Outings for 2018

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 8:30 Braeside Park, Lower Dandenong Road Braeside,
Melways 88 D 8
Braeside Park bird list
Braeside Park Map

Meet at the Kookaburra car park (number 8), second last car park on the one-way road. There will be a leisurely walk to wetlands and woodland (about 5 km), followed by morning tea.

Enquiries: Tania Ireton
0433 015 282
Sat, 31 Mar 2018 9:00 Koomba Park, Mountain Highway Wantirna,
Melways 63 C 8
Koomba Park and Winton Wetlands bird list
Koomba Park and Winton Wetlands Map

From Burwood Highway, turn left into Mountain Highway. The Koomba Park entrance is on the left, shortly after the turn. Meet in the car park. Bring morning tea. Undercover tables and benches are available if raining.

Enquiries: Ian & Margaret Langdon
(03) 9546 5253
Sun, 29 Apr 2018 9:30 Point Cook Coastal Park, Point Cook Homestead Road Point Cook,
Melways 199 B 1
Point Cook bird list
Point Cook Map

Meet at the RAAF Lake Lookout car park. This will be an all day outing, so bring lunch and afternoon tea.

Enquiries: Tania Ireton
0433 015 282
Sat, 26 May 2018 9:00 Seaford Wetlands, Austin Road Seaford,
Melways 99 F 4
Seaford Wetlands bird list
Seaford Wetlands Map

Meet near the path to the viewing platform. Be prepared for it to be wet underfoot. Depending on conditions, we may walk around the whole wetlands, ending with lunch back at the cars. No toilets available.

Enquiries: Brendan McDonald
0477 085 031
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 9:00 Lysterfield Lake, Horswood Road Lysterfield,
Melways 108 D 3
Lysterfield Lake bird list
Lysterfield Lake Map

Enter park from Horswood Road. Turn left at first roundabout inside park. Meet in Trailmix car park on right, if full continue into Spotted Gum car park across the road. Bring lunch for after the walk. Toilets available.

Enquiries: Jackie Nair
0448 973 631
Sun, 29 Jul 2018 8:30 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 are a Bayside resident, free parking on Beach Road. We will be walking around Ricketts Point and along the coast. Low tide due 9.52, refreshments at kiosk afterwards. Toilets available.

Enquiries: Tania Ireton
0433 015 282
Sat, 25 Aug 2018 8:30 Heatherton Road Wetlands, Heatherton Road Dandenong North, Heatherton Road Dandenong North
Melways 90 J 3
& 90 H 3
Heatherton Road Wetlands South bird list
Heatherton Road Wetlands South Map
Heatherton Road Wetlands North bird list
Heatherton Road Wetlands North Map

Meet at the gate on the south side of Heatherton road, west of the bridge over the creek and west of the Monash Freeway. If the ground is dry enough we will be parking inside the fence, otherwise parking will be on Heatherton Road. We will cover the southern wetlands before morning tea and the northern wetlands between morning tea and lunch.

Enquiries: Tania Ireton
0433 015 282
Sat, 29 Sep 2018 10:00 Yan Yean Reservoir Park, Recreation Road Yan Yean,
Melways 391 D1 + 9 L2
Yan Yean Reservoir Park bird list
Yan Yean Reservoir Park Map

Entrance is at Melway map 391 D 1. Enter from Recreation Road, take first left and follow road to the left up around hill and to the very end, parking at the last car park near the toilets and rotunda. This is the second marked picnic area on Melway page 9 L 2, opposite Reservoir Road entrance which is closed.

Enquiries: Diane Peters
0409 190 268
Sat, 27 Oct 2018 10:00 Brisbane Ranges National Park, Lovely Banks Road
Cnr with Steiglitz Road Moorabool,
Melways 430 G 5
Brisbane Ranges National Park bird list
Brisbane Ranges National Park Map

Meet at the corner of Steiglitz Road and Lovely Banks Road, Moorabool (Melway map 430 G 5). Note that older editions of Melway may have Purnell Road instead of Lovely Banks Road.

Enquiries: Sheena Whyte
0412 316 283