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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Overseas birding clubs and organisations

© Andrea Schafer

American Birding Association provides leadership to birders by increasing their knowledge, skills, and enjoyment of birding, and contributes to bird and bird habitat conservation through varied programs.

Birdlife International is a global Partnership of conservation organisations that strives to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity.

Birdforum is the net’s largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding.

Birds New Zealand (the Ornithological Society for New Zealand) has a mission to foster the study, knowledge, and enjoyment of birds. It is committed to the study of birds and their habitat use within New Zealand through encouraging members and organising projects and schemes.

Birds of Britain Web Magazine includes changing monthly features and a permanent guide to Britain’s bird reserves and clubs.

British Ornithologists’ Union promotes ornithology within the scientific and birdwatching communities by encouraging the study of birds in Britain, Europe and throughout the world in order to understand their biology and to aid their conservation.

The National Audubon Society protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow, throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation.

Papua Bird Club supports and works closely with the local people around the region where members of BQ undertake their
eco-tourism trips and sustainable development programs.

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds works for the conservation of wild birds and their habitats, based in the UK.

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