TAMWORTH BIRDWATCHERS Inc
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.
The leader will advise participants of the restrictions at the start of the outing.”
• 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 2020/1
We have resumed our Tuesday morning bird walks on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.
The contact person is Joan Dunne Phone 6762 4553
Jul 31 Saturday Outing to Murrurundi area,
Meet Opposite Murrurundi Tourist Information Centre, New England Highway, Murrurundi (9am)
Leader: Denise Kane PH: 0487 914 040
Aug 28 Saturday Outing
Sep 25 AGM and bird Walk at Botanic Gardens Tamworth at 10:00am
Australian King Parrot - Photo Bob Faulkner
May 11 Grey Goshawk (white morph) at Daruka Road Reserve, reported by a member of the public and confirmed by Denise Kane
Jun 5 Little Eagle, flying over Calala, Jan Hosking
Jun 17 Great Egret x 5, White-necked Heron x 3 in grass paddock on Goonoo Goonoo Creek, bottom of Terry Street Tamworth, John Homewood
Jun 18 Red-browed Finch, 8 at Myrl St Calala, Jan Hosking
Jun 20 Eastern Barn Owl at Gordon St Calala, Jan Hosking
Jun 23 Straw-necked Ibis, 108 on grass paddock adjacent to Calala Lane Tamworth, John Homewood
Jun 24 Eastern Spinebill, at Gordon St Calala, Jan Hosking
Jun 26 Eastern Barn Owl, Gordon and Myrl St Calala Jan Hosking
Jul 7-8 Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo, 4 over South Tamworth, Joan Dunne
Mid-late June – Hybrid Crimson-Eastern Rosella, Gordon St Calala
Budgerigars - Photo: Denise Kane
Links- -USEFUL LINKS :-
Birding-Aus - A birding discussion group
NSW ORAC ( NSW Ornithological Appraisal Records Committee )
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