Saturday, 28 February 2015

March and April Outings

Saturday outing - 7 March– 7 am - Park Lakes, Bli Bli – possible extensions to Maroochy Wetland Sanctuary - Leader/ s - Ken Cross and John Birbeck.

Meet at 7am. From Bli Bli, turn north into Willis Rd, follow the main road [it changes into Thomas Road]. At the roundabout turn left into Park Lakes Drive. Follow this road through several roundabouts until the end. Near the end of the road there is a park on the right. We will meet here and begin our walk. A good mix of habitat and spp. Little Bitterns have recently bred here and a few crake spp have been regularly seen.
Referdex Map 57 9P

Next Outing - April 4 - Toorbul is an excellent birding location on the east coast looking towards Bribie Island. There is a mix of woodland species but it is best known for migratory waders and a mix of mangrove species. Drive slowly around the town as there are large numbers of Eastern Grey Kangaroos.

Meet at 8am at the southern end of the Esplanade. 

Depending on numbers we may split up nto different groups to do a variety of locations in and around Toorbul. It is our chance to Wave the Shorebirds goodbye and there should be some waders beginning to show their [Northern Hemisphere] summer finery!!

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