Illawarra Birders

Birding club based in
Wollongong, affiliated with Birdlife Australia

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Illawarra Birders Upcoming Activities

The following activities are Birding Outings. See the Home page for details of evening meetings.

EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND THESE EVENTS, INCLUDING VISITING BIRDERS AND THOSE NEW TO BIRDING WHO WANT TO TRY IT OUT. PLEASE CONTACT THE LEADER IF YOU ARE GOING TO ATTEND, AND CHECK THIS PAGE IN CASE OF CANCELLATIONS.

Sunday 11th December 8.00am Maquarie River Walk, Haywards Bay Lake and Hooka Point
Leader: Martin Cocker, Mobile 0418 429 132
Half Day Walk

Meet at end of Shearwater Boulevarde Albion Park Rail where we will have a return walk to Darcy Dunster Reserve, then to Hayward Bay Drive, corner of Peninsular Avenue to view the lake, and then to Hooka Point carpark at the end of Holborn Street, Berkeley. Bring morning tea and please contact to book a place.


Friday 16TH December 8.00am Budderoo
Leaders: Michelle and Dave Rower, Mobile 0421 335 037
Half Day Walk

Meet at the car park for the Budderoo Fire Trail (shown on Google Maps as Budderoo Plateau Road). Jamberoo Mountain Road is still CLOSED on the Jamberoo side. Hence access is up to Robertson Pie Shop and then back east on Jamberoo Mountain Road. The fire trail starts from a dirt pull-off on Jamberoo Mountain Road, marked with the sign Budderoo Plateau. The fire trail is exactly 11km from the Robertson Pie Shop. The car park is located 200 metres west along the fire trail. Please send a text to book a spot. Bring carry morning tea, hat, sunscreen, and plenty of water for the day.


Sunday 1st January 12AM‐12PM
NEW YEARS DAY TWITCH

Go birding in our wider birding region and record as many sightings or calls of bird species as you can. Compete as an individual or in teams.


Thursday 5th January, 12.30pm: Wollongong Botanic Garden
Leader: Martin Potter, Mobile 0437 683 677
This is an especially good event for new and inexperienced Birders

Lunchtime bird walk. Meet at the Discovery Centre. We have permission to use the nearby car park on Madoline Street (off Irvine Street), and a car park permit is no longer required. Please send Martin a text to book a spot if you would like to attend.


Saturday 7th January 2023 8am: Tallawarra Ashponds
Leaders: Michelle and Dave Rower, Mobile 0421 335 037
Half Day Walk

Meet on Yallah Bay Road which leads to the Energy Australia Tallawarra Power Station. This is only accessible from the Princes Highway southbound from Dapto. Park at the carpark opposite the security gates just before the bridge. Please send Dave Rower a text to book a spot. Bring morning tea, a hat and sturdy shoes.

 


Public Service

Have you any questions about our club or Birding?

Have you seen a bird that you would like to identify?

We will be glad to assist you.

Send your inquiry to
info@illawarrabirders.org

We are happy to help.