Thompson Beach (AP) 61 km

FIELD TRIP: Birds SA EXCURSION TERRAIN DIFFICULTY: Easy Meet at 8:00 am (the high tide of approx. 2.28m is at 7.59am). PLEASE BRING A SCOPE IF YOU CAN. To get there, travel north on the Port Wakefield Road to the Thompson Beach turnoff, on your left as you reach Dublin. Follow this road for about 10km to the end and meet at the Enviro Toilets located at the northern end of The Esplanade Thompson Beach. Turn right at the Ruskin Road T junction and drive to the end of the...

Laratinga Wetlands (MLR) 38 km

NEW MEMBERS OUTING: This event is a short walk for the new members of Birds SA. Limited to 12 people - first 12 to register will be accepted. EXCURSION TERRAIN DIFFICULTY: Easy Meet at the carpark on Bald Hills Road, Mt. Barker at 8.00am. An experienced bird guide will introduce you to wetland  and bush birds. It is a great opportunity for new members to learn about birds and meet other new members. After the walk, we will have morning tea, a bird count and and question time so be...

Buckland Lake, Port Gawler (AP) 45km

FIELD TRIP: Birds SA EXCURSION TERRAIN DIFFICULTY: Easy Meet at 8.30am at the corner of Port Gawler and Applebee Roads at Port Gawler. From the City head towards Two Wells on the Port Wakefield Road and turn left onto Port Gawler Road (it is about 4km before you reach Two Wells). TRIP LEADER: Brian Walker BIRD LIST: None available

February General Meeting

TITLE: Management of the International Bird Sanctuary SPEAKER:  Warrick Barnes LOCATION: Lecture Room 101/102, Charles Hawker Building, The University of Adelaide - Waite Campus, Glen Osmond

Deep Creek Conservation Park (Stringybark Camp) (MLR) 100km

FIELD TRIP: Birds SA EXCURSION TERRAIN DIFFICULTY: Medium Meet at 08:30 am at the Stringybark camp area. The easiest way to get there from Adelaide is to travel along Main South Road to Myponga, then onto Normanville, Second Valley, past the Rapid Bay tum off, until you reach the little settlement of Delamere. Immediately after the store at Delamere, turn left. This sealed 14 road leads to Victor Harbor, but the unsealed roads to Deep Creek Conservation Park and the camping grounds are clearly marked. TRIP LEADER: Lynton Huxley BIRD...

Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens (MLR) 19km

FIELD TRIP: Birds SA EXCURSION TERRAIN DIFFICULTY: Moderate Meet at 8.30am in the lower car park off Lambert Road. To get there, leave the SE Freeway at the Crafers Interchange and follow the Piccadilly Road for about 3km. Then turn left into Sprigg Road and merge left onto Lampert Road. TRIP LEADER: Lynton Huxley BIRD LIST: None available