Eprapah Creek & Surrounds Outing — 3rd December 2023
December 2023 Meeting and AGM — 7th December 2023
Sandy Camp Outing — 12th December 2023
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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Red-backed Fairywren (Malurus melanocephalus) © Mel Stewart
October 28th 2022

Toondah Harbour Development EIS – Submissions Needed

The Environmental Impact Statement for the Walker Group's proposed development at Toondah Harbour has been released and submissions from the public are now open.
September 8th 2022

Birds Striking Windows – what you can do

Birds Queensland has produced an information sheet with advice on helping reduce the chances of birds hitting windows as well as what to do if you find an injured bird.
April 14th 2022

COVID-19 Actions by Birds Queensland

The Management Committee is closely monitoring official advice on Coronavirus from the public health government sources. Some activities have recommenced but with restrictions. We consider it appropriate to recommend prudent and practical precautions generally and also when involved in Birds Queensland activities. These are outlined below:
June 20th 2020

Cat and Wildlife Safety

Birds Queensland is promoting ways to help keep domestic cats and wildlife safe.

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