BBB Program Reminder – June 2017

BBB Program Reminder – June 2017

Photo: Leaden Flycatcher

For the full program please download the PDF here: BBB Reminder forJune 2017

What To Bring – Always wear covered shoes, hat and carry water, also bring sunscreen and insect repellent and something to eat for morning or afternoon tea and lunch if it’s over the lunch period.

Contact – for BBB Activities – byronbirdbuddy@gmail.com  or Mobile 0428864378

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Wednesday 7thVallances Road8am to 13.00 

Reason – Monitoring – Morning survey –  4-6 hr survey – With the assistance of Brunswick Valley Bird Watchers  – while walking an established path, identify & count all birds within the 85 hectare property and site of the Mullumbimby ( Brunswick Valley) STP.

How to Get There -Vallances Road is off Coolamon Scenic Drive, between Mullumbimby and Ocean Shores –approx 6-7kms north-east from Mullumbimby or 10kms west of Ocean Shores from the Tweed Valley Way-Orana Road roundabout. Once you have turned into Vallances Road travel to the end of the sealed road and meet at the gate. Don’t forget to wear covered shoes & bring your own morning tea and lunch.

Bring – whatever you need to eat and drink for morning tea and lunch including something to sit on – There are NO facilities at this site.

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Saturday 10th – Young and Green Family Fun Day – 8am – 1pm

1 Gilmore Crescent – Byron Bay – – first street right past the Byron Library and travel to the end.
Byron Bird Buddies will have a stall and kids activities including bird clay modeling

Sunday 11th – Goonengerry NP – 07.30 – 13.00 (1pm)

Reason – Monitoring – survey for all bird species & in particular the six trigger species, Albert’s Lyrebird, Green Catbird, Regent Bowerbird, Logrunner, Paradise Riflebird and Pale-yellow Robin listed in the Key Biodiversity Area (KBA) of the Nightcap Range Area.  “The Nightcap Range KBA consists of four protected areas: Nightcap, Goonengerry and Mount JerusalemNational Parks, and Whian Whian State Conservation Area, and the six birds are targeted because of their restricted range and being confined to a single biome. (Biomes are very large ecological areas on the earth’s surface, with fauna and flora adapting to their environment).

How to Get There – SW from Mullumbimby on Coolamon Scenic Drive – turn (R) into Goonengerry Road and again at the top of the range turn (R) into Mill Rd (14.7km)  follow signs to the NP and park at end of Garrong Rd. We will survey the south Loop walking (3.9km).

Bring – whatever you need to eat and drink on the walk and for morning tea/lunch including something to sit on – There are NO facilities at this site.

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Sunday 25th – Tallow Creek Estuary – 8.00 am – 12md

Reason – Monitoring – Tallow Creek birds

Meet at end of Ironbark Avenue – Byron Bay

Bring – water & snack

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Next Survey – Sunday 2nd of July – 08.00 Belongil.  Meet @ carpark end of Bayshore Drive.

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