Go Birding

An exquisite flash of colour, a beautiful song, a fleeting encounter with a tiny jewel, a momentary escape into nature; just a few of the many things that everyone can enjoy simply by learning to see, and hear, the birds that are all around us.

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What's Happening

  • General Meeting

    Topic: To be announced.

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  • Field Trip (Birds SA)

    There are two routes to this property located at 10374 Hunter Road, Cowirra. Route 1: Take the Freeway to Murray Bridge and cross the River Murray at Murray Bridge.Take the Karoonda road out of Murray Bridge and travel on the eastern side of the river to Mannum. Route 2: Travel via Gumeracha, Birdwood, Palmer and Mannum Ferry. Turn left as you leave the ferry and the family house is just past the houseboat builder, approximately 100m from the ferry landing. Please park on the roadside. Allow about 1 to 1.5hours…

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Apostlebird

Apostlebirds are found in garrulous groups of from 3-20 birds. Many of these are about twelve in number, hence the common name. They are ground feeders living mainly on seeds and insects, but will also take leaves, shoots, small mammals and the eggs of birds. They are co-operative breeders with one breeding pair, the rest of the group being helpers. Breeding occurs in the spring and summer (from August to February). They build a mud nest similar but smaller, than that of White-winged Choughs, being a mud bowl reinforced with…

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Found an injured or sick bird?

Please contact:
Fauna Rescue SA
(08) 8289 0896 - 24hr Hotline
or your local Vet.

 

If you find an uninjured bird on the ground?

Leave the bird alone as the adults will be around to feed it.

Announcements

  • NEW DOCUMENTARY

    Birds SA has launched a documentary on coastal birds and off-road vehicles.

    Read press release (31/08/2021)

  • NEW VENUE FOR MEETINGS

    General Meetings will be held at the Thebarton Community Centre  on Tuesday nights until further notice. 

    See Events for dates, times and location (05/09/2021)


  • Important Notice: There is no birding access to Dry Creek or Price Salt fields until further notice.

  • MANAGING CATS TO STOP WILDLIFE KILLS

    Birds SA releases its Cats Management Policy

  • BIRDS SA MERCHANDISE

    Support our Association when you are out birding or on Birds SA field trips, the products are of high quality at reasonable prices!

    Please note: Orders are managed by the supplier; Birds SA does not carry or handle the stock.