Nudgee Beach Wetlands — 21st August 2022
September 2022 Meeting — 1st September 2022
Oxley Creek Common — 11th September 2022
Our activities include conservation and research-oriented projects, educational activities, and activities which provide opportunities to meet with other people interested in birds and birding and to share experiences.
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We produce a range of brochures and other information on birds in Queensland, and on all aspects of birding in Queensland.
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Bird identification can be difficult, even for experienced birders, and many discussions occur during group walks and camps on this subject.
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We produce a range of brochures and other information on birds in Queensland, and on all aspects of birding in Queensland.
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“Of those bird species known to have been present or to have visited regularly in Australia when Europeans settled in 1788, 1.9% are Extinct and a further 11.5 % are considered Threatened. Some 6.0 % are Near Threatened.”
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Organizations like Birds Queensland assist with scientific research projects by raising money each year and allocating it as grants.
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Birds Queensland is a non-profit organisation that finances its own activities. Our logo is the brightly coloured and beautiful Sunbird which is normally found only between Normanton and Bundaberg.
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Access files, videos and the hardcopy library catalogue
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Welcome to the Birds Queensland member’s area. These pages contain information that will only be available to BQ members.
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How to join

Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) © Scott Fox

How to join Birds Queensland

Birds Queensland is a non-profit society that finances its own activities. You can apply for membership in a number of ways:

  1. Fill in an on-line application form, and the details will be sent electronically to the Committee. Click here to access the form.
  2. A PDF form which you may print and complete by hand and mail it to the address below. Click here to download the form (PDF file, 958 KB).
  3. An electronically-fillable PDF form was previously available but is no longer maintained.

You can pay by bank transfer, over the counter bank deposit or via a cheque. Details are provided on the forms. Or come to one of our meetings as a guest; introduce yourself, meet the members and find out what we do.

You’ll be most welcome!

Members receive a monthly newsletter except in January. The society holds regular monthly camps and walks for members and guests, and is involved in a number of activities which include assisting in research, informing the community about birds and their habitat, and working to protect and maintain suitable habitats.

Membership renewal

Members who wish to renew their membership can use the “Renew membership” form which is available in the members’ area of the web site. You can log on from the main page.

Alternately, you can use the Application for Membership/Renewal pdf form. See options 2 and 3 above for details on accessing this form.

Annual subscriptions

City Country
Single member $50 $45
Family $60 $55
Full time student $34 $34

Gift Membership

Do you have any family or friends who might like to be BQ members? Solve your gift giving problems with a BQ Gift Membership Certificate. An attractive certificate has been designed and printed and is supplied with an envelope.

The usual New Member application process is followed so ensure that any request for a gift membership is lodged, including details of the proposed new member, before a Management Committee meeting (held the night before the monthly meeting), and in plenty of time for the special occasion for which you want the Gift Certificate.

If you have any queries, please email the Secretary or the Membership Officer.

Correspondence

General correspondence, including membership fees, should be addressed to the Secretary. The Society’s address is:

THE SECRETARY,
QUEENSLAND ORNITHOLOGICAL SOCIETY INC.
P.O. BOX 3784,
SOUTH BRISBANE BC QLD ,
AUSTRALIA , 4101

So, why not join us?

  • Monthly newsletter
    Members receive a monthly newsletter except in January.
  • Library
    Access to over 700 electronic files, videos and hardcopy books and magazines.
  • Outings and activities
    The society holds regular monthly camps and walks for members and guests, as well as monthly meetings.
Olive-backed Sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis) © Vince Bugeja