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Owingup Outing

Fifteen Members assembled opposite the “Little IGA” on Tuesday morning, undeterred by Council Sewerage works or the thought of taking-on Owingup Swamp! After negotiating the track and some dexterous parking, the crew made their way down to the Swamp, to be greeted by Grey Fantails, Splendid Fairy-wrens and a Western Whistler. The immediate shoreline was …

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Bird Talks-6

Fifty people attended the latest incarnation of the DBG’s series of Bird Talks. They heard an array of speakers talking on a wide range of subjects; Birds – A Noongar Perspective, Birds and Plastics, For the Love of Waterbirds and Threatened Bird Conservation on the South Coast. Dr Harriet Paterson got things started talking about …

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Denmark bird Group Inc 2022 AGM

The AGM for Denmark Bird Group Inc was held on 24 August 2022 and was attended by 27 people. The following officers and committee members were elected: Convener: Graham Dixon Deputy Convener: Jill Williams Secretary: Alan Bewsher Treasurer: Jill Williams Committee: Brad Kneebone, Jesz Fleming, Mark Hackleton, Nick Shaw, Kath Shaw, Kirsty Anderson, John Anderson, …

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Shorebird Identification Workshop and field trip (19-20 Feb)

Shorebird identification can be a tricky business and two, linked, events were organised to help those interested in putting names to birds. Steward Ford of DBCA, based in Albany, led a workshop at the CRC to unravel Knots, sort Sandpipers and procrastinate over Plovers. The following day he led the group assembled at Morley Beach …

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The Miracle of Shorebird Migration Art Exhibition 17-feb

Denmark was privileged to welcome to the Butter Factory, a National collection of shorebird prints, known as the Overwintering Project, comprising 335 prints by 250 artists. The ”Miracle of Shorebird Migration” exhibition was opened on 17th February with the curator Kate Gorringe-Smith addressing the audience via “Zoom”. The exhibition highlights the plight of our threatened …

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