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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  • Field Trip (Fleurieu Birders)

    Ponds at Beyond, Christmas Breakup Easy Meet at 4:00pm at the Aquatic Centre car park off Waterport Rd. Hayborough. Walk starting at 4:00pm and then BBQ if allowed. TRIP LEADERS: Wendy Phillips and Bob Daly

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  • Field Trip (Birds SA)

    Myponga Reservoir Reserve (MLR) 60km Easy Meet at 8.30am in the car park off Hansen Street, Myponga (the Myponga Memorial Hall and public toilets are on this corner).The Myponga Reservoir Reserve is near the town of Myponga on the Fleurieu Peninsula, about one hour’s drive south of Adelaide via Main South Road. TRIP LEADER: Lynton Huxley More Information Bird List

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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.



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

    Read press release (31/08/2021)


    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.


    Birds SA releases its Cats Management Policy


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