Outings for 2019

Sun, 24 Feb 2019 9:00 Newport Lakes & Jawbone Reserve, Lakes Drive Newport, Maddox Road Williamstown
Melways 55 G 3
& 55 F 8
Newport Lakes bird list
Newport Lakes Map
Jawbone Reserve bird list
Jawbone Reserve Map

Meet at the carpark near the toilets, via Lakes Drive (Melway 55 G 3).

After visiting Newpor lakes we will travel to the western end of Jawbone Reserve via Maddox Rd (Melway 55 F 8). We will also be visiting the eastern end of the reserve, parking in Crofton Drive (Melway 55 H 9). Bring morning tea, lunch and chair. Toilets available at Newport Lakes Park.

Enquiries: Tania Ireton
bayside@birdlife.org.au
0433 015 282
Sat, 6 Apr 2019 9:00 Devilbend Reservoir, Hodgins Road Tuerong,
Melways 153 B 9
Devilbend Reserve bird list
Devilbend Reserve Map

Meet at Bittern Reservoir car park on Hodgins Rd, approx 2km from intersection with Derril Rd. For drivers coming from Melbourne, turn off the Peninsula Link Freeway or Moorooduc Highway at Old Moorooduc Rd in the direction of Tuerong and then approx. 250m, turn left into Tuerong Rd. Drive to T-junction with Derril Rd, turn right and drive 3km to intersection with Hodgins Rd. The walk will traverse remnant woodland, old open pasture and the reservoirs. Bring morning tea, lunch and chair. Toilet facilities are at other end of Devilbend Reservoir at picnic ground off Graydens Rd, over reservoir causeway.

Enquiries: Tania Ireton
bayside@birdlife.org.au
0433 015 282
Sat, 27 Apr 2019 9:00 Brimbank Park, Keilor Park Drive Keilor East,
Melways 15 B 10
Brimbank Park bird list
Brimbank Park Map

Enter at the main entrance off Keilor Park Drive (Melway map 15 B 10) and meet at the middle car park at Car Park ‘C’ on Park Drive (Melway map 14 H 10). Bring lunch for after walk. Toilets available.

Enquiries: Tania Ireton
bayside@birdlife.org.au
0433 015 282
Sun, 26 May 2019 9:00 Moorooduc Quarry, Two Bays Road Mt Eliza,
Melways 106 A 7
Moorooduc Quarry bird list
Moorooduc Quarry Map

Meet at the picnic area car park opposite the entrance to the walk. Note that there is a steep stairway around the quarry. We'll walk around the quarry, have morning tea, then follow the walking track through the picnic area to the lake, finishing with lunch. Toilets available.

Enquiries: Tania Ireton
bayside@birdlife.org.au
0433 015 282
Sat, 29 Jun 2019 9:00 Rigby's Wetland, Garnett Road Wheelers Hill,
Melways 81 A 1
Rigby’s Wetland bird list
Rigby’s Wetland Map

Meet at the first car park in Mulgrave Reserve, Garnett Road, Wheelers Hill, off Wellington Road, Melway map 81 A 1. The entrance to the reserve is on the right, not far after a chicane in the road and well before a roundabout. The walk will be followed by lunch. Bring chairs, toilets may be available if the sports pavilion is open.

Enquiries: Brendan McDonald
brendanmcdonald61@icloud.com
0477 085 031
Sun, 28 Jul 2019 9:00 Albert Park Lake, Albert Road Drive Albert Park,
Melways 2K F 5
Albert Park Lake bird list
Albert Park Lake Map

Enter from Albert Road through the gates opposite Clarendon Street on to Aughtie Drive. Shortly after gates turn left on to Albert Road Drive. Go past the turnoff to Aquatic Drive and park at the Swan Picnic Area. Parking fee is a flat fee of $5.30 (credit card or coins). Bring lunch for after walk. Toilets available.

Enquiries: Ian & Margaret Langdon
(03) 9546 5253
Sat, 31 Aug 2019 9:00 Westgate Park, Todd Road Port Melbourne,
Melways 56 F 1
Westgate Park bird list
Westgate Park Map

Meet at the carpark off Todd Road. Walk will be followed by morning tea.

Enquiries: Ian & Margaret Langdon
(03) 9546 5253
Sun, 22 Sep 2019 9:30 You Yangs Regional Park, Branch Road Lara,
Melways Map page 11 C12
You Yangs Regional Park bird list
You Yangs Regional Park Map

Meet outside front entrance on Branch Road as we will be driving on to the Hovell Creek area off Sandy Creek Road for the first walk. We will return to the main park for morning tea (or early lunch if late) and further walks in the afternoon.

Enquiries: Tania Ireton
bayside@birdlife.org.au
0433 015 282
Sun, 20 Oct 2019 9:00 Ricketts Point, Beach Road Beaumaris,
Melways 86 C 8
Ricketts Point bird list
Ricketts Point Map

Meet in the car park to the south (left) of the kiosk. A fee is payable unless you have a City of Bayside parking sticker; free parking on Beach Road and Reserve Road. We will be walking around Ricketts Point and along the coast. Toilets available.

Enquiries: Tania Ireton
bayside@birdlife.org.au
0433 015 282
Sat, 26 Oct 2019 10:00 Bellarine Peninsula Lakes, Portarlington Road Drysdale,
Melways 456 G 12
Lake Lorne bird list
Lake Lorne Map

Meet at Drysdale Station car park (Melway map 456 G 12). The entrance to the car park is on the right, almost opposite Carriage Crescent on the left, and just before the entrance to the car park at the start of Station Street.

Enquiries: Sheena Whyte
0412 316 283
Sat, 23 Nov 2019 9:00 River Gum Creek Reserve & Hallam Valley Road Wetlands, Coral Drive Hampton Park, Hallam Valley Road Dandenong South
Melways 96 H 10
& 95 J 2
River Gum Creek Reserve bird list
River Gum Creek Reserve Map
Hallam Valley Road Wetlands bird list
Hallam Valley Road Wetlands Map

Enter Coral Drive from Hallam Road. Meet just beyond the first roundabout. No toilets, nearest at Hampton Park shopping centre.

Enquiries: Arthur Carew
0403 919 515