Meetings

Meetings are held at the Royal Geographical Society Rooms, 237 Milton Road, Milton (opp. the Railway Station, UBD 159 F11) on the first Thursday of each month except January unless otherwise specified. Doors open at 7:15 pm and the meetings start at 7:30 pm with any notices or other business. A short talk is followed by the main address. Questions are invited following both talks. Supper is provided after the meeting and a $2 donation is requested to assist with the cost of refreshments and hire of the venue.

Meetings for 2017

3 August 2017

Short talk - Teghan Collingwood: Golden-shouldered parrot. Teghan will give an update on the Golden-shouldered parrot project. Money raised by Birds Queensland's 2017 Twitchathon will help fund this project.

Long talk - Jon Coleman: Long term bird banding projects in Queensland: What are we learning?. In this talk Jon will discuss long term bird banding projects in Queensland. He will talk about many locations and their birds, ranging from tropical rainforests on Cape York to the Mulga belt in South West Queensland. Jon will cover a range of topics and findings on Queensland’s common and not so common birds. His talk will explore longevity, survival, breeding and movements in a range of species. He will also talk about seasonal and long-term changes in some of those species. Finally, Jon’s talk will focus on Bowra and the results of the first five years of banding there, highlighting observations, trends and movements in a number of species found there as well as talking about the future of these projects.

7 September 2017

5 October 2017

2 November 2017

7 December 2017

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