Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Upcoming Outings 2016

Saturday outing - 9 April 2016 -   Toorbul [and Bribie Island?] - Farewell to the Waders. Leader/ s – John Kooistra   **** Please note change of date!!

MORNING OUTING - Meet at 8am at park opposite general store. Remember to visit the Lagoon on the way in for Brolgas and perhaps other waders. We may travel to the north end first for Mangrove Kingfisher, Mangrove Gerygone etc before heading to the southern end for the waders. Morning High tide is at approx. 11 am. Possible extension to Bribie Island following bird call.


Wednesday Outing – 20 April 2016
Meet at Mapleton Lilyponds carpark at 8am. The walk will visit Mapleton Falls National Park for a walk through the variety of forest types. Leader – Burnie Collins

Please check out the following articles on our blog [and consider subscribing to it by entering your email address in the place provided].
http://scbab.blogspot.com.au/2016/03/a-madagascar-adventure-by-steve-carol.html   - a report on a birding tour to Madagascar by two members; Steve and Carol Popple

http://scbab.blogspot.com.au/2016/03/spain-birding-report-2015.html  - a report on a Spain birding tour by Ken Cross

http://scbab.blogspot.com.au/2016/03/lockyer-valley-weekend-away.html - a report on our recent weekend away to the Lockyer Valley for Birdlife Sunshine coast members.

Please consider our outing / camp out  in May  - Saturday outing – 14 [ and 15] May 2016 - Charlie Moreland, Conondales.
NB – Note different date for this outing in May!!

Meet at 8am at the Charlie Moreland Day Use area for an exploration of some of surrounding Conondale Forest. PLEASE stay for a camp out at the adjacent camping area. BYO food and drink. Enjoy more birding in the afternoon and some spotlighting after dinner for Owls, Nightjars, Frogmouths, Pademelons, Bandicoots, Possums and more. Each member is responsible for booking a camp spot at the following web address;  http://www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/imbil/camping.html#charlie_moreland_camping_area
Leader – Ken Cross

Also remember that we are having a Birdlife Australia display at the Maleny Wood Expo on the Labour Day long weekend, Saturday 30th April, Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd of May and we need volunteers to talk birds, birding and Birdlife Australia.
Please signal your willingness to help by emailing Robyn at robyn.combes62@gmail.com

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