Merri Bird Survey #1 in 2022 - Various locations
Provided COVID-19 restrictions permit, bird surveys will be held at seven sites along Merri Creek as listed below. Beginners welcome. BYO binoculars if possible, but no dogs please, as they reduce the number and variety of birds to be seen.
Registration is not required except for Galgi Ngarrk. See details below. For all other locations just arrive by 8:45 AM.
The contact for all Birdwatch events is Ann McGregor 0429 386 102. If you would like to receive emal reminders prior to future surveys register here.
Free leaflets on Merri birds (normally $3) are available for all participants.
Egan Reserve - Harding St - Strettle Reserve - Normanby Ave: Meet at the bluestone steps at the end of The Grove, East Coburg (Melway 30 A3).
Edwardes Lake: Meet at the playground adjacent to Griffiths Street, Reservoir (Melway 18 E5).
CERES - Moreland Rd: Meet at the seats on the Merri Path at the rear of CERES, East Brunswick (Melway 30 B7).
Merri Park and Phillips Reserve: Meet at the end of Victoria Street, East Brunswick, at the BBQ shelter (Melway 30 B8).
Hall Reserve - Yarra Bend Park: Meet at the Rotunda, Hall Reserve, Clifton Hill (Melway 2D D1).
Galgi Ngarrk (Craigieburn Grasslands): Meet at the O’Herns Road gate off Hume Highway, Somerton (Melway 180 E6). Note this survey may not be completed until around 12 noon. Please contact the group leader to register beforehand: Bridget Gardner: 0417 519 251.
Come along and help monitor the Merri Creek's water quality. ...