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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Bird Identification Gallery

Regent Bowerbird (Sericulus chrysocephalus) © Vince Bugeja

This gallery contains a number of elements. Its focus is on bird behaviour and photo essays which describe it, rather than on presenting a collection of images of various bird species.

In time, the scope of the Gallery may be expanded to include other categories of images, depending on feedback from users.

Each photographer retains ownership of his/her own images. Should you wish to obtain a larger copy of any of the images, or to use an image for any other purpose, please email the Photogroup Officer indicating the purpose for which you want the image and identifying details of the image. Please put the photographer’s name and the words “Image Request” in the subject line of your email. It will be forwarded to the photographer. Supply of images is entirely at the discretion of the individual photographers, who retain the copyright to their images. Charges for use of an image may apply.

All photographs are the work of Birds Queensland members, and are taken in the wild. All species are found in Queensland. Opinions expressed below are those of individual contributors, and are not necessarily those of Birds Queensland.

If you would like to contribute to this page, please contact the Photogroup Officer for details of content and formatting. We welcome additions!

Click on the links below to see specific images or groups of images. You can use the zoom in your browser to view the pages a little larger if you prefer.

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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.
Sahul Sunbird (Cinnyris frenatus) © Vince Bugeja