Illawarra Birders

Birding club based in
Wollongong, affiliated with Birdlife Australia

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Illawarra Birders Upcoming Activities

EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND THESE EVENTS, INCLUDING VISITING BIRDERS AND THOSE NEW TO BIRDING WHO WANT TO TRY IT OUT. PLEASE CONTACT THE LEADER IF YOU ARE GOING TO ATTEND, AND CHECK THIS PAGE IN CASE OF CANCELLATIONS.

Have an activity you would like to propose? Check out the Guidelines.
Send an EMAIL outlining your idea.

Thursday 2nd February, 12.30pm: Wollongong Botanic Garden
Leader: Martin Potter, Mobile 0437 683 677
This is an especially good event for new and inexperienced Birders

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.


Tuesday 7th February, 7:30PM. Monthly Meeting, Coniston Community Centre

Martin Potter: The Birding Ashes ‐ UK v Australia
Martin will take us on a somewhat random and unscientific journey in which he compares the birdlife he has observed in the two regions. Who will win the coveted trophy?!


Wednesday 8th February, Jerrara Dam Arboretum
Leader Andrew Wood mobile 0401 907 025

Park outside the entrance on Mount Brandon Road, Jamberoo. Bring morning tea, water, hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Text if you are going to attend.
Easy walking of 2-3km


Friday 10 February, 8am, Tallawarra Ash Ponds
Leaders: Michelle and Dave Rower, Mobile 0421 335 037

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.
The Tallawarra Walk is 4km of easy wide trails.


Sunday 19th February, 8am, Primbee Dunes
Leader Martin Cocker, mobile 0418 429 132

Meet in car spaces adjacent to bush in Perkins Road at end of Murrie Street in Windang. Bring morning tea, lunch a hat, sturdy shoes insect repellent and sunscreen. Text if you are going to attend.
Easy walking, some on sand. 2-3km


Friday 24 February, 8:30am, Budderoo
Leaders: Michelle and Dave Rower, Mobile 0421 335 037

Please send an SMS to Michelle if you intend coming.
Meet at the car park for the Budderoo Fire Trail (shown on Google Maps as Budderoo Plateau Road). Jamberoo Mountain Road is still CLOSED on the Jamberoo side. Hence access is up to Robertson Pie Shop and then back east on Jamberoo Mountain Road. The fire trail starts from a dirt pull-off on Jamberoo Mountain Road, marked with the sign Budderoo Plateau. The fire trail is exactly 11km from the Robertson Pie Shop. The car park is located 200 metres west along the fire trail. Bring carry morning tea, hat, sunscreen, and plenty of water.
About 3km of walking along a wide fire-trail.


Thursday 2nd March, 12.30pm: Wollongong Botanic Garden
Leader: Martin Potter, Mobile 0437 683 677
This is an especially good event for new and inexperienced Birders

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.


Tuesday 7th March, 7:30PM. Monthly Meeting, Coniston Community Centre

Mick Roderick, Woodland Bird Program Manager, BirdLife Australia & HBOC
The latest research on Regent Honeyeaters


Wednesday 8th March 8am, Shoalhaven Heads
Leader Martin Cocker, mobile 0418 429 132

Meet in the River Road Reserve carpark at the end of River Road. Bring morning tea, water, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and sturdy footwear. Text if you are going to attend.
Walk is flat on sand. 2-3km


Friday 11 March, 8am, Tallawarra Ash Ponds
Leaders: Michelle and Dave Rower, Mobile 0421 335 037

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.
The Tallawarra Walk is 4km of easy wide trails.


Sunday 26 March, 8:30am, Lake Wollumboola
Leader Andrew Wood mobile 0401 907 025

Meet in the carpark at the end of The Lake Circuit, Culburra Beach. Bring morning tea, water, hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Text if you are going to attend. Walk is flat on sand. 2-3km

 


Public Service

Have you any questions about our club or Birding?

Have you seen a bird that you would like to identify?

We will be glad to assist you.

Send your inquiry to
info@illawarrabirders.org

We are happy to help.