Illawarra Birders

Birding club based in
Wollongong, affiliated with Birdlife Australia

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Illawarra Birders Upcoming Activities

The following activities are Birding Outings. See the Home page for details of evening meetings.

Friday 27th May 8.30am Tallawarra Ashponds
Leaders: Michelle and Dave Rower, Mobile 0421 335 037
Half Day Walk

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. Park at the carpark opposite the security gates just before the bridge. Please send Dave Rower a text to book a spot. Bring morning tea, a hat and sturdy shoes.


Thursday 2nd June, 12.30pm: Wollongong Botanic Garden
Leader: Martin Potter, Mobile 0437 683 677

Lunchtime bird walk. Meet at the Discovery Centre. We have permission to use the nearby car park on Madoline Street (off Irvine Street), and a car park permit is no longer required. Please send Martin a text to book a spot if you would like to attend.


Sunday 5th June 8.30am: Appin
Leader: Andrew Wood, Mobile 0401 907 025
Morning: Appin bushland. 4.5km along wide mildly undulating track.
Lunch: Appin Park
Afternoon: Kennedy Creek path. 2km.

Meet in George St, Appin, accessed by turning right into Illawarra Rd from Appin Rd as you approach Appin township.Wear good walking footwear. Bring carry morning tea, hat, sunscreen, and plenty of water. Either bring lunch or buy it in Appin after the morning walk.


Wednesday 15th June, 8.30am: Bellambi Dunes
Leader: Martin Cocker 0418 429 132
Half Day Walk

A survey of this IB adopted site, about 2 hours duration. Meet in the carpark at Armour Street, off Waley Ave, Bellambi. Bring morning tea, hat, sunscreen and wear sturdy enclosed shoes.


Sunday 19th June 8.30am Budderoo
Leaders: Michelle and Dave Rower, Mobile 0421 335 037
Half Day Walk

Meet at car park for Budderoo Fire Trail approx. 2.6km north of 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 limit 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. Please send a text to book a spot. Bring carry morning tea, hat, sunscreen, and plenty of water for the day.


Friday 24th June 8.30am Tallawarra Ashponds
Leaders: Michelle and Dave Rower, Mobile 0421 335 037
Half Day Walk

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. Park at the carpark opposite the security gates just before the bridge. Please send Dave Rower a text to book a spot. Bring morning tea, a hat and sturdy shoes.


Saturday 2nd July 8.30am Southern Highlands
Leader Martin Cocker, Mobile 0418 429 132
Full Day Walk

A visit to several prime birding spots in the Southern Highlands that will include Lake Alexandra Mittagong, Mount Gibraltar, Wingecarribee Reservoir, Bong Bong Reservoir and others. Starting location is the car-park outside the tennis courts on Pioneer St, Mittagong.


Thursday 7th July, 12.30pm: Wollongong Botanic Garden
Leader: Martin Potter, Mobile 0437 683 677

Lunchtime bird walk. Meet at the Discovery Centre. We have permission to use the nearby car park on Madoline Street (off Irvine Street), and a car park permit is no longer required. Please send Martin a text to book a spot if you would like to attend.

 


Other Activities

From Birlife Australia

COWRA Woodland Bird Surveys
Winter: 23/24 July
Spring: 15/16 October
Contact: 0405 922 505 or julian.reid@anu.edu.au