Outings and Meetings

March 2024

Saturday 2 March Central Coast Outing: Bucketty and Mogo. Meet at 8.30 am at “The Letter A” corner of George Downs Drive and Walkers Ridge Road, Bucketty. Lunch at cars. Booking is required by contacting the leader.

Tuesday 5 March Club Meeting:  Meet at The Henry Carmichael Theatre, Level 1, The Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney at 7:30 pm. “Birding in the Neotropics – a photo-journey through Latin America and the Caribbean” Speaker: David Southall

Saturday 9 March Club Outing: Sydney Olympic Park. Meet at 8.30 am at Belvedere Lake, Bicentennial Park, Parking Area P10D. Proceed through the main gates, along the road past the Conference Centre until the lake is on your left-hand side. The parking area is on the right, just after crossing the bridge. Gradient: easy. Booking in advance is required by emailing activities@birdingnsw.org.au

Wednesday 13 March Central Coast Half Day Outing: The Entrance, Picnic Point. Meet at 8.30 am at Picnic Point Reserve, off Tuggerah Parade, The Entrance. Central Coast UBD Map 61, A12. Lunch at cars. Booking is required by contacting the leader.

Saturday 16 March Club Outing: Blue Gum Creek and Kenthurst area. Meet at 8:30 am at the far end of O’Keefe Road, Annangrove. Carry morning tea, lunch at cars. Booking in advance is required by emailing activities@birdingnsw.org.au

Tuesday 26 March Central Coast Meeting: Meet at 7:30 pm at Progress Hall in Anzac Street, Tuggerah, opposite Hungry Jacks, Central Coast UBD map 49, C15. “Sparrows in Mining Towns” Speaker: Simon Griffith

Wednesday 27 March Midweek Outing: Lime Kiln Wetlands and Oatley Park. Meet at 8:30 am at the corner of Pamela Avenue and Jinna Road, Peakhurst. Booking in advance is required by emailing activities@birdingnsw.org.au

Friday 29 March – Monday 1 April Club Campout – Easter Long Weekend: Narrabri District. There is a wide range of accommodation available in Narrabri including Highway Tourist Village but it should be booked early to avoid disappointment. Camping is also available in Narrabri or at Kaputar NP. Meet at Pirate Park Playground in Buri Street near Lake Narrabri at 8:30 am on Friday and Saturday mornings (turn off the Newell Highway into Mooloobar Street, then right into Buri Street). Meeting points on other days will be determined closer to th” e date. Booking in advance is required by emailing activities@birdingnsw.org.au

Saturday 30 March Central Coast Outing: San Remo. Meet at 8.30 am at the corner of Richardson and Wills Roads, San Remo. Central Coast UBD map 31, N3 Lunch at cars. Booking is required by contacting the leader.

April 2024

Tuesday 2 April Club Meeting: Meet at The Henry Carmichael Theatre, Level 1, The Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney at 7:30 pm. “Birding in Panama, going solo”. Speaker: Gerry Duane

Saturday 6 April Club Outing: Wianamatta Regional Park. Meet at 8:30 am in the car park just inside the gate at the western end of Mainwaring Street, Ropes Crossing. Carry morning tea. Booking in advance is required by emailing activities@birdingnsw.org.au

Wednesday 10 April Central Coast Half Day Outing: Munmorah SRA. Meet at 8.30 am at Birdie Beach Drive, near Elizabeth Bay Drive. Central Coast UBD map 33, E1. Lunch at cars. Booking is required by contacting the leader.

Saturday 13 April Club Outing: Colo River. Meet at 9.00 am at the south side of the Colo River Bridge on the Putty Road north of Wilberforce. Lunch at cars. Booking in advance is required by emailing activities@birdingnsw.org.au

Tuesday 23 April Central Coast Meeting: Meet at 7:30 pm at Progress Hall in Anzac Street, Tuggerah, opposite Hungry Jacks, Central Coast UBD map 49, C15. “Sri Lanka” Speaker: Alan Stuart

Saturday 27 April Central Coast Outing: Bulls Quarry and Mt Penang. Meet at 8.30 am at Bulls Quarry trail, Woy Woy Rd, Kariong. Central Coast UBD map 96, C13. Lunch at cars. Booking is required by contacting the leader.