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Birdwatching in the Port Macquarie and Hastings Region of NSW, Australia

Club Field Trips - 2017

Monthly field trips occur on the first Friday of the month and Sunday field trips occur every other month, times as indicated. All participants are asked to sign the attendance book. Field trips will proceed irrespective of the weather. Leaders will always turn up except for venues at risk during high fire danger warnings.

Always check this website for any last minute changes to field trips published in the newsletter.

  • January 2017

    Fri 6th: Fernback Creek: Meet 08:00am Corner of Hastings River Dr/Fernbank Creek Rd (southern side) Woodland/Water birds. Leader Fran Smith

  • February

    Fri 3rd: Wilson River Reserve: Meet 08.00am Opposite Beechwood Store, in Bellangry Rd. Woodland/Rainforest birds. Leader Ian Kerr

  • Sun 19th: Yippin Creek, Wauchope : Meet 08:00am at Yippin Creek Reserve, Beechwood Rd. Woodland/Rainforest birds. Leader Beth Gabriel.

  • March

    Fri 3rd: Saltwater/Mud Bishop: Meet 08:00am in first car park at Saltwater. Waders,rainforest and woodland birds. Leader Jill & Bob McClure

  • Mon 20th - Fri 24th: Autumn Campout - Tamworth. Staying at Paradise Tourist Park, 575 Peel St.
    Ph: 02 67663120. Website:

  • April

    Fri 7th: Wingham Brush/Manning Valley: Meet 08:00 in carpark bottom of Farquhar St, Wingham. Rainforest/Woodland birds. Leader Clive Meadows.

    Sun 23rd: Telegraph Point: Meet 08:00 opposite Telegraph Point Tavern. Woodland birds. Leader Ian Kerr

  • May

    Fri 5th: Johns River: Meet 08:00 outside Rosie's Cafe, Johns River. Woodland/Rainforest birds: Leader Fran Smith.

  • June

    Fri 2nd: Byabarra: Meet 08:30 at Byabarra tennis courts. Woodland birds. Leader Beth Gabriel.

    Sun 18th: Queens Lake/Henry Kendall Reserve: Meet 08:30 Queen's Lake Sailing Club Carpark. Woodland/Waterbirds. Leader Fran Smith.

  • July
  • Fri 7th: Cattai Wetlands and AGM: Meet 08:30 in the car park at the end of Springhill Rd. Woodland/Wetland birds. Leaders Ted Giblin & Ian Kerr.

    The AGM will be held at 1:00pm in the shelter shed.

  • August
  • Fri 4th: Kattang Nature Reserve: Meet 08:30 in the reserve's car park, Bergalia Crescent,Camden Head. Woodland/Sea Birds. Leader Peter West.

    Sun 20th: Googik Track & Kooloonbung NR: Meet 08:30 at the Lake Rd, Port Macquarie entrance opposite the settling ponds. Woodland birds. Leader TBA.

  • September
  • Fri 1st: Ellenborough/Yarras: Meet 08:00 in the Ellenborough reserve car park. Woodland birds. Leaders Peter West & Sue Proust.

    Mon 11th - Fri 15th: Spring Campout - South Coast. Werri Beach Holiday Park, Gerringong.(02) 4234 1285.

  • October
  • Fri 6th: Boyters Lane/Belmore Swamp: Meet 08:00 in the Rotary Reserve, west-side of the Macleay bridge, Jerseyville. Water/Woodland birds. Leader Louise Earnshaw.

  • November
  • Fri 3rd: Ballengarra (Rollands Plains). Meet 08:00 in the car park under the Rocks Ferry bridge, Wauchope. Woodland birds. Leader Ted Giblin

  • December
  • Fri 1st: Sancrox Reserve & Christmas Lunch: Meet 08:00 or whenever in the reserve carpark end of Colvin St. Woodland birds.

    Christmas Lunch 12:00 @ Abundance Cafe,274 Rawdon Island Rd, Sancrox. Book with the Secretary, Jenny Lester.

    Sun 17th: Harrington. Meet 08:00 at the Harrington breakwall car park. Rainforest/Waders. Leader Clive Meadows.

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Last updated 07 June 2017