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Crimson Rosella - photo Bob Faulkner
 

PROPOSED EVENTS FOR 2019

 


May
23
Social Meeting Lyn Allen talking about her trip to Lake Eyre
 
 
 
May
25
Saturday Outing to Barraba looking for Regent Honeyeaters and Swift Parrots leader Denise Kane Ph.6760 8356
 
 
 
Jun
8-10
Long weekend
 
 
 
Jun
27
Social Meeting Ray Hare speaking about Costa Rica including their Hummingbirds
 
 
 
Jun
29
Saturday Outing Gunnedah area, leaders Gail Pickett Ph. 6742 7189 or 0432 572 922 and Frances Wright  Ph. 0413 609 235
 
 
 
Jul
14
SUNDAY Outing to Tarpoly, Borah and Adams TSRs leader Bruce Terrill 6760 9894
 
 
 
Jul
25
Social Meeting
 
 
 
Jul
27
Saturday Outing to Chaffey Dam leader Annabel Ashworth Ph 0427 694 174
 
 
 
Aug
22
Social meeting AGM and Yearly Roundup
Australian King Parrot - Photo Bob Faulkner



INTERESTING AND UNUSUAL SIGHTINGS:

March/April/May Sightings

Mar
26
Southern Boobook pair calling at Kootingal, James Ardill
 
 
 
Mar
28
Southern Boobook at Calala Jan Hosking
 
 
 
Apr
7
Red-winged Parrot 7 at Acacia Drive, Oxley Vale, Annabel Ashworth
 
 
 
Apr
10
Blue-faced Honeyeater 4 at Acacia Drive Oxley Vale, Annabel Ashworth
 
 
 
Apr
18
Square-tailed Kite over Calala, Steve Debus
 
 
 
Apr
20
Spotted Quail-thrush, Wonga Pigeon and Flame Robin at Curracabundi NP, Jan Hosking
 
 
 
Apr
22
Australian Hobby at Lincoln Grove, Gunnedah Road, Tamworth, Penny Turner
 
 
 
Apr
22
Red-winged Parrot 2, Double-barred Finch 6 and Australian King-Parrot at Back Kootingal Road, Bruce Terrill
 
 
 
Apr
23
Black-chinned Honeyeater, Plum-headed Finch, Silvereye and White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike dark morph, at Currabubula, TBW per Denise Kane
 
 
 
Apr
25
Eastern Spinebill and Striped Honeyeater at Back Kootingal Road, Bruce Terrill
 
 
 
Apr
25
Collared Sparrowhawk immature at Glengarvin, Oxley Vale, Annabel Ashworth
 
 
 
Apr
25
Brown Goshawk at Back Kootingal Road, Bruce Terrill
 
 
 
Apr
 
Budgerigar approximately 20 at New England Highway, Kootingal , friend of Ann Faulkner
 
 
 
May
2
Spotted Quail-thrush at Dangar Falls, Armidale, Annabel Ashworth and Eric Fair
 



Spotted Quail-thrush at Dangar Falls, photo by Eric Fair, taken across the river from the parking area about half way from the river to the Look Down, Apologies for the quality of the photo, it was taken in a hurry with a “point and shoot” camera, but you can see enough to prove the identification





USEFUL LINKS :-








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
















                                 

                        
























                                 

                        


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