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Crimson Rosella - photo Bob Faulkner
 

PROPOSED EVENTS FOR 2019

 


Sep
26
Lyn Allen speaking about Christmas Island Bird-week Activities
 
 
 
Sep
28
Saturday Outing to Rangari leader Margaret Crisp Ph 6768 8082 8:00 am start
 
 
 
Oct
17-21
Campout to Mudgee leader Terri Mower Ph.6762 6369 see notice page
 
 
 
Oct
24
Social Meeting, Jean Coady speaking about 20 years of Land Care
 
 
 
Oct
26
Saturday Outing to Tia Falls leader Geoff Mitchell Ph 0447 803 998
 
 
 
Nov
2
Glossy Black-Cockatoo Count at Pilliga Nature Reserve and State Forest
 
 
 
Nov
28
Social Meeting
 
 
 
Nov
30
Saturday Outing to Armidale Area, Lairds (possible Sunday as well)
 
 
 
Dec
7
Christmas Party at Crisps property Dunnoon Rd, Moore Creek
 
 
 
Jan
4
Annual Outing to Sheba Dams
 
 
 
Feb
27
Social Meeting The first for the year

Australian King Parrot - Photo Bob Faulkner



INTERESTING AND UNUSUAL SIGHTINGS:
August Sightings

Aug
10
Peregrine Falcon at Riverside Park Tamworth, in pursuit, James Ardill
 
 
 
Aug
11
Banded Lapwing at Dowe NP Ian Samson
 
 
 
Aug
14
Spotted Pardalote at Daruka Road feeding young in hole in bank beside road, Annabel Ashworth
 
 
 
Aug
17
Peregrine Falcon, Whistling Kite and Australian Hobby all in pursuit and Crimson Rosella perched in tree, at Riverside Park Tamworth, James Ardill
 
 
 
Aug
22
Fairy Martins bottle nests in under-pass at corner of Ross Rd and Quia Rd. Gunnedah and Cockatiel at Ag Quip site, Gunnedah, Denise Kane
 
 
 
Aug
22
Zebra Finch exhibiting nesting behaviour at Calala, Jan Hosking
 
 
 
Aug
26
Cockatiel 4 at Oxley Vale, Annabel Ashworth
 
 
 
Aug
27
Rainbow Lorikeet 6 at “Gunagulla”, Loomberah, feeding on white box flowers, first sighting at this site. Flying Foxes frequent these trees at night, Gordon Garradd
 
 
 
Aug
28
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoos, 8 over Calala, Jan Hosking
 
 
 
Aug
29
Black Falcons, 2 over Calala, Jan Hosking
 
 
 









Budgerigars   -   Photo: Denise Kane

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