Westgate Park bird survey 4 April

Westgate Park bird survey 4 April

Highlights of the April survey were the high number of Grey Fantails – possibly four separate groups. And a sighting of an early visitor in the shape of a female Flame Robin, along the Yarra in the planted shoreline belts. This area is frequently used by fis...

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Westgate Park bird survey 7 March

Westgate Park bird survey 7 March

Forty-six bird species were sighted along the Westgate Park survey route on a humid but clear March day. When added to opportunistic sightings between surveys, a total of 64 species were sighted in February and early March. On the day itself, lake levels were ...

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Bird survey 6 December

Bird survey 6 December

Hot, blustery, and humid weather suppressed a great deal of bird activity, but with good habitat conditions the superb fairy-wrens continue to breed. Overall, however the park looks good with larger trees well recovered from the near-drought conditions that pr...

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Bird survey 1 November

Bird survey 1 November

This survey recorded the first eastern rosella seen in the park 2016. Clamorous reed warblers are back in number, and the high number of white-browed scrub-wrens. The water in both major lakes is at very high levels, with almost all the smaller islands in the ...

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Bird Survey 2 Aug

Bird Survey 2 Aug

The park has had good rain, and water levels have risen in the lakes and wetlands. The day of the survey was windy, which partly explains the modest tally of 40 species. Moreover raptors are rare these days, and water levels generally too high for the lar...

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New volunteer induction sessions

New volunteer induction sessions

We are currently taking new volunteers at both our sites – Westgate Park and Bili Nursery. Upcoming induction sessions are: Wednesday 2nd June 10am @ Westgate Park Friday 4th June 10am @ Bili Nursery Find out more and register your attendance here.

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Fungi Foray at Westgate Park 24 May – registration

Call 0407 691 512 for more information.

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