J.C. Trotter Memorial Park — 16th June 2024
Millmerran Camp — 28th June 2024
Kumbartcho Sanctuary — 2nd July 2024
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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Painted Finch (Emblema pictum) © Vince Bugeja

Yes! This page is to help you to contact us so that we can help YOU!

Details given below tell you who we are, how you can contact us by post, by email or by using the contact form. In general, we would much prefer that you use the latter multi-choice form to contact us about your query, your comment or to give your feedback.

First, a reminder of who we are…

We are Birds Queensland, with membership primarily located within Queensland, Australia. For the business-minded, our legal name is Queensland Ornithological Society (Inc.) and our ABN is
43 891 546 740.

Our society, including this web site, is fully managed by volunteers. That means we aren’t always available at a moments notice but we certainly welcome your enquiries, comments or suggestions. And we’ll get back to you as soon as we possibly can with a response.

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The Secretary
Birds Queensland
PO Box  3784

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  • 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.
Sahul Sunbird (Cinnyris frenatus) © Vince Bugeja