Bird Week in Melton 2018


Opening of Bird Week

Presentation by Sean Dooley:   Balam Balam, Melton Library and Learning Hub Thursday, 25th October 6.30-8.30                   

supper provided

Sean Dooley has written for TV comedies like Full Frontal, Hamish and Andy and Spicks and Specks, is author of books such as The Big Twitch and Cooking with Baz, and is currently editor of Australian Birdlife magazine. He was also the national birdwatching champion, holding the record for seeing the most birds seen in one year. Sean Dooley is the Birdman. Supper from 5.30pm Grant and Pyke Rooms (Melton Library)

Presentation by MEG on local birds.

Night Walk at Hannah Watts Park: Creatures of the night                               

Friday 26th October 7.00 pm

A spotlight walk though Hannah Watts Park & along Toolern Creek, starting from the Rotunda carpark. Hannah Watts Park is popular with Melton families for picnics. After dark the nocturnal wildlife emerges. Meet in the carpark at 7.00 pm, beside Toolern Creek, in High St, just east of the shopping centre, opposite the golf course.  Melway Page 337 Ref D9

Chris Lunardi presentation: birds of Eynesbury                                                                

Saturday 27th October             10.30 am                                                                    

morning tea provided   

Chris will give a presentation on the birds of Eynesbury Forest in the Discovery Centre, followed by a walk in Eynesbury

Meet at Eynesbury Discovery Centre Melway 226 Ref H1

Geraldine Kelly: presentation on Botanic Garden island project                                          Sunday 28th October 10.00 am                                          

morning tea provided

Geraldine will give her presentation in the pergola beside the lake, followed by a guided walk in the Garden. Melton Botanic Garden is one of Melton’s prime birdwatching sites, after a decade of hard work by the Friends group.

Meet at the Rotundas at 40 Lakewood Blvd

Exhibition about bird watching in Melton        Melton Library                                 Monday 1st October – Wednesday 31st October                                          there is a display featuring 100 years of bird watching in Melton on the first floor of the Melton Library


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