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

Club Field Trips - 2023

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. Please note the club is unable to accept persons under 18 years of age at field trips unless accompanied by an adult.

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

  • January

    Fri 6th: Partridge Creek/Munday's Farm/Bassett's Farm. Meet 08:00 at the corner, southern side of Hastings River Drive and Fernbank Creek Rd. (Map Link) Woodland and Waterbirds. Leader: Clive Meadows.

    Sun 22nd: Links and Plot Tracks. Meet 08:00am at the layby on left of Ocaen Drive just south of the Pozieres Village turnoff on the right, For those coming north along Ocean Drive, the layby is on the right just after the speed reduction to 70kmh road sign.(Map Link). Woodland birds. Gradient: Level. Leaders: Terry & Elaine McCarthy.
  • February

    Fri 3rd: Bonny Hills Tracks: Meet 08:00am at Bonny Hills Surf Lifesaving Club car park.(Map Link). Woodland and Seabirds. Gradient: Level. Leaders: Les Mitchell & Jenny Lester.

    Sun 19th: Kooloonbung NR and Port sewage treatment ponds. Meet 08:00am at the Guide Hall carpark, Hollingsworth St. Port Macquarie.(Map Link). Woodland & Waterbirds. Gradient: Level. Leaders: Julia & Peter Hudd.

  • March

    Fri 3rd: Kempsey Swamps & Railway Bridge. Meet 08:00am in the Kempsey Museum car park opp Crescent Head turnoff. (Map Link).Woodand & Waterbirds. Gradient: Some inclines. Leaders: Alastair & Karen Smedley.

  • April

    Fri 14th: Hursley - Private property. Meet 08:00am at the Rocks Ferry Reserve, Wauchope.(Map Link). Woodland & Wetland birds. Gradient - slight inclines. Leaders: Jenny Lester & Les Mitchell.

Last updated 16/01/2023

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