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Brolgas - Photo: Annabel Ashworth


PROPOSED EVENTS FOR 2017/18
Nov
23
Social Meeting Denise Kane, Annual Bird Call
 
 
 
Nov
25
Saturday Outing to Rangari Creek, Rangari Road, leader Margaret Crisp
 
 
 
Dec
2
Christmas Party at Margaret and Bill Crisp’s 228 Dunoon, Road, Moore Creek
 
 
 
Jan
6
Annual Outing to Sheba Dam, leader Joan Dunne
 
 
 
Feb
22
Social Meeting Twentieth Anniversary Barbecue and historical stories and photos
 
 
 
Feb
24
Saturday Outing to Tamworth Botanic Gardens for 20 Celebration
 
 
 
Mar
16-20
Wave the Waders Goodbye campout at Stockton Beach, leader Denise Kane
 
 
 
Mar
22
Social Meeting Steve Debus telling us about the Black Falcon Project and other raptors
 
 
 
Mar
24
Saturday Outing, destination and leader to be decided

INTERESTING AND UNUSUAL SIGHTINGS:


 
August September October Sightings
Aug
 
Brolga on two occasions in Moyes Street Armidale, name not for publication
 
 
 
Sep
12
White-browed Woodswallow 60+ and Turquoise Parrot at Tintinhull TSR, TBW
 
 
 
Sep
20
White-browed Woodswallow, 10 on Quipolly Road also first sighting this year of White-bellied Sea-Eagle chicks with both parents at Old Quipolly Dam, Geoff Mitchell
 
 
 
Sep
21
Shining Bronze Cuckoo dead in fence, at Calala, Gwen Bowden
 
 
 
Sep
25
Brown Songlark dead on pavement, 100+ Woodswallows too high to identify, 3 baby Pardalotes dead on ground, probably pushed out of nest by Zebra Finch, all at Darrel Road, Calala, Gwen Bowden
 
 
 
Sep
26
White-winged Triller and Red-capped Robin at Braifarm Road Moonbi, Jean Caoady
 
 
 
Sep
27
Zebra Finch approximately 15 nesting at Darrel Road Calala, Gwen Bowden
 
 
 
Sep
 
Southern Boobook dead at Goonoo Goonoo Road, Brown Goshawk dead on Burgman’s Lane, White-necked Heron 2 on O’Brien’s Lane, Brown Honeyeater nesting on Back Kootingal Road, first Channel-billed Cuckoo seen at Kootingal, James Ardill
 
 
 
Sep
 
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 2 at Watsons Creek, also Channel-billed Cuckoo, Diane Chandler
 
 
 
Sep
 
Red-backed Kingfisher at Wallamore Road/Dampier St corner and other sites Matt Hinze
 
 
 
Sep
 
Rufous Whistler, Grey Fantail and Zebra Finch all in bird bath at Calala, Jan Hosking
 
 
 
Sep
 
Restless Flycatcher and Australian King-Parrot at Calala, Betty Reed
 
 
 
Sep
 
Superb Fairy-wren breeding in garden at South Tamworth, first time, Joan Dunne
 
 
 
Sep
 
Black-tailed Native-hen at Borah Crossing Joan Dunne
 
 
 
Oct
7
Glossy Ibis 3, Cockatiel 2,red-kneed Dotterel, Whiskered Tern at Borah Crossing TSR, Joan Dunne
 
 
 
Oct
8
Dollarbird first for season at Watsons Creek, Diane Chandler
 
 
 
Oct
13
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 6 at  Dunoon Road Moore Creek, Margaret Crisp
 
 
 
Oct
23
White-winged Triller at Paradise Carpark, Tamworth, Joan Dunne
 
 
 
Oct
25
Australasian Figbird 3 at Peel River Tamworth, TBW
 
 
 
Oct
26
Rufous Songlark at The Albens, Moore Creek, Margaret Crisp



USEFUL LINKS :-








Graeme Chapman   Natural History Photographer
                                    and Ornithologist.  Great photos of Australian birds
















                                 

                        







USEFUL LINKS :-








Graeme Chapman   Natural History Photographer
                                    and Ornithologist.  Great photos of Australian birds
















                                 

                        


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