sold out) £4.00 + 50p P&P.
2008, 09, 10, 11 and 12 Lincs Bird Reports
SALES OFFICER :
"Newlyn", 5 Carlton Avenue, Healing,
N.E.Lincs, DN41 7PW
Also available to collect, post-free, from the above address.