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Covid-19 and TBW Outings (V170920)


•It is the aim of the TBW Committee to run TBW Outings in a Covid Safe Way.

•This is in addition to the normal safety rules.


Motion passed at Committee Meeting (28/8/20):-


Should there be Covid restrictions the leader of each outing will be responsible for checking the current Covid restrictions on the NSW Website.


The leader will advise participants of the restrictions at the start of the outing.”


Please note:

It is the responsibility of each participant to follow the Leader(s)’ instructions on our outings.

Members & guests agree to this understanding when they sign on.

The Leaders are volunteers and need your support.


•Pre-booking is essential. Contact the Leader to book your place





 Tuesday morning birdwalks are on the second and fourth Tuesdays Feb-Nov.

Prebooking is required -

contact the leader



Saturday outings are usually on the last Saturday of the month - Feb - Nov

They take up most of the day as we go further afield

Prebooking is required - contact the leader

We also have a Saturday outing to Sheba Dams early in January


Jun 13

Tuesday Walk to Tamworth Bike Track meet at Bike Park 9:00 am, leader Terri Mower 0429 662 078

Jun 24

Saturday Outing to Manilla , details TBA leader Mafa Mann 0498 087 986


Jun 27

Tuesday Walk at Attunga State Forest details TBA, leader Denise Kane 0487 914 040


Jul 11

Tuesday Walk Peel River Meet at Gipps St carpark 9 am leader

 Mandy Jones 0427 361 740


Jul 25

Tuesday Walk, Moore Creek Caves, meet TBA, leader Jean Coady, 0428 295 811

Jul 29

Saturday Outing, Barraba Regent Honeyeater, details TBA Denise Kane 0487 914 040


Aug 8

Tuesday Walk, Macpherson’s, Daruka Rd, meet there 9am A.Ashworth, 0427694147


Aug 22

Tuesday Walk, Woonooka meet at Woonooka Reserve 9:00 am leader Sue Dorrington

0400 384 029



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 Pink-eared Ducks

Photo: Denise Kane

Interesting Sightings


May 11

Grey-crowned Babbler, 3 at 228 Dunoon Road Moore Creek, Margaret Crisp


May 13

Magpie-lark 100 + in one tree at Oxley Vale, Annabel Ashworth


May 18

Australian Hobby at Calala, Jan Hosking


May 24

Australian Bustard at Glencoe RD Emerald Hill, by son of Mackay Birdwatcher, via Annabel Ashworth


May 27

Swamp Harrier at Goran Lake. Annabel Ashworth


May 27

Rose Robin at Wondabah State Conservation Area Tamworth Birdwatchers




Blue-faced Honeyeater

Photo: Jan Hosking


The Internet Bird Collection

Birdlife Australia

Ausbird  - the Australia Birding Directory

NSW Bird Atlassers Inc

Tourism Tamworth

Birding-Aus - A birding discussion group

NSW ORAC ( NSW Ornithological Appraisal Records Committee )

Grey falcon study

Eremaea Birds

Cumberland Bird Observers Club,Sydney

Hunter Bird Observers Club

Hastings Birdwatchers Inc

Manning Great Lakes Birdwatchers Inc

Toowoomba Bird Observers

Graeme Chapman Natural History Photographer

Michael Dahlem Birds of Australia (Narrabri birdwatcher and photographer)

Wirefence - a UK based collection of useful birding resources for all ages

Making Nestboxes - links

Neil Hermes - Canberra based ornithologist - answers questions, leads tours etc

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