Crimson Rosella - photo Bob Faulkner


PROPOSED EVENTS FOR 2020



Jan 4   Cancelled due to bushfire threats and extteme heat


Annual Outing to Sheba Dams


Feb

27

Social Meeting The first for the year


Feb 29 Saturday Outing, possibly to Dumaresq Dam, Armidale

Australian King Parrot - Photo Bob Faulkner

INTERESTING AND UNUSUAL SIGHTINGS:

August/September/October Sightings

October/November Sightings


Oct 2 Olive-backed Oriole at Calala, Jan Hosking


Oct 5 Grey Fantail at Calala, Jan Hosking


Oct 6 Spotted Bowerbird at Kelvin who saw it?


Oct 9 Glossy Ibis, 12, 13km north of Coonabarabran, John Fearnley


Oct 19 Dollarbird at Woolomin, Joan Dunne, first for season


Oct Mistletoebird and Rufous Whistler at Calala, Jan Hosking


Oct Superb Lyrebird at Dungowan Dam Road, Ian Samson


Oct Scarlet and Flame Robins at Forest Way, Nundle, Ian Samson


Oct White-naped Honeyeater at Sheba Dam, Denise Kane,

Oct Painted Honeyeater at Rangari, Denise Kane


Oct Ground Cuckoo-shrike and Red Wattlebird and young at Calala, Patrick Long


Nov 3 Sunday 3/11/2019 – Armidale birdwatchers arrived at Dumaresq Dam picnic area (about 8:30am) at the same time as a flock of Apostlebirds. This is a first record of this species for the area. Note that the outing produced a total of 54 species seen thanks to the water (though low) at the dam.

Budgerigars - Photo: Denise Kane