september, 2016

24sep9:45 am4:00 pmHooded Plover conservation workshopGet involved in protecting your local threatened species

Event Details

BirdLife Australia is holding a workshop where you can learn more about Australia’s most threatened beach-nesting bird, the Hooded Plover. Learn about their amazing behaviors and how to give them a helping hand.

Improving the conservation outlook for beach-nesting shorebirds is incredibly challenging given these birds nest in habitat so popular for human recreation.

Find out about the threats faced by these birds, efforts to improve their breeding success and learn how you can get involved.

Learn how to interpret the quirky behaviours of the birds. There will be a beach walk, watching some amazing video footage indoors, offering rare insights into breeding and chick behaviour.

Morning tea and lunch provided. Please RSVP by 19 September, 2016 and advise of any dietary requirements to Meg Cullen 03 9347 0757 or email

This workshop includes a field trip, please bring appropriate weather protection (raincoat, sunhat) water bottle and binoculars if you own them.

The field trip may involve travel via boat organised by BirdLife Australia.




(Saturday) 9:45 am - 4:00 pm


Deep Sea Angling Clubrooms

Bullock Island


Meg CullenBirdLife Australia

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