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


Club Field Trips - 2018

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. Wear sturdy shoes and bring along the following - Binoculars, Hat, Sunscreen, Insect repellent, Water, Morning tea and lunch plus a chair. A field guide is optional.

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

  • January

    Fri 5th: Fernback Creek: Meet 08:00am Corner of Hastings River Dr/Fernbank Creek Rd (southern side) Woodland/Water birds. Leader Clive Meadows

  • February

    Fri 2nd: Harrington Estuary & Rainforest: Meet 08.00am Breakwall carpark. Waders & Rainforest birds. Leader Peter West

  • Sun 18th: Boorganna NR & Comboyne cemetery : Meet 08:00am at Hill Street carpark Comboyne. Rainforest & Woodland birds. Leader Clive Meadows.

  • March

    Fri 2nd: Stuarts Point & Grass Head: Meet 08:00am at the picnic area end of Ocean Ave, opposite Stuarts Point Holiday Park, Stuarts Point.(Map Link)Woodland & Waterbirds. Leader Ted Giblin

  • Mon 19th - Fri 23rd: Autumn Campout - Tenterfield. Staying at Tenterfield Lodge & Caravan Park

  • April

    Fri 6th: Yarravel, Temagog & Sherwood: Meet 08:00 opposite the cemetery, River Street, Kempsey. Woodland birds. Leader TBA.

    Sun 15th: Wilson River reserve: Meet 08:00 opposite Beechwood Tavern in Bellangry Rd.(Map Link). Leader Ian Kerr. Woodland & Rainforest birds.

  • May

    Fri 4th: Lake Cathie & Perch Hole: Meet 08:00 Lake Cathie picnic area car park, east side of Pacific Drive just before Cattai Creek bridge.(Map Link). Woodland & Waterbirds: Leader Ted Giblin.

  • June

    Fri 1st: Queens Lake & Henry Kendall Reserve: Meet 08:30 Queen's Lake Sailing Club Carpark,off Ocean Drive, Laurieton (Map Link). Woodland/Waterbirds. Leader Sue Proust & Peter West

    Sun 17th: Kooloonbung Creek: Meet 08:30 Scout Hall, Hollingworth St, Port Macquarie. Woodland & Waterbirds. Leader Ian Kerr.

  • July
  • Fri 6th: Cattai Wetlands and AGM: Meet 08:30 in the car park at the end of Springhill Rd,Coopernook (Map Link). Woodland/Wetland birds. Leaders: Peter West & Sue Proust.

    The AGM will be held at 1:00pm in the shelter shed. Convenor - Ted Giblin

  • August
  • Fri 3rd: Hat Head: Meet 08:30 in the car park at the boat ramp the end of Straight St/Reserve Rd, Hat Head.(Map Link) Woodland/Sea Birds. Leaders Julia & Peter Hudd.

    Sun 19th: Kattang NR: Meet 08:30 at the reserve carpark, Bergalia Crescent, Camden Head. Woodland & Seabirds. Leader Peter West & Sue Proust.

  • September
  • Fri 7th: North Shore & Maria River Rd. Meet 08:00 at corner Shoreline Dr/Dolphin Cl (left off ferry then turn right). (Map Link). Leader: Ted Giblin. Woodland & Rainforest birds.

  • October
  • Fri 5th: Lansdowne Reserve and Coopernook State Forest. Meet 08:00 at Coopernook Rd wetlands.(Map Link). Water/Woodland birds. Leader Liam Murphy.

    Mon 15th - Fri 19th: Spring Campout - Lake Cargelligo. Details TBA

    Sun 21st: Rufous Scrub-bird Survey: Meet 08:00 at Brushy Mountain Campsite, Werrikimbe. Why not camp overnight Sat 20th. Leader Ian Kerr

  • November
  • Fri 2nd: Boyters Lane, Barnetts Lagoon and Belmore Swamp. Meet 08:00 at Rotary Park, Plummers Lane, western side of Jerseyville Bridge.(Map Link)Water/Woodland birds. Leaders Peter West & Sue Proust.

  • December
  • Fri 7th: Googik Track: Meet 08:00 opposite the Lake Road settling ponds. Woodland & Wetland Birds. Leader: Clive Meadows.(Map Link).

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

    Sun 16th: Swan's Crossing. Meet 08:00 at the Kew Information Centre. Rainforest & Woodland birds. Leader: Liam Murphy

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Last updated 03/10/2018