Program Reminder – March 2018

Program Reminder – March 2018

Photo: Forest Kingfisher by Bruce McNaughton

For full program and more information download the PDF from our Facebook page or BBB website


What To Bring – Always wear covered shoes and bring water, hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Except for presentation days, always bring something to eat for morning or afternoon tea and lunch if it’s over the lunch period. For presentation days bring a plate to share for morning or afternoon tea

Contact – for all BBB & BVBW Activities –   Jan -02 66803279 or Mobile 0428864378


Note: For surveys, experience is not necessary. Beginners are welcomed at all outings which will provide an opportunity to learn about our birds and their habitat.


Sunday 4thClean-up Australia Day – BBB & Volunteers – Be involved – do your own thing or find an event close to you such as Brunswick River Clean Up
March 4th 2018   8:30 – 10:30 AM
Site Address : Brunswick Heads Bat Harbour 1 Old Pacific Highway, Brunswick Heads, NSW 2483
Meeting Point: Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour at the wharf
Site Coordinator Details: Lorraine Freeden   email:


Friday 9th – 8am – Exploring Byron Shire Bird Trails – Discover & learn about our birds.

Ocean Shores – Yalla Kool – to Devines Hill walk – General Birdwatching – Birds of Byron Shire Birding Brochure Site No 16

Meet – End of Inderwong Avenue off Rajah Road, Ocean Shores

Booking required –

Note –Cars will be parked at both Inderwong and Devines Hill; once walk is completed drivers can be driven back to their cars.


Sunday 18th – 14.00 ( – 19.00

BBB– Presentation – Birds & Biodiversity & Guided Walk

Booking required –

Meet – At the Wetland Interpretive Centre – Birds of Byron Shire Birding Brochure Site No 16. Take Bayshore Drive off Ewingsdale Road, go past the shopping centre (on the left) and turn next right into Wallum Place. If you have a key go to the carpark, if not wait at the gate and you will be let in.

Cost – just bring a plate to share & own drinks. BBB will supply tea and coffee.


Other Northern River Group March Outings for bird-watching


BirdLife Northern Rivers (BLNR)

Sunday – 11th 7.30am – 12noonRummery Park, Nightcap National ParkRummery Park campground is in the eastern part of Whian Whian State Conservation area.

Check out the website for details   or Anne Jones at 0418 244 262


Brunswick Valley Bird Watchers (BVBW)

Wednesday 14th (New Brighton Sportsfield) & 28th – to be advised – Contact for details


Ballina Shorebird 2020

Saturday 17th March at 9am “Ballina farewells the Flyway migrants – details to be confirmed or contact Hans Wohlmuth