Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 64, Issue 6

I am recently settled in Melbourne so don't write with much experience. I think loss of insects (due to pesticides and light pollution) plays a role, but am not sure how big. What is very striking to me is how few small bushbirds there are in the suburb we live in – Bundoora. Our smallest . . . → Read More: Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 64, Issue 6

FW: Natural Images – latest posts on the Red Goshawks trapping in Cape York

The promise of a report from DES { Department of Environmental Science } after their meeting in January has not yet been made public and I am not sure if it took place or has been delayed, they may think if we keep quite this might all go away. I can assure you . . . → Read More: FW: Natural Images – latest posts on the Red Goshawks trapping in Cape York

Australian Swiftlets in NSW

On Saturday 2nd February at 5.15 Eastern Summer Time between Goonengerry and Repentance Creek, north-eastern N.S.W., I looked vertically and saw about 100 Australian Swiftlets fly overhead about 30 metres above the ground, on a ridge with a mixture of orchard and pasture and adjoining slopes and gullies with regrowth rainforest. This appears to have . . . → Read More: Australian Swiftlets in NSW

White-throated needletail


This is a message more specifically for Mike Tarburton for his records

About 8-10 WTNT’s (not many) were seen this morning flying above the road that leads towards Tyalgum/ out of Murwillumbah NSW

About 1Km from the Hare Krishna Community turn off

Kirri 😀

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last seats on 2019 tours (Advertisement)

Hi all, Feel like boosting your life list this year? Or just great birding in out-of-the way places with like-minded people? We have only 1 or 2 seats left on the following 2019 tours: – Malaysia, June – 9 Grasswrens (standard), July – 9 Grasswrens (comfortable), Aug – Top End, Sep – Grey Falcon/Letter-winged . . . → Read More: last seats on 2019 tours (Advertisement)

2019 Sydney pelagic dates

Hi All,

The dates for pelagic trips running out of Sydney during 2019 are below.

Saturday 9 February 2019 Saturday 9 March 2019 Saturday 13 April 2019 Saturday 11 May 2019 Saturday 8 June 2019 Saturday 13 July 2019 Saturday 10 August 2019 Saturday 14 September 2019 Saturday 12 October 2019 Saturday 9 November . . . → Read More: 2019 Sydney pelagic dates