If you would like to know more about birds in the Benalla district and would appreciate help in identifying birds, this new group could be for you. Kathy Costello is interested in sharing her passion for birdwatching and will run a pilot group during Semester One. February’s introductory session will be in W4, followed by birdwatching sessions in local habitats rich in a range of bird life including Reef Hills, Winton Wetland and Benalla Lake. The program will involve mainly morning walks, with the possibility of one or two all day outings to more distant areas such as the Warby Ranges. If you can bring a pair of binoculars you will gain more value and enjoyment from this activity.
If you would like to know more about birds in the Benalla district and would appreciate help in identifying birds, this group could be for you. The program involves mainly morning walks in local habitats rich in a range of bird life such as Reef Hills, Winton Wetland and Benalla Lake. There will also be one or two all day outings to more distant areas such as the Warby Ranges. Bring along a pair of binoculars to gain more value and enjoyment from this activity.
If you are new to the birdwatching group, check out Birdwatching - Notes for Partici-pants - you will also find a video which may assist you to adjust your binoculars in Kathy's post.
Convenor and contact details
Kathy Costello 5762 5755 Mobile 0447625755
2nd Thursday 9.30am to 12 noon
Semester 1 - March, April and May.
Semester 2 - September, October, November.
Meet at the car park behind the Benalla Senior Citizens Community Centre. Check newsletter for times and details.
Please note that outings are automatically cancelled on days of total fire ban.
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