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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Education

Brolga (Antigone rubicunda) © Cameron Davidson

Birds Queensland produces a range of brochures and other information on birds in Queensland, and on all aspects of birding in Queensland.

This page provides a broad guide on the content in the following section pages as linked from this page.

© Andrea Schafer

Binoculars and scopes

Useful information on the choice and use of binoculars and the choice of telescopes.
© Graham Donaldson

Birds being nuisances

Certain native bird species and introduced birds have become a nuisance. Some advice is given on how to mitigate their effect.
© Cameron Davidson

Birds in Gardens

For many people, their main interaction with wild birds is in urban parks and in their own backyards.
© Raja W. Stephenson

Bird of the Month

Each month, Birds Queensland highlights a Bird of the Month.
© Vernon Kretschmann

Australian and overseas birding resources

The web sites of the following birding resources may be linked via their headings.

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