september, 2018

01sep8:00 am11:00 amBirdLife Top End LaunchGuest Speaker - Amellia Formby

Event Details

We’d like to invite you to the official launch of the newly established Top End branch of Birdlife Australia!

Guest Speaker: Zoologist, artist and pilot Amellia Formby.

BirdLife Top End is one of a large network of branches that are part of the largest bird conservation organisation in Australia – BirdLife Australia. Birdlife Top End aims to be a central forum for birdwatchers, bird researchers, photographers and anyone with an interest in the wonderful birds we have in the Top End and their protection and conservation. We plan to share information on where birds are, what species occur in different habitat types, how to correctly survey birds, and how to protect them and their habitat.

We also have a special guest speaker for the event – Amellia Formby. Amellia is planning on flying a microlight around Australia in 2019 to promote urgent conservation action for migratory shorebirds. She will tell us her story in more detail at the launch, and will have her microlight on display. See http://wingthreads.com/ for more information.

Event details

Saturday 1st September 2018
0800-1100
East Point

Meeting at the first BBQ area at East Point at 0800 AM on Saturday 1st September for a series of bird walks around the nature reserve.
We will then have a BBQ brunch at 1000 AM and share our bird lists and chat generally about the branch. We welcome all members of the Darwin community. This a family friendly event.

Bring binoculars or a camera if you have them. Wear long pants and long sleeves to protect you from mosquitoes or midgies, and bring drinking water and sunscreen.

For more details email us at topend@birdlife.org.au
Or check out our Facebook page or website.

Time

(Saturday) 8:00 am - 11:00 am UTC +9.5

Location

First BBQ Area, East Point Reserve

Alec Fong Lim Drive

Organizer

BirdLife Top End topend@birdlife.org.au

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