<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>

Field Outings

  • The Club holds field outings most weekends, and there are presently two mid-week outings each month. Field trips range from a half-day’s birding at local sites and to campouts. Accommodation on overnight trips varies from camping to motels. If you’re joining a field outing make sure you:
  • read the newsletter for further details and contact details of the leader.
  • bring something for morning tea and lunch.

For further details about Birding NSW field outings email: activities@birdingnsw.org.au

See links throughout the monthly list to brief reports.

 JULY 2017

  • Wednesday 12 July Central Coast Half Day Outing: Munmorah State Conservation Area. Meet at 8.30 am at Elizabeth Bay boat ramp carpark. Lunch at cars.
  • Saturday 15 July Club Outing: Mistral Point, Maroubra. Meet at 9:00 am in the furthest car park at the northern end of Marine Parade, Maroubra. We will take a short, but rocky walk out to a headland for a sea watch looking for whales as well as seabirds. Bring a spotting scope if you have one. Lunch at cars.
  • Wednesday 26 July Midweek Outing: Mistral Point, Maroubra. Meet at 8.30 am in the furthest car park at the northern end of Marine Parade, Maroubra. We will take a short, but rocky walk out to a headland for a sea watch looking for whales as well as seabirds. Bring a spotting scope if you have one. Lunch at cars.  
  • Saturday 29 July Central Coast Outing: Quorrobolong. Meet at 8:30 am at the Shell Garage, Freemans Waterhole. Lunch at cars.  

August 2017

  • Saturday 5 August Club Outing: Chiltern Track, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Ingleside. Meet at 8.30 am at the end of Chiltern Road, off Mona Vale Road, Ingleside. Lunch at cars. Gradient: Easy with bush tracks.
  • Wednesday 9 August Central Coast Half-day Outing: Meet at 8.30 am at Central Coast Wetlands Carpark, access off South Tacoma Road Tuggerah. Lunch at cars.  
  • Saturday 12 August Club Outing: Scheyville National Park and Hawkesbury area. Meet at 8.30 am at the car park for Scheyville National Park Headquarters off Scheyville Road. Lunch at cars.
  • Saturday 26 August Central Coast Outing: Nords Wharf and Galgabba Point, Swansea. Meet at 8.30 am at Cams Wharf Car Park, at the end of Cams Wharf Road. Lunch at cars

September 2017 

  • Saturday 9 September Club Outing: Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Meet at 8:30 am at the Elvina Track Carpark which is 1.30 km along West Head Road from the intersection with General San Martin Drive. Watch for cyclists. Carry morning tea but lunch near cars.
  • Wednesday 13 September Central Coast Half-day Outing: Dubbo Gully Meet at 8.30 am at the corner of Waratah Road and Wisemans Ferry Road, Mangrove Mountain. Lunch at cars.
  • Friday 15 – Sunday 17 September Central Coast Weekend Campout: Camp-out at Nyngan Riverside Caravan Park. Meet 8.30 am at the caravan park each day. Some half day and one whole day trip to Macquarie Marshes.  
  • Saturday 16 September Club Outing: Royal National Park. Meet 9:00 am at Wattle Forest Picnic Area near Audley. Turn into Lady Carrington Drive at Audley, then right over the timber bridge to the western side of the river. Turn left and meet at the last car park. Lunch at cars.  
  • Wednesday 27 September Midweek Outing: Centennial Park and various other locations in the Eastern Suburbs. Meet at 8.30 am in Dickens Drive near The Learning Centre, Centennial Park. Bird watching within the park and other nearby areas.  
  • Saturday 30 September Central Coast Outing: Bucketty, Mogo Camp and Mangrove Dam. Meet 8.30 am at the corner of George Downs Drive and Walkers Ridge Road, Bucketty. Lunch at cars.  
  • Saturday 30 September – 6 October Club Campout and Tagalong: Private property, “Spring Forest” near Cowra. On Monday October 2, we will move to Leeton to camp in The Oasis caravanpark. There are limited cabins at The Oasis or at nearby Leeton Caravanpark . Bird watching in the surrounding area including Fivebough Wetlands. On Friday October 6, we leave Leeton to travel to the Capertee Valley to take part in the Regent Honeyeater survey. 

October 2017

  • Saturday 7 October Club Outing: Richmond Lowlands. Meet at 8:30 am at Smith Park at Pugh’s Lagoon, Richmond .Lunch at cars. 
  • Wednesday 11 October Central Coast Half-day Outing: Holgate and Katandra. Meet at 8.30 am at 481 Wattletree Road, Holgate. Lunch at cars.  
  • Saturday 14 October Club Outing: Mount Annan Botanic Garden. Meet at 8.30 am, just inside the entrance off Narellan Road, Mount Annan.  Lunch at cars. 
  • Friday 20 – Sunday 22 October Central Coast Weekend Camp: Camp Out at Stuarts Point Caravan Park near Grassy Head. Meet at 8.30 am each day at the caravan park. Some half day outings and one full day outing.