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BirdLife Melbourne and other BirdLife Australia Branches in the Melbourne area offer an extensive range of activities for BirdLife Australia Members.   Non-members are welcome but we ask you to consider joining BirdLife Australia if you plan to attend more than three activities.  To join BirdLife Australia click here. Many activities are free and no booking is required unless specifically stated below.  Courses/workshops, study meetings, camps and tours usually incur a fee and require booking. Where bookinga are required, unless stated otherwise, bookings should be made through BirdLife Australia National Office. 

Though BirdLife Australia has no formal health requirements for participants in BirdLife Australia outdoor activities, it is expected that participants will know their own physical limitations and not attempt to participate beyond these.  All outings require participants to have appropriate footwear and clothing for the weather conditions likely to be encountered and to carry water, sun screen and insect repellent as may be necessary.

All outdoor activities are cancelled on days of Total Fire Ban.

BirdLife Melbourne Activities

Date

Activity

Details

Tuesday
12 Feb 2019
Weekdays Outing Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne. 10:00am to 3:00pm. Leader: David Plant. Melway 2G B10. Gate H. Coins needed for Alexandra Av parking meters. Tram, train and bus close to gardens. Toilets available. CARRY LUNCH. All welcome, no need to book. Contact Diane, 9836 8692 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Thursday
14 Feb 2019
Carlton Meeting 7:30 pm at National Office, 60 Leicester St Carlton, Melway 2B C11. Free street parking available. Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Alan, 0432 494 425 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Saturday
16 Feb 2019
Photography Group Outing Mornington Peninsula (Cape Schanck & Greens Bush). For details contact Peter, 0432 065 919 or teacherpeterb@gmail.com
Saturday
23 Feb 2019
Beginners' Outing Yan Yean Reservoir Park. Meet at 10:00am. Enter from Recreation Rd then turn left and park near first toilets. Melway 391 D1. Leaders: Hazel & Alan Veevers. Contact Hazel, 9876 3712 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Saturday
23 Feb 2019
ETP Survey Note that this survey is on a Saturday, not the usual Sunday.
Eastern Treatment Plant, Bangholme. Meet at 9:00am for a survey that will continue until the evening. The survey is carried out by 4WD. Numbers are restricted and booking is essential. Survey date may change at short notice due to operational constraints. Participants must wear suitable full covered clothing (hat, long sleeves, long trousers and suitable footwear) and bring lunch and water. Leader is Mike Carter. Contact Mike, 03 5977 1262.
Tuesday
26 Feb 2019
Balwyn
Monthly
Meeting
8:00pm at the Foard Room, Greythorn Community Hub, 2 Centre Way, North Balwyn, Melway 46 H2. Centre Way runs north off Doncaster Rd, approx 0.6km west of the Eastern Fwy.
Underground parking will be available for entry from 7:15 pm to 8:00pm. Access from the underground car park to the ground floor is via a lift.
Ground level parking is also available close to the venue. Access from ground level is via a door on the south side of our meeting room.
Guest Speaker: Mike Duncan. Subject: Mid-life Crisis in Madagascar. Member's Topic & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Alan, 0432 494 425 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Sunday
3 Mar 2019
Yellingbo Birdwalk Note earlier start time, October to March.
Yellingbo Reserve. Melway 305 G11. Take Warburton Hwy to Woori Yallock, turn right to Yellingbo. At Yellingbo, turn right towards Seville, then left into Macclesfield Rd. After 2.5km turn right at large pine trees. Gate opens 9:00am, walk starts 9:30am. Due to Parks Victoria operational requirements the gate will be closed at 9:30am and not opened until after Bird Call at approx 2:00pm. Toilets available. Bring lunch. If there has been heavy rain, or heavy rain is likely, bring gumboots. Contact Maryanne, 0402 283 080 or easternspinebill@yahoo.com.au
Wednesday
6 Mar 2019
Weekdays Outing Braeside Park, Braeside. 10:00am to 3:00pm. Leader: Geoff Russell. Melway 88 D8. Enter from Lower Dandenong Rd. Meet near Visitor Centre, Cockatoo Car Park. Toilets available. All welcome, no need to book. Contact Diane, 9836 8692 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Thursday
14 Mar 2019
BirdLife Victoria Group Carlton Meeting & AGM 7:30 pm at National Office, 60 Leicester St Carlton, Melway 2B C11. Free street parking available. The BirdLife Victoria AGM will be held at the start of the meeting.Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Mark, 0411 237 889 or victoria@birdlife.org.au
Saturday
16 Mar 2019
Photography Group Outing Western Treatment Plant, Werribee. For details contact Peter, 0432 065 919 or teacherpeterb@gmail.com
Tuesday
19 Mar 2019
Weekdays Outing Grantville area. 10:00am to 3:00pm. Leaders: Alan & Hazel Veevers. Melway X912 R10. At traffic lights in Bass Hwy in centre of Grantville, turn down Pier Rd towards the shore. Meet near the toilets in the shore car park. All welcome, no need to book. Contact Diane, 9836 8692 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Saturday
23 Mar 2019
Beginners' Outing Lillydale Lake. Meet at 10:00am in the first or second car park on the left off Swansea Rd. Melway 38 G7. Leaders: Hazel & Alan Veevers. Contact Hazel, 9876 3712 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Sunday
24 Mar 2019
ETP Survey Eastern Treatment Plant, Bangholme. Meet at 9:00am for a survey that will continue until the evening. The survey is carried out by 4WD. Numbers are restricted and booking is essential. Survey date may change at short notice due to operational constraints. Participants must wear suitable full covered clothing (hat, long sleeves, long trousers and suitable footwear) and bring lunch and water. Leader is Mike Carter. Contact Mike, 03 5977 1262.
Tuesday
26 Mar 2019

AGM &
Balwyn
Monthly
Meeting

8:00pm at the Foard Room, Greythorn Community Hub, 2 Centre Way, North Balwyn, Melway 46 H2. Centre Way runs north off Doncaster Rd, approx 0.6km west of the Eastern Fwy.
Underground parking will be available for entry from 7:15 pm to 8:00pm. Access from the underground car park to the ground floor is via a lift.
Ground level parking is also available close to the venue. Access from ground level is via a door on the south side of our meeting room.
The BirdLife Melbourne AGM will be held at the start of the meeting. Guest Speaker(s): BirdLife Australia.  Subject: Nature Laws - a session relating to BirdLife Australia’s campaign for stronger nature laws leading up to the election. There will be no Member's Topic for this meeting. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Alan, 0432 494 425 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Sunday
7 Apr 2019
Yellingbo Birdwalk Note later start time, April to September.
Yellingbo Reserve. Melway 305 G11. Take Warburton Hwy to Woori Yallock, turn right to Yellingbo. At Yellingbo, turn right towards Seville, then left into Macclesfield Rd. After 2.5km turn right at large pine trees. Gate opens 10:00am, walk starts 10:30am. Due to Parks Victoria operational requirements the gate will be closed at 10:30am and not opened until after Bird Call at approx 3:00pm. Toilets available. Bring lunch. If there has been heavy rain, or heavy rain is likely, bring gumboots. Contact Maryanne, 0402 283 080 or easternspinebill@yahoo.com.au
Tuesday
9 Apr 2019
Weekdays Outing Three Chain Rd area. 10:00am to 3:00pm. Leader: Graeme Hosken. Melway X910 L8 or VicRoads 60 H6. Meet at start of Three Chain Rd (~4km north of Kilmore) at junction with Kilmore-Broadford Rd C311. Bear right off Northern Hwy 3km north of Kilmore onto Kilmore-Broadford Rd C311. Toilets at Kilmore. Convoy driving to different sites. All welcome, no need to book. Contact Diane, 9836 8692 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Thursday
11 Apr 2019
Carlton Meeting 7:30 pm at National Office, 60 Leicester St Carlton, Melway 2B C11. Free street parking available. Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Alan, 0432 494 425 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Saturday
20 Apr 2019
Photography Group Outing Note revised location.
Kamarooka/Bendigo. For details contact Peter, 0432 065 919 or teacherpeterb@gmail.com
Tuesday
23 Apr 2019
Balwyn
Monthly
Meeting
8:00pm at the Foard Room, Greythorn Community Hub, 2 Centre Way, North Balwyn, Melway 46 H2. Centre Way runs north off Doncaster Rd, approx 0.6km west of the Eastern Fwy.
Underground parking will be available for entry from 7:15 pm to 8:00pm. Access from the underground car park to the ground floor is via a lift.
Ground level parking is also available close to the venue. Access from ground level is via a door on the south side of our meeting room.
Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Member's Topic & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Alan, 0432 494 425 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Saturday
27 Apr 2019
Beginners' Outing Braeside Park. Meet at 10:00am in the southern car park off Governor Rd. Melway 93 F1. Leaders: Hazel & Alan Veevers. Contact Hazel, 9876 3712 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Sunday
28 Apr 2019
ETP Survey Eastern Treatment Plant, Bangholme. Meet at 9:00am for a survey that will continue until the evening. The survey is carried out by 4WD. Numbers are restricted and booking is essential. Survey date may change at short notice due to operational constraints. Participants must wear suitable full covered clothing (hat, long sleeves, long trousers and suitable footwear) and bring lunch and water. Leader is Mike Carter. Contact Mike, 03 5977 1262.
Sunday
5 May 2019
Yellingbo Birdwalk Note later start time, April to September.
Yellingbo Reserve. Melway 305 G11. Take Warburton Hwy to Woori Yallock, turn right to Yellingbo. At Yellingbo, turn right towards Seville, then left into Macclesfield Rd. After 2.5km turn right at large pine trees. Gate opens 10:00am, walk starts 10:30am. Due to Parks Victoria operational requirements the gate will be closed at 10:30am and not opened until after Bird Call at approx 3:00pm. Toilets available. Bring lunch. If there has been heavy rain, or heavy rain is likely, bring gumboots. Contact Maryanne, 0402 283 080 or easternspinebill@yahoo.com.au
Thursday
9 May 2019
BirdLife Victoria Group Carlton Meeting 7:30 pm at National Office, 60 Leicester St Carlton, Melway 2B C11. Free street parking available. Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Mark, 0411 237 889 or victoria@birdlife.org.au
Wednesday
15 May 2019
Weekdays Outing Westerfolds Park, Templestowe. 10:00am to 3:00pm. Leader: John Bosworth. Melway 33 F1. Enter from Fitzsimons La. Meet at bottom car parks near canoe launch area. Toilets available. All welcome, no need to book. Contact Diane, 9836 8692 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Saturday
18 May 2019
Photography Group Outing Banyule Flats, Viewbank. For details contact Peter, 0432 065 919 or teacherpeterb@gmail.com
Saturday
25 May 2019
Beginners' Outing 'The Briars' Park, Mount Martha. Meet at 10:00am in the car park at the Visitor Centre. Melway 145 F12. Leaders: Hazel & Alan Veevers. Contact Hazel, 9876 3712 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Sunday
26 May 2019
ETP Survey Eastern Treatment Plant, Bangholme. Meet at 9:00am for a survey that will continue until the evening. The survey is carried out by 4WD. Numbers are restricted and booking is essential. Survey date may change at short notice due to operational constraints. Participants must wear suitable full covered clothing (hat, long sleeves, long trousers and suitable footwear) and bring lunch and water. Leader is Mike Carter. Contact Mike, 03 5977 1262.
Tuesday
28 May 2019
Balwyn
Monthly
Meeting
8:00pm at the Foard Room, Greythorn Community Hub, 2 Centre Way, North Balwyn, Melway 46 H2. Centre Way runs north off Doncaster Rd, approx 0.6km west of the Eastern Fwy.
Underground parking will be available for entry from 7:15 pm to 8:00pm. Access from the underground car park to the ground floor is via a lift.
Ground level parking is also available close to the venue. Access from ground level is via a door on the south side of our meeting room.
Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Member's Topic & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Alan, 0432 494 425 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Sunday
2 Jun 2019
Yellingbo Birdwalk Note later start time, April to September.
Yellingbo Reserve. Melway 305 G11. Take Warburton Hwy to Woori Yallock, turn right to Yellingbo. At Yellingbo, turn right towards Seville, then left into Macclesfield Rd. After 2.5km turn right at large pine trees. Gate opens 10:00am, walk starts 10:30am. Due to Parks Victoria operational requirements the gate will be closed at 10:30am and not opened until after Bird Call at approx 3:00pm. Toilets available. Bring lunch. If there has been heavy rain, or heavy rain is likely, bring gumboots. Contact Maryanne, 0402 283 080 or easternspinebill@yahoo.com.au
Monday
10 Jun 2019
Weekdays Outing Pipemakers Park, Maribyrnong. 10:00am to 3:00pm. Leader: Pat Bingham. Melway 28 B10. From Gordon St/Van Ness Av turn at roundabout. Park at first car park on the entry road, near the BBQs. Toilets available. All welcome, no need to book. Contact Diane, 9836 8692 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Thursday
13 Jun 2019
Carlton Meeting 7:30 pm at National Office, 60 Leicester St Carlton, Melway 2B C11. Free street parking available. Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Alan, 0432 494 425 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Saturday
15 Jun 2019
Photography Group Outing Laverton Creek & Altona. For details contact Peter, 0432 065 919 or teacherpeterb@gmail.com
Saturday
22 Jun 2019
Beginners' Outing Banyule Flats, Viewbank. Meet at 10:00am in the car park at the end of Somerset Dv. Melway 32 F2. Leaders: Hazel & Alan Veevers. Contact Hazel, 9876 3712 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Sunday
23 Jun 2019
ETP Survey Eastern Treatment Plant, Bangholme. Meet at 9:00am for a survey that will continue until the evening. The survey is carried out by 4WD. Numbers are restricted and booking is essential. Survey date may change at short notice due to operational constraints. Participants must wear suitable full covered clothing (hat, long sleeves, long trousers and suitable footwear) and bring lunch and water. Leader is Mike Carter. Contact Mike, 03 5977 1262.
Tuesday
25 Jun 2019
Balwyn
Monthly
Meeting
8:00pm at the Foard Room, Greythorn Community Hub, 2 Centre Way, North Balwyn, Melway 46 H2. Centre Way runs north off Doncaster Rd, approx 0.6km west of the Eastern Fwy.
Underground parking will be available for entry from 7:15 pm to 8:00pm. Access from the underground car park to the ground floor is via a lift.
Ground level parking is also available close to the venue. Access from ground level is via a door on the south side of our meeting room.
Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Member's Topic & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Alan, 0432 494 425 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Sunday
7 Jul 2019
Yellingbo Birdwalk Note later start time, April to September.
Yellingbo Reserve. Melway 305 G11. Take Warburton Hwy to Woori Yallock, turn right to Yellingbo. At Yellingbo, turn right towards Seville, then left into Macclesfield Rd. After 2.5km turn right at large pine trees. Gate opens 10:00am, walk starts 10:30am. Due to Parks Victoria operational requirements the gate will be closed at 10:30am and not opened until after Bird Call at approx 3:00pm. Toilets available. Bring lunch. If there has been heavy rain, or heavy rain is likely, bring gumboots. Contact Maryanne, 0402 283 080 or easternspinebill@yahoo.com.au
Thursday
11 Jul 2019
BirdLife Victoria Group Carlton Meeting 7:30 pm at National Office, 60 Leicester St Carlton, Melway 2B C11. Free street parking available. Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Mark, 0411 237 889 or victoria@birdlife.org.au
Wednesday
17 Jul 2019
Weekdays Outing Edithvale Wetlands, Chelsea Heights. 10:00am to 3:00pm. Leader: Robert Grosvenor. Melway 93 D8. Limited parking outside the hide in Edithvale Rd. Nearest toilets ~ 400m past (west of) bird hide at athletics and cycling club. All welcome, no need to book. Contact Diane, 9836 8692 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Saturday
20 Jul 2019
Photography Group Outing Shepherds Bush, Wheelers Hill. For details contact Peter, 0432 065 919 or teacherpeterb@gmail.com
Tuesday
23 Jul 2019
Balwyn
Monthly
Meeting
8:00pm at the Foard Room, Greythorn Community Hub, 2 Centre Way, North Balwyn, Melway 46 H2. Centre Way runs north off Doncaster Rd, approx 0.6km west of the Eastern Fwy.
Underground parking will be available for entry from 7:15 pm to 8:00pm. Access from the underground car park to the ground floor is via a lift.
Ground level parking is also available close to the venue. Access from ground level is via a door on the south side of our meeting room.
Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Member's Topic & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Alan, 0432 494 425 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Saturday
27 Jul 2019
Beginners' Outing Greenvale Reservoir. Meet at 10:00am in the first car park inside entrance off Somerton Rd. Melway 179 C8. After lunch, move in convoy to Woodlands Historic Park. Leaders: Hazel & Alan Veevers. Contact Hazel, 9876 3712 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Sunday
28 Jul 2019
ETP Survey Eastern Treatment Plant, Bangholme. Meet at 9:00am for a survey that will continue until the evening. The survey is carried out by 4WD. Numbers are restricted and booking is essential. Survey date may change at short notice due to operational constraints. Participants must wear suitable full covered clothing (hat, long sleeves, long trousers and suitable footwear) and bring lunch and water. Leader is Mike Carter. Contact Mike, 03 5977 1262.
Sunday
4 Aug 2019
Yellingbo Birdwalk Note later start time, April to September.
Yellingbo Reserve. Melway 305 G11. Take Warburton Hwy to Woori Yallock, turn right to Yellingbo. At Yellingbo, turn right towards Seville, then left into Macclesfield Rd. After 2.5km turn right at large pine trees. Gate opens 10:00am, walk starts 10:30am. Due to Parks Victoria operational requirements the gate will be closed at 10:30am and not opened until after Bird Call at approx 3:00pm. Toilets available. Bring lunch. If there has been heavy rain, or heavy rain is likely, bring gumboots. Contact Maryanne, 0402 283 080 or easternspinebill@yahoo.com.au
Thursday
8 Aug 2019
Carlton Meeting 7:30 pm at National Office, 60 Leicester St Carlton, Melway 2B C11. Free street parking available. Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Alan, 0432 494 425 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Monday
12 Aug 2019
Weekdays Outing Yarra Bend Park, Fairfield. 10:00am to 3:00pm. Leader: Elsmaree Baxter. Melway 2D E8. Take Yarra Bend Rd from Heidelberg Rd. Continue over freeway. Park along the loop picnic area between golf course and Kane's Bridge. Toilets available. All welcome, no need to book. Contact Diane, 9836 8692 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Saturday
17 Aug 2019
Photography Group Outing Woodlands Historic Park, Greenvale. For details contact Peter, 0432 065 919 or teacherpeterb@gmail.com
Saturday
24 Aug 2019
Beginners' Outing Jells Park, Wheelers Hill. Meet at 10:00am in the Jells Park East Car Park, at the furthest eastern end of Waveley Rd. Melway 72 A6. Leaders: Hazel & Alan Veevers. Contact Hazel, 9876 3712 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Sunday
25 Aug 2019
ETP Survey Eastern Treatment Plant, Bangholme. Meet at 9:00am for a survey that will continue until the evening. The survey is carried out by 4WD. Numbers are restricted and booking is essential. Survey date may change at short notice due to operational constraints. Participants must wear suitable full covered clothing (hat, long sleeves, long trousers and suitable footwear) and bring lunch and water. Leader is Mike Carter. Contact Mike, 03 5977 1262.
Tuesday
27 Aug 2019
Balwyn
Monthly
Meeting
8:00pm at the Foard Room, Greythorn Community Hub, 2 Centre Way, North Balwyn, Melway 46 H2. Centre Way runs north off Doncaster Rd, approx 0.6km west of the Eastern Fwy.
Underground parking will be available for entry from 7:15 pm to 8:00pm. Access from the underground car park to the ground floor is via a lift.
Ground level parking is also available close to the venue. Access from ground level is via a door on the south side of our meeting room.
Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Member's Topic & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Alan, 0432 494 425 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Sunday
1 Sep 2019
Yellingbo Birdwalk Note later start time, April to September.
Yellingbo Reserve. Melway 305 G11. Take Warburton Hwy to Woori Yallock, turn right to Yellingbo. At Yellingbo, turn right towards Seville, then left into Macclesfield Rd. After 2.5km turn right at large pine trees. Gate opens 10:00am, walk starts 10:30am. Due to Parks Victoria operational requirements the gate will be closed at 10:30am and not opened until after Bird Call at approx 3:00pm. Toilets available. Bring lunch. If there has been heavy rain, or heavy rain is likely, bring gumboots. Contact Maryanne, 0402 283 080 or easternspinebill@yahoo.com.au
Thursday
12 Sep 2019
BirdLife Victoria Group Carlton Meeting 7:30 pm at National Office, 60 Leicester St Carlton, Melway 2B C11. Free street parking available. Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Mark, 0411 237 889 or victoria@birdlife.org.au
Monday
16 Sep 2019
Weekdays Outing Jells Park East, Wheelers Hill. 10:00am to 3:00pm. Leader: Graeme Hosken. Melway 72 A6. Take Waverley Rd extension to farthest car park. Toilets available. All welcome, no need to book. Contact Diane, 9836 8692 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Saturday
21 Sep 2019
Photography Group Outing Eynesbury/Melton. For details contact Peter, 0432 065 919 or teacherpeterb@gmail.com
Sunday
22 Sep 2019
ETP Survey Eastern Treatment Plant, Bangholme. Meet at 9:00am for a survey that will continue until the evening. The survey is carried out by 4WD. Numbers are restricted and booking is essential. Survey date may change at short notice due to operational constraints. Participants must wear suitable full covered clothing (hat, long sleeves, long trousers and suitable footwear) and bring lunch and water. Leader is Mike Carter. Contact Mike, 03 5977 1262.
Tuesday
24 Sep 2019
Balwyn
Monthly
Meeting
8:00pm at the Foard Room, Greythorn Community Hub, 2 Centre Way, North Balwyn, Melway 46 H2. Centre Way runs north off Doncaster Rd, approx 0.6km west of the Eastern Fwy.
Underground parking will be available for entry from 7:15 pm to 8:00pm. Access from the underground car park to the ground floor is via a lift.
Ground level parking is also available close to the venue. Access from ground level is via a door on the south side of our meeting room.
Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Member's Topic & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Alan, 0432 494 425 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Saturday
28 Sep 2019
Beginners' Outing Hawkstowe Park, South Morang. Meet at 10:00am in the lower car park at the Homestead off Gordons Rd. Melway 183 J7. Leaders: Hazel & Alan Veevers. Contact Hazel, 9876 3712 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Tuesday
1 Oct & Wednesday
2 Oct 2019
Weekdays 2 Day Outing Phillip Island. Tuesday 1:00pm and Wednesday 12:30pm. Leaders: Sally & Derek Whitehead. Melway 732 J8. Cross the San Remo Bridge and meet at the Information Centre on Phillip Island Rd. ARRANGE OWN ACCOMMODATION. Convoy driving to different locations. Scopes useful. Toilets at San Remo and Newhaven in parks. All welcome, no need to book. Contact Diane, 9836 8692 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Sunday
6 Oct 2019
Yellingbo Birdwalk Note earlier start time, October to March.
Yellingbo Reserve. Melway 305 G11. Take Warburton Hwy to Woori Yallock, turn right to Yellingbo. At Yellingbo, turn right towards Seville, then left into Macclesfield Rd. After 2.5km turn right at large pine trees. Gate opens 9:00am, walk starts 9:30am. Due to Parks Victoria operational requirements the gate will be closed at 9:30am and not opened until after Bird Call at approx 2:00pm. Toilets available. Bring lunch. If there has been heavy rain, or heavy rain is likely, bring gumboots. Contact Maryanne, 0402 283 080 or easternspinebill@yahoo.com.au
Thursday
10 Oct 2019
Carlton Meeting 7:30 pm at National Office, 60 Leicester St Carlton, Melway 2B C11. Free street parking available. Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Alan, 0432 494 425 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Friday 18 to Sunday 20 Oct 2019 Photography Group Campout Marlo. For details contact Peter, 0432 065 919 or teacherpeterb@gmail.com
Tuesday
22 Oct 2019
Balwyn
Monthly
Meeting
8:00pm at the Foard Room, Greythorn Community Hub, 2 Centre Way, North Balwyn, Melway 46 H2. Centre Way runs north off Doncaster Rd, approx 0.6km west of the Eastern Fwy.
Underground parking will be available for entry from 7:15 pm to 8:00pm. Access from the underground car park to the ground floor is via a lift.
Ground level parking is also available close to the venue. Access from ground level is via a door on the south side of our meeting room.
Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Member's Topic & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Alan, 0432 494 425 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Saturday
26 Oct 2019
Beginners' Outing Royal Botanic Gardens, Cranbourne. Meet at 10:00am in the Stringybark Car Park. Melway 133 K12. Leaders: Hazel & Alan Veevers. Contact Hazel, 9876 3712 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Sunday
27 Oct 2019
ETP Survey Eastern Treatment Plant, Bangholme. Meet at 9:00am for a survey that will continue until the evening. The survey is carried out by 4WD. Numbers are restricted and booking is essential. Survey date may change at short notice due to operational constraints. Participants must wear suitable full covered clothing (hat, long sleeves, long trousers and suitable footwear) and bring lunch and water. Leader is Mike Carter. Contact Mike, 03 5977 1262.
Sunday
3 Nov 2019
Yellingbo Birdwalk Note earlier start time, October to March.
Yellingbo Reserve. Melway 305 G11. Take Warburton Hwy to Woori Yallock, turn right to Yellingbo. At Yellingbo, turn right towards Seville, then left into Macclesfield Rd. After 2.5km turn right at large pine trees. Gate opens 9:00am, walk starts 9:30am. Due to Parks Victoria operational requirements the gate will be closed at 9:30am and not opened until after Bird Call at approx 2:00pm. Toilets available. Bring lunch. If there has been heavy rain, or heavy rain is likely, bring gumboots. Contact Maryanne, 0402 283 080 or easternspinebill@yahoo.com.au
Wednesday
6 Nov 2019
Weekdays Outing Sherbrooke Forest. 10:00am to 3:00pm. Leader: Rhonda Miller. Meet at O'Donohue Picnic Ground, Melway 75 G3. Enter from corner of Sherbrooke Rd and Sherbrooke Lodge Rd. Toilets available. All welcome, no need to book. Contact Diane, 9836 8692 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Thursday
14 Nov 2019
BirdLife Victoria Group Carlton Meeting 7:30 pm at National Office, 60 Leicester St Carlton, Melway 2B C11. Free street parking available. Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Mark, 0411 237 889 or victoria@birdlife.org.au
Saturday
16 Nov 2019
Photography Group Outing Bunyip State Park. For details contact Peter, 0432 065 919 or teacherpeterb@gmail.com
Tuesday
19 Nov 2019
Weekdays Outing Barry Rd Grasslands/Galada Tamboore, Campbellfield. 10:00am to 3:00pm. Leader: Bridget Gardner. Meet in the City of Whittlesea Public Gardens, Lalor, Melway 8 C4. Enter from Barry Rd east end. Toilets available. All welcome, no need to book. Contact Diane, 9836 8692 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Saturday
23 Nov 2019
Beginners' Outing Newport Lakes and Jawbone Conservation Reserve. Meet at 10:00am in the car park off Mason St, Newport. Melway 55 G3. Leaders: Hazel & Alan Veevers. Contact Hazel, 9876 3712 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Sunday
24 Nov 2019
ETP Survey Eastern Treatment Plant, Bangholme. Meet at 9:00am for a survey that will continue until the evening. The survey is carried out by 4WD. Numbers are restricted and booking is essential. Survey date may change at short notice due to operational constraints. Participants must wear suitable full covered clothing (hat, long sleeves, long trousers and suitable footwear) and bring lunch and water. Leader is Mike Carter. Contact Mike, 03 5977 1262.
Tuesday
26 Nov 2019
Balwyn
Monthly
Meeting
8:00pm at the Foard Room, Greythorn Community Hub, 2 Centre Way, North Balwyn, Melway 46 H2. Centre Way runs north off Doncaster Rd, approx 0.6km west of the Eastern Fwy.
Underground parking will be available for entry from 7:15 pm to 8:00pm. Access from the underground car park to the ground floor is via a lift.
Ground level parking is also available close to the venue. Access from ground level is via a door on the south side of our meeting room.
Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Member's Topic & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Alan, 0432 494 425 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Sunday
1 Dec 2019
Yellingbo Birdwalk Note earlier start time, October to March.
Yellingbo Reserve. Melway 305 G11. Take Warburton Hwy to Woori Yallock, turn right to Yellingbo. At Yellingbo, turn right towards Seville, then left into Macclesfield Rd. After 2.5km turn right at large pine trees. Gate opens 9:00am, walk starts 9:30am. Due to Parks Victoria operational requirements the gate will be closed at 9:30am and not opened until after Bird Call at approx 2:00pm. Toilets available. Bring lunch. If there has been heavy rain, or heavy rain is likely, bring gumboots. Contact Maryanne, 0402 283 080 or easternspinebill@yahoo.com.au
Tuesday
10 Dec 2019
Weekdays Outing Karkarook Reserve, Heatherton. 10:00am to 3:00pm. Leader: Diane Tweeddale. Melway 78 D7. From Warrigal Rd turn into Fairchild St and then into the reserve. Meet in car park near Information Centre. Toilets available. All welcome, no need to book. Contact Diane, 9836 8692 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Thursday
12 Dec 2019
Carlton Meeting 7:30 pm at National Office, 60 Leicester St Carlton, Melway 2B C11. Free street parking available. Guest Speaker & Subject: TBA. Stay for supper and a chat after the meeting. Contact Alan, 0432 494 425 or melbourne@birdlife.org.au
Thursday
12 Dec 2019
Photography Group Dinner & Slide Night For details contact Peter, 0432 065 919 or teacherpeterb@gmail.com
Sunday
22 Dec 2019
ETP Survey Eastern Treatment Plant, Bangholme. Meet at 9:00am for a survey that will continue until the evening. The survey is carried out by 4WD. Numbers are restricted and booking is essential. Survey date may change at short notice due to operational constraints. Participants must wear suitable full covered clothing (hat, long sleeves, long trousers and suitable footwear) and bring lunch and water. Leader is Mike Carter. Contact Mike, 03 5977 1262.

For more details of BirdLife Melbourne Photography Group activities go to the Photography Group Page on this website.

For more information about any listed activity, phone the contact person or email BirdLife Melbourne at melbourne@birdlife.org.au

 

 
 
Updated: 16-Feb-2019