Illawarra Birders Inc
Tuesday 7th November Evening meeting, Coniston Community Centre

7.30pm, Speaker: Andrew Knowlsonson “ Birding in South Western Australia, Christmas and Cocos Islands.
Andrew will talk about his 3month trip to WA searching for endemic birds followed by Bird and Nature Week and an extension to Cocos Keeling Islands. Please bring a plate to share.

Saturday 11th November, Budderoo

Leaders: David and Michelle Rower Phone 0421 335 037.
Meet at 8.00 am meet in the car park for Budderoo Fire Trail approx. 2.6km past the turn-off to Barren Grounds along Jamberoo Mountain Road. This car park is approximately 200 metres along a dirt road. After the 60 km/h bends on Jamberoo Mountain Road the speed goes back to 80km/h and you go up a slight hill.
At the top is a dirt pull-off marked with two signs Budderoo Plateau and Budderoo National Park this
is where the dirt road to access the track begins. Bring carry morning tea, hat, sunscreen and plenty water for the day.

Sunday 12th November, Wader Count

8.30am Leader: Martin Cocker. Mobile 0418 429 132
Meet under the pines by Windang Surf Club. A count that is part of the national “Shorebirds 2020” programme that will include: Windang Estuary, Why Juck Bay, Purry Burry Point. Bring morning tea.

Friday 17th November, Tallawarra

Leaders Michelle and Dave Rower 040907815
8.30 am Meet on Yallah Bay Road which leads to the Energy Australia Tallawarra Power Station. This is only accessible from the Princes Highway southbound from Dapto. If coming from the south you need to take the first Dapto exit and turn right onto the Princes Highway - Yallah Bay Road is second left after this turn. Park on the left-hand- side of Yallah Bay Road about 300 metres from theturn-off opposite gate 37. Bring morning tea, hat and sunscreen, plenty of water for the day and wear sturdy shoes.

Sunday 19th November, Walk at Jerrara Dam

8.30am Leader: Martin Cocker. Mobile 0418 429 132
Turn off Jamberoo Rd onto Jerrara rd and follow it for approx. 1.75km and turn right into Mount Brandon Road and the entrance to the dam is on the left.

Wednesday 29th November Royal National Park,

Leader Brian Deans 0412730604
Meet in the information centre café at 8am.
We will be walking Lady Carrington Drive, followed by morning tea in he café.