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Bird Survey Program - Sun May 20

Pinkerton Forest, Mulla Mulla Grasslands (Bush's Paddock), Eynesbury

Bird Life Australia (formerly BOCA ) invites the community to join them birding at Pinkerton & Bush's Paddock in the morning, Eynesbury Forest in afternoon.

Toilets & coffee shop at Eynesbury (no toilets in the morning). These sites are not usually open to the public & are home to a large variety of woodland birds. About 140 bird species have been recorded at Pinkerton & about 80 at Eynesbury to date.

 
Autumn Sunday May 20
 
Time:
Gates open 9.15am, walk starts 9.30.
Where:

Meet at Pinkerton Gate - Pinkerton Forest.

Pinkerton Forest is on Mt. Cottrell Rd (Melways Page 7 near the right side about 1/3rd the way up or Map 221 on newer Melways), which runs between Greig's Rd and Boundary Rd.

From Greig's Rd there is a group of 2-3 houses on the right after about 2km – entrance to the forest is IMMEDIATELY after these.
If approaching from the south (Boundary Rd) Pinkerton Forest is IMMEDIATELY before the 1st house on the left.

Details:

Bird Life Australia in association with Pinkerton Landcare Group -  Bird Survey at Pinkerton Forest/Mulla Mulla/Eynesbury. Various woodlands on the Western Plains. Remnant grassy woodlands owned by Western Water and Shire of Melton not normally open to the public.

After Pinkerton we will move to Mulla Mulla Grasslands and Eynesbury (toilets and a coffee shop!).

Bring lunch. Appropriate walking gear required.

Contacts:
 
Dave Torr: Tel 9749 5141 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Mob 0400 566 656(BLA)
Daryl Akers: Tel 9743 2495 (PLEG), Email
or visit 
http://boca.org.au/come-birding/activities-calendar/venueevents/12-western-woodlands .

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