Bird surveys are scheduled six times a year, on the third Sunday of every second month, 9am-11am, monitoring species and numbers of birds using the Australian Bird Atlas survey regime and logging results onto global database eBird. Leader is Dianne Emslie. Binoculars and field guides are available to borrow.
Four areas are surveyed:
- Trin Warren Tam-boore Wetlands Storage Pond
- Wetlands Treatment Pond
- Creekline and Skink Habitat Site
- Bushland escarpment and Ross Straw Fields
Meeting place is the Trin Warren Tam-boore car park, Oak Street, Parkville West; please arrive at 8:45am.
Event should be confirmed beforehand by checking the Friends of Royal Park Facebook page. Covid requirements will be in place, including proof of vaccination, sign-in/ registration, social distancing, masks, etc.
Dates for 2023:
- February 19
- April 16
- June 18
- August 20
- October 15
- December 17
See the list below of the birds you may find in Royal Park.