Saturday , April 17 2021

New South Wales Bird Clubs & Societies

Birdline NSW

Canberra Ornithologists Club
Canberra Ornithologists Group is committed to meeting the challenge of the study and conservation of native birds. From small beginnings nearly 30 years ago, COG has grown into a large, effective and influential organisation that supports research and puts its case on conservation issues. We welcome anyone with an interests in birds: beginning birdwatchers, amateurs and professionals as well as those with a general interest in nature.

Hunter Bird Observers Club, Newcastle

Hastings Birdwatchers Inc.

Wildcare Queanbeyan Inc.

Birds Australia Discovery Centre
The Birds Australia Discovery Centre is open to the public on weekends. We hold Birding Courses, have activities for children and a very comprehensive ornithological library.

Birds Australia is the premier bird conservation group in Australia.

Birds Australia is an independent, not-for profit research and conservation organisation. Our mission is to conserve native birds and biological diversity in Australasia and Antarctica, through the study and management of birds and their habitats, and the education and involvement of the community.

If you would like to know more about our conservation and research efforts or would like to become actively involved in our projects then please contact us.

Pixie Maloney
Administrative Assistant

Birds Australia
Newington Armory
1 Jamieson St
Sydney Olympic Park
NSW 2127

Tel: 02 9647 1033
Fax: 02 9647 2030


Birds Australia, Northern NSW Group
c/o Andrew Ley 19 Lynches Rd., ARMIDALE NSW 2350
Ph: 02 6772 5358 International: + 61 2 6772 5358

Far South Coast Birdwatchers
Our area of interest is the Bega Valley Shire which extends from Bermagui, south along the coast to the border with Victoria and west to the ranges to include Bemboka, including the towns of Bega, Tathra, Merimbula, Pambula and Eden. This area covers a wide range of habitats: forests, coastal heathland, farming, lakes and estuaries. Surrounded by National Parks and State Forests.

Group walks every second Saturday and fourth Sunday of EACH month. Occasional weekdays for surveys or special events. Evening Meetings with a Guest Speaker, are held in Merimbula on the second Thursday of February, April, June, August, October and December.
Visitors welcome to attend all functions.

Pelagic Trips out of Eden on the fifth Sunday of EVERY month. Bookings are
essential and can be made well in advance to PO Box 180 Pambula NSW 2549,
or email
All trips depart at 8am and return
approximately 4pm. Enquiries welcome.

Postal Address: PO Box 180 Pambula NSW 2549
Web Page: Next year we hope!

Birding NSW – NSW Field Ornithologists Club Inc.
Birding NSW was formed in 1966. The club’s aims are to share with others the joys of bird watching and to support the conservation of Australian birds and their habitats. Visitors are welcome. Monthly meetings with guest speakers, Outings, Pelagic trips, Photo Competition and Camp-outs are part of the yearly program, as well as interstate and overseas birding trips. 

In Sydney, meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month at 7.30 pm in the  Mitchell Theatre Level 1, Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney, situated between Park and Bathurst Streets.

On the NSW Central Coast, meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7.30 pm in the Tuggerah Progress Hall, Anzac Street, Tuggerah.

Contact: The Hon. Secretary
Birding NSW

PO Box Q277
QVB Post Shop

Cumberland Bird Observers Club Inc.
Our objectives are to encourage knowledge and enjoyment of native birds, and actively promote the protection and conservation of native birds and their habitat. We conduct at least two outings every month in the greater Sydney region as well as meetings on the third Tuesday of every month at 8 pm at Castle Hill Community Centre, Pennant Street, Castle Hill. Visitors are always welcome.

Other services the club offers are conservation activities such as tree planting and surveys, a library containing over 500 books plus slides and videos, six informative newsletters per year, a shop full of bird books and gifts, bus trips to more distant locations and weekends away.
Write to the Secretary at PO Box 550 BAULKHAM HILLS 1755

Murrumbidgee Field Naturalists Inc
Objective: To facilitate and promote the knowledge of Natural History and to encourage the preservation and Protection of the Australian Natural Environment especially that of the Murrumbidgee Valley
Location: Griffith, Leeton and Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia
Activities: Regular Speaker Nights featuring Guest Speakers on a wide range of topics of interest Field trips to local and surrounding areas to observe the Fauna and Flora and Natural features of the area or just to enjoy the Australian

Regular Newsletter to keep you informed of activities and projects and to record observations. Regular Meetings for discussion of projects, planning of field trips and activities, development of policy and positions on local and regional issues.

The Illawarra Bird Observers Club Inc.
For more information please visit our web page.

Blue Mountains Bird Observers
The Blue Mountains are located west of Sydney, encompassing the area between Penrith and Lithgow. The Blue Mountains Bird Observers welcome anyone with an interest in wild birds, from beginners to professionals.

We meet on the second Saturday in February, May, August and November at 1.30pm at the Mid Mountains Community Centre, New Street Lawson. We hold regular walks and bus trips and publish a monthly newsletter.

Phone: Chris Todd (02) 4751 3482
Web page: http:/ 

Illawarra Birders Inc – based in Wollongong NSW
Illawarra Birders Inc. is a birding organisation based in the Illawarra, south of Sydney. As well as providing a full programme of birding outings and other events, it has a particular interest in bird-related conservation and education. It is also building strong networks with other groups with an interest in birds.

Eurobodalla Natural History Society inc.
Lying 270 km south of Sydney, bounded in the east by the South Pacific Ocean and in the west by the Great Dividing Range, the Eurobodalla Shire has a very diverse environment, including large tracts of native forest, open grazing land, three major river estuaries, coastal lakes and swamps, heathland, as well as off-shore islands containing breeding colonies of seabirds.
The Eurobodalla Natural History Society was formed in 1986 to foster and encourage interest in the natural products of the shire, train members in the keeping of records and compile and publish Annual Records as ‘Nature in Eurobodalla’. A bi-monthly newsletter is also published.

Field meetings on the FOURTH Sunday of every month from February to November. Afternoon meetings, with a Guest Speaker, in Moruya on the FIRST Saturday of February, April, June, August, October and December.
Pelagic Trips from Batemans Bay. Bookings essential.
Visitors and interested observers are most welcome to attend all ENHS activities.

The Secretary
P O Box 888, MORUYA NSW 2537
Email to:

The Wetlands Centre

The Dubbo Field Naturalists

NSW Bird Atlassers Inc.

Cowra Bird Routes
There are eight specified bird routes and a map as well as a comprehensive list of district birds, threatened and declining species.
The Cowra Woodland Birds Project is part of the Birds Australia Program and has developed a bird route brochure which is available
from the:
Cowra Visitors Centre
Mid Western Highway
COWRA 2794

Phone: 02 6342 4333 or email:

12 bird watching trails around Grenfell in Central NSW

Birds of the Bush

Montague Island, NSW (Conservation Volunteers Australia)

The Avicultural Society of NSW
Web page:

About Ausbird

Ausbird is owned & operated by Sicklebill Safaris, a small family run company based in North Queensland, Australia. Sicklebill Safaris has been operating in the Pacific region for over 20 years. In recent years we have been joined by other excellent guides and offer itineraries to Asia, Africa and the Middle East as well as Australia and the Pacific.