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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  • General Meeting

    Speaker – Arkellah Irving – “Update from the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary”

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  • Go birding: Sandy Creek Conservation Park

    Trip Leader: Rod Tetlow Meet at 8:30am at the northern car park located at the end of Conservation Road, which is on the right, off the Gawler to Lyndoch Road about 10km east of Gawler. Sandy_Creek_CP_Checklist

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New National Park for South Australia

On Friday, 27 October 2016 a new national park was proclaimed – Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary National Park—Winaityinaityi Pangkara. This new park extends from Parham in the north to Light Beach road in the south.

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  • Welcome to our new website! After months of hard work, we are proud to launch the go-to place for everything birding in South Australia.

  • Important notice: There will be no access to the Price Salt Fields until further notice.

Rainbow Lorikeet

We are fortunate to have one of the most colourful parrots in the world, the Rainbow Lorikeet, living in our suburbs. The largest of the lorikeets, it’s violet-blue head, lime green nape, orange breast and green back, combined with a coral-red beak, are distinctive. Rainbow Lorikeets give a loud, strident contact call repeatedly in flight. Flocks, in particular, can be very noisy flying overhead, and when settling in to roost. Rainbow Lorikeets feed mainly on nectar and pollen from trees and shrubs but also take fruits, seeds and insects. In…

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