Crimson Rosella - photo Bob Faulkner



Covid-19 and TBW Outings (V170920)


• It is the aim of the TBW Committee to run TBW Outings in a Covid Safe Way.

• This is in addition to the normal safety rules.


Motion passed at Committee Meeting (28/8/20):-


“While there are Covid restrictions the leader of each outing will be responsible for checking the current Covid restrictions on the NSW Website.

https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/what-you-can-and-cant-do-under-rules


The leader will advise participants of the restrictions at the start of the outing.”


Please note:

• It is the responsibility of each participant to follow the Leader(s)’ instructions.

Members & guests agree to this understanding when they sign on.

• The Leaders are volunteers and need your support, especially during this difficult time.


• Pre-booking is essential. Contact the Leader to book your place


PROPOSED EVENTS FOR 2021


Tuesday morning birdwalks


 Tuesday morning birdwalks on second and fourth Tuesdays at 8am.

The final one for 2021 will be on 14th Dec

The contact person is Joan Dunne Phone 6762 4553


Saturday Outings  


Nov 20 Saturday Outing Botanic Gardens Tamworth 8:00 am, AGM 10:00 am

Dec 4 Christmas Party, at Margaret and Bill Crisps 228, Dunoon Road. Moore Creek

Jan 15 Annual Outing to Sheba Dam, Leader Joan Dunne Ph 0427 117 902

Feb 27 Saturday Outing

Mar 27 Saturday Outing








Australian King Parrot - Photo Bob Faulkner



October/November Sightings

Oct 21 Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo, 3 at Peel River Tamworth, unknown man via Annabel Ashworth

Oct 22 Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo, 2 at King George Ave, Tamworth, Joan Dunne

Oct 24 Crimson Chat between Tarpoly and Borah TSRs Hastings Birdwatchers

Oct 25 Red-winged Parrot pair off Appleby Lane Tamworth, Annabel Ashworth

Oct 25 Cuckoo Pallid Cuckoo in Fairs Road off Appleby Lane, Tamworth, Annabel Ashworth

Nov 2 Black Swan, 10 at Keepit Dam North Shore, Euan Leckie

Nov 2-3 Rufous Whistler Juvenile at Calala, Jan Hosking

Nov 5 Scaly-breasted Lorikeet in Longyard area Tamworth, Alan Lisle

Nov 6 Black-fronted Dotterel, 2 at Windmill Estate, also Zebra and Plum-headed Finch, Joan Dunne

Nov 7 Hibrid Crimson/Eastern Rosella at Calala , Jan Hosking

Nov 8 Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo, 2 at Paceway, Showground Rd., Tamworth, Chris Kane

Oct/Nov White-winged Triller male at Calala, Jan Hosking


Budgerigars - Photo: Denise Kane

Links- -USEFUL LINKS :-

The Internet Bird Collection

Birdlife Australia

Ausbird  - the Australia Birding Directory

NSW Bird Atlassers Inc

Tourism Tamworth

Birding-Aus - A birding discussion group

NSW ORAC ( NSW Ornithological Appraisal Records Committee )

Grey falcon study

Eremaea Birds

Cumberland Bird Observers Club,Sydney

Hunter Bird Observers Club

Hastings Birdwatchers Inc

Manning Great Lakes Birdwatchers Inc

Toowoomba Bird Observers

Graeme Chapman Natural History Photographer

Michael Dahlem Birds of Australia (Narrabri birdwatcher and photographer)

Wirefence - a UK based collection of useful birding resources for all ages

Making Nestboxes - links