<h2>Celebrating <strong>Beauty</strong> & Diversity</h2><h3>Superb Fairy-wren</h3> <h2><strong>Bringing Back</strong> Vanishing Species</h2><h3>Regent Honeyeater</h3> <h2><strong>Sharing,</strong> Exploring & Discovering</h2><h3>Discovering Shorebirds outing</h3> <h2><strong>Connecting</strong> with Nature's Wonders</h2><h3>Double-banded Plover</h3> <h2>Sharing Nature's Awesome <strong>Majesty</strong></h2><h3>Yellow-nosed Albatross</h3> <h2>Planting a <strong>future</strong> for threatened species</h2><h3>Capertee Valley tree planting</h3> <h2><strong>Reducing</strong> the Threat of Extinctions</h2><h3>Superb Parrot</h3>
November 28, 2017

December newsletter and Bulletin 125 now online

November 28, 2017

Minutes of the 2017 AGM

Read or download the draft minutes of the 2016 AGM here.

 

The 2017 AGM will be held on Tuesday 5 December 2017 in the Mitchell Theatre of the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street Sydney at 19:30

November 8, 2017

Annual Photo Competition Prizes awarded

Birding NSW 2017 Photographic Competition Results:

 

The winning photo taken by Alfred Schulte:

 

 

The top ten:

1) Eastern Grass Owl         Alfred Schulte             First prize

2) Peregrine Falcon           Michael Hanvey          Second prize

3) Dusky Grasswren          Christine Schulte        Group of Birds winner

4) Marbled Frogmouth       Alfred Schulte

5) Bar-tailed Godwit          Michael Hanvey

6) Willie Wagtail                Maria Mazo Lavin       Birds in Flight winner

7) Ruddy Turnstone           Michael Hanvey

8) Bell Miner                     David Turner              Single Bird winner

9) Australian Ringneck      Michael Hanvey

10) Barking Owl               Alfred Schulte

 

A truly wonderful array of images delighted the audience at the announcement of the top ten photos in this year’s photo competition.  It was more than enough reason to go out but for those who could not the slideshow can be viewed here for a limited time. (Page down for successive photos.)

Congratulations to all the entrants and especially to the prize winners.

August 25, 2017

Volunteers needed

The club runs on work by a number of volunteers.  Office bearers volunteer their time and skills to keep the club going.  Volunteers organise and  carry out surveys, keep club records, maintain databases of membership and of bird surveys, lead outings and social gatherings, respond to enquiries from members and non-members alike, publish newsletters, organise meetings and speakers, provide club pins and badges, maintain registers of sightings, maintain a website and a host of other seldom seen administration.  Every function really needs a backup person.   

We are in need of volunteers to back up some of the work we do.

In particular we need a volunteer to manage the clubs emails.

Do you have skills you would be willing to use to keep the club going?

Adequate training can be provided.

It may be possible to job share by carrying out only some of the functions. If you are interested in joining in or assisting as back-up person,  please contact one of the Committee members.

July 27, 2017

Bird song: Is it music?

Hollis Taylor takes you on a journey around this question.  Be sure to leave time to listen to the songs.

June 6, 2017

Amended and revised Constitution adopted

The Special General meeting of 2 May 2017 resolved, nem con, to approve the revised constitution as it has appeared on the website.  The revised constitution can be downloaded here: