Birdwatching in Sydney
|with the Cumberland Bird Observers' Club
Meetings are held on the third Tuesday night of every month at the ‘Friendship Room’ at Wesley Castle Hill Uniting Church, corner of Kentwell and Showground Roads, Castle Hill. Vehicles may enter from Worthing Road at the rear, or from Showground Road itself.
Meetings usually consist of guest speakers (some from overseas), "bird of the night" where we learn identification tips, then time to socialise over a free cup of coffee, tea or orange juice. There is also time to enter your bird sightings in the Interesting Observations book.
If you don't have a car, give us a call and we can try to arrange someone to pick you up. Meetings last until about 9.30pm or 10pm.
Don't be shy - come along and say g'day.
third Tuesday of every month at 8pm
||The ‘Friendship Room’ at Wesley Castle Hill Uniting Church, corner of Kentwell and Showground Roads, Castle Hill. Vehicles may enter from Worthing Road at the rear, or from Showground Road itself.
|April 17||The Powerful Owl Project|
Dr Beth Mott. The Powerful Owl Project rounds up soon. Come along to hear all the exciting happenings for urban Powerful Owls in the Sydney Basin.
|May 15||Modern birds prefer to go topless |
Simon Griffith is an evolutionary biologist who has spent most of his career investigating how the reproductive behaviour of birds drives the process of speciation. This talk is about the evolution of passerines and how nests have evolved.
|June 19||"Penguins of the world... so far" |
Trevor Waller. This talk is the unofficial diary of our intrepid penguin chaser Trevor and his wife Margaret, braving usually very cold and windy conditions throughout the world often on rough seas in the search of these noble birds
and other pelagic species.
|July 17||The Sea-Eagles |
|August 21||AGM + Members Night |
|September 18||Acoustic monitoring |
|October 16||The Feather Map Project |
|November 20|| |
|December 18||Christmas Party|
Quizzes, games and finger food. Come along and enjoy this social evening. Please bring a half plate of food, drinks supplied by the club.