2016 Brown Goshawk Capital City trailBird surveys are held six times a year, following the natural seasons' calendar in the Melbourne region and monitoring numbers and species of birds using Australian Bird Atlas survey regime. Leader is Chris Nicholson.

Four areas are surveyed: the Trin Warren Tam-boore wetlands storage pond; the Wetlands treatment pond; the creekline and Skink site; and the bushland escarpment and the Ross Straw sports fields. Results are entered into the global database eBird. 

Meeting place/time for Bird Surveys is:  Trin Warren Tam-boore Wetlands carpark, Oak Street, Parkville West at 8:45 am.  All welcome.  

BIRD SURVEYS scheduled in 2018

Dates should be confirmed by checking our Friends of Royal Park Facebook page beforehand.

Late Summer - Sunday 4th February

Autumn - Sunday 8th April

Early Winter - Sunday 27th May

Late Winter - Sunday 22nd July

Spring - Sunday 16th September

Early Summer - Sunday 11th November  

Download a list of the birds we may find in Royal Park Birds_in_Royal_Park.pdf (Download)

Bird photos from our members:


Contact Us

Post: Friends of Royal Park, Parkville Inc

PO Box 197, Parkville VIC 3052

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Meetings

General Meetings of the Friends of Royal Park are held on the first Tuesday of alternate months, at 7:30pm in the Walmsley House, Australian Native Garden, Royal Park, 162 Gatehouse St, Parkville (Royal Parade end).  The meeting dates for 2018 are:

  • February 6
  • April 10 – as April 3 is Easter Tues
  • June 5
  • August 7
  • October 2
  • December 4

All members and visitors welcome.

 

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