Professor Jared Diamond to speak at BOC’s 1000th meeting (postponed until further notice)

The  British Ornithologists’ Club will this year  hold its 1000th meeting since its inauguration on 5 October 1892. In celebration of this significant milestone we are delighted to announce that, in conjunction with the Linnean Society, the Club will hold the first of two evening talks at the Linnean Society’s premises in Burlington House, Piccadilly on Friday 5 June when Dr Jared Diamond,  Professor of Geography at the University of California at Los Angeles will […]

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Dr Julian Hume on YouTube

We have posted a video at the BOC YouTube channel of a talk presented by Dr Julian Hume, a Scientific Associate of the Natural History Museum, Tring. An artist specialising in extinct birds by profession, Dr Hume also has a Ph.D. in avian palaeontology and has travelled widely in search of avian palaeontological deposits, especially in the Mascarene Islands of Mauritius, Réunion and Rodrigues, on Madagascar and in Hawaii. He has written a number of books including the […]

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