Tuesday, 3 January 2017

2017 Outings

January 7, 2017 – pelagic               Contact Greg Roberts   -  friarbird.roberts@gmail.com
January 18 – Wednesday Outing – Bli Bli + Finland Road   Leader – Vince Lee
February 4th Saturday Outing – Maleny Golf Course Walk    Leader – Ken Cross
February 15th Wednesday Outing – Kings Beach and Rock Platform; extension to Golden Beach for waders and terns                              Leader – John Kooistra
March 5, 2017 – pelagic                  Contact Greg Roberts   -  friarbird.roberts@gmail.com
March 11th Saturday Outing – Toorbul             Leader – Ken Cross
March 22nd Wednesday Outing – Gheerulla Falls, Mapleton Leader – John Kooistra
April 1st Saturday Outing – Mount Tibrogargan, Beerburrum (from Matthews Flinders Park, Steve Irwin Way)   Leader – John Kooistra / Vince Lee / John Malings
April 19th Wednesday Outing – Wappa Dam  - Leader - Vince Lee
May 6 – Pelagic                                  Contact Greg Roberts   -  friarbird.roberts@gmail.com
May 13 – Saturday Outing – Dunethin Rock Reserve   Leader – John Kooistra / Vince Lee
May 17 – Wednesday Outing –  Eumundi Conservation Park, off Seib Rd, Eumundi  Leader – Russ Lamb
June 3 – Saturday Outing –  Scarffe Road Reserve            Leader – John Birbeck
June 14 – Wednesday Outing – Martin Wright Nature Walk (south side of Baroon Pocket Dam] - Leader - John Malings
July 1 – Pelagic                                       Contact Greg Roberts   -  friarbird.roberts@gmail.com
July 7, 8, 9 – Queensland Garden Expo, Nambour   Contact Robyn Combes robyn.combes62@gmail.com
July 15 – Saturday Outing – Ferntree National Park. Near Nambour   Leader – Ken Cross / Vince Lee [July 16 – BEGINNERS WALK - invite beginners from Garden expo]     Leader – Ken Cross / Vince Lee
July 26 – Wednesday Outing – Ben Bennett Botanical Park, Caloundra (Sugarbag Rd entrance) – Leader – John Kooistra / Vince Lee
August 5 - Saturday Outing – Sheep Station Creek, Caboolture    - Leader – Ken Cross & Russ Lamb
August 16 – Wednesday Outing – Maroochy Botanical Gardens                  Leader – Vince Lee
September 2 – Pelagic                             Contact Greg Roberts   -  friarbird.roberts@gmail.com
September 9 – Saturday Outing – Charlie Moreland [Camp Out]            Leader – Ken Cross
September 13 – Wednesday Outing – Park Lakes, Bli Bli   Leader – Vince Lee
October 7 – Saturday Outing – All day twitch – various locations          Leaders – Steve Popple + others
October 18 – Wednesday Outing – Toorbul                Leader – John Kooistra
November 4 – Pelagic                           Contact Greg Roberts   -  friarbird.roberts@gmail.com
November 11 - Saturday Outing – Gheerulla Falls track, Mapleton Leader – Ken Cross
November 15 – Wednesday Outing – birding around Maroochydore                    Leader - TBA
December 2 - Saturday Outing – Bli Bli + Finland Road + BBQ breakfast          Leader – Ken Cross

Charlie Moreland – September 9th
Weekend Aways
Esk  - August 12 & 13
Tin Can Bay –  November 25 & 26

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All Sunday outings commence at 8am.  Friday morning’s guest speakers will form part of the Friday Environment Forum (on the given days).  A quarterly meeting will be held at the Environment Centre to deal with bird-related matters.  All members are welcome to attend.

An Interpretive Birding Walk takes place every Friday before the Friday Environment Forum.  Meet in the Environment Centre car park at Wallace Park, Eumundi Road, Noosaville beside the Library at 8:30am.

Tuesday 7th February
Bird Observers meeting
9am at the Environment Centre
Friday 17th February
Speaker Greg Czechura Research Author Qld Muesum

‘The Role of Raptors in the Environment’
Sunday 19th March
Outing West Cooroy private property
Meet at 250 Happy Jack Creek Road West Cooroy. Hazel and Don Ross will be our hosts.
Friday 21st
Speakers Anna Fearnley
‘Albert Lyrebirds: To be or not to be? What is the answer?’
Tuesday 2nd May
Bird Observers meeting
9am at the Environment Centre
Sunday 21st
Outing Duke Road Doonan private property
Meet at 152 Duke Road Doonan. Katia Lyon will be our hostess
Friday 16th June
Professor Darryl Jones
‘Clever Corvids: are they really that smart?’
Sunday 16th
Outing Peregian Springs
Conservation area
Meet at The Avenue Duck Ponds, Peregian Springs. The park has off road parking, toilets and shelter.
Tuesday 1st
Bird Observers meeting
9am at the Environment Centre
Friday 18th
Speaker Adrian Caneris
‘Wild sex - Why Birds don't use dating apps.’
Sunday 17th
Outing Noosa Bird Trail 2
Numby Lane Yurol SF
Meet at car park opposite Pomona State School Station Street Pomona.
Friday 21st
Speaker Robyn Howard
‘Nesting – the costs and infinite variety’
Tuesday 14th
Bird Observers meeting
9am at the Environment Centre
Maleny Wetlands
Details to be advised


Coordinator Valda McLean
Phone: 5476 2123 or Email: braelochen@bigpond.com

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