Past Events – archives and trip reports

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Date Type Title Short Description / Leader
Wed 20/09/2017 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield; John Bundock
Sun 17/09/2017 Field Trips
David Dedenczuk
Wed 13/09/2017 Meetings
Ryu Callaway – Proposed Roost CensusRahula Perera - Mixed species foraging flocks in the Sinharaja Rainforest, Sri Lanka
Sat 09/09/2017 Field Trips
Angharad Dean
Wed 06/09/2017 Field Trips
Jack Holland, Jenny Bounds
Sat 02/09/2017 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson, Tobias Hiyashi
Sun 20/08/2017 Field Trips
David McDonald
Wed 16/08/2017 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Wed 09/08/2017 Meetings
Barbara Allan – COG’s 13th Annual Bird BlitzRichard Major - Conservation ecology of the White-fronted Chat
Tue 08/08/2017 Field Trips
Terry Bell
Sat 05/08/2017 Field Trips
Anthony Overs
Sun 23/07/2017 Field Trips
Lia Battisson
Wed 19/07/2017 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 16/07/2017 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 12/07/2017 Meetings
Don Fletcher - Little Eagle Research UpdateDavid Hollands - Cranes, Herons and Storks of Australia
Sun 02/07/2017 Field Trips
Michael Robbins
Sun 25/06/2017 Field Trips
Ryu Callaway
Wed 21/06/2017 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 18/06/2017 Field Trips
Chris Davey
Wed 14/06/2017 Meetings
Duncan McCaskill A short overview of the Garden Bird Survey Matt Herring - Bitterns in Rice Project: Five years On
Sun 04/06/2017 Field Trips
Michael Robbins
Sun 21/05/2017 Field Trips
Matthew Frawley
Wed 17/05/2017 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 14/05/2017 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Wed 10/05/2017 Meetings
Neil Hermes - Norfolk Island Green ParrotChris Davey - Phillip Island - past, present and future
Sat 06/05/2017 Field Trips
Anthony Overs
Sun 30/04/2017 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Wed 19/04/2017 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Fri 14/04/2017 Field Trips
Kathy Walter & John Goldie
Wed 12/04/2017 Meetings
Darren Le Roux - Standing tall: Recreating vertical habitat structure for wildlife Laura Rayner - Studying difficult birds to prevent their extinction
Sun 09/04/2017 Field Trips
Nicki Taws
Sun 02/04/2017 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Sun 26/03/2017 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Sun 19/03/2017 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson, Anthony Overs
Wed 15/03/2017 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Thu 09/03/2017 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Wed 08/03/2017 Meetings
Suzi Bond - The Butterflies of the ACTGeoffrey Dabb - An Illustrated History of Australian Bird Names
Sun 05/03/2017 Field Trips
Chris Davey
Sun 26/02/2017 Field Trips
Suzi Bond
Mon 20/02/2017 Field Trips
Martyn Moffat
Sun 19/02/2017 Field Trips
David Dedenczuk
Wed 15/02/2017 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 12/02/2017 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Wed 08/02/2017 Meetings
COG Members' Night
Tue 07/02/2017 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Sun 05/02/2017 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Sun 29/01/2017 Field Trips
Matthew Frawley
Sat 21/01/2017 Field Trips
John Harris
Sun 15/01/2017 Field Trips
Bruce Lindenmayer
Wed 11/01/2017 Meetings
Lori Gould and Chris Davey - Jerrabomberra Wetlands Nature Reserve - Past, Present and Future
Wed 21/12/2016 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 18/12/2016 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Wed 14/12/2016 Meetings
COG December BBQ
Sun 11/12/2016 Field Trips
Lia Battisson
Sun 27/11/2016 Field Trips
Chris Davey
Tue 22/11/2016 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Sun 20/11/2016 Field Trips
McComas Taylor
Wed 16/11/2016 Field Trips
Sun 13/11/2016 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Wed 09/11/2016 Meetings
Liam Bailey - Love thy neighbour: Importance of nest density in a mobbing bird Grainne Cleary - Citizen science study into bird feeding and watering in Australia
Sun 06/11/2016 Field Trips
Suzi Bond
Sat 29/10/2016 Field Trips
Barbara Allan
Sun 23/10/2016 Field Trips
Con Boekel
Wed 19/10/2016 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Wed 19/10/2016 Field Trips
leader required
Sun 16/10/2016 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Wed 12/10/2016 Meetings
Ann Goeth - Australian Brush-turkeys: unique behaviour, life cycle and adaptations
Sun 09/10/2016 Field Trips
Nicki Taws
Sat 08/10/2016 Field Trips
Alistair Smith
Sat 01/10/2016 Field Trips
Mark Clayton
Sun 25/09/2016 Field Trips
David Dedenczuk
Wed 21/09/2016 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Tue 20/09/2016 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Sun 18/09/2016 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Sun 18/09/2016 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Wed 14/09/2016 Meetings
Stuart Harris - Maratus the film about two men and a spiderAlastair Smith - eBird and you, the Canberra birder
Sat 03/09/2016 Field Trips
David McDonald
Sat 03/09/2016 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson & Anthony Overs
Sun 28/08/2016 Field Trips
Jack Holland & Jenny Bounds
Sun 21/08/2016 Field Trips
John Bundock
Wed 17/08/2016 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sat 13/08/2016 Field Trips
John Harris
Wed 10/08/2016 Meetings
Barbara Allan – the 2016 Bird Blitz Dominique Potvin - City bird, country bird: The effects of urban noise on wildlife
Sat 06/08/2016 Field Trips
Anthony Overs
Wed 20/07/2016 Field Trips
Leader to be determined on the day.
Sun 17/07/2016 Field Trips
Chris Davey
Wed 13/07/2016 Meetings
Chris Davey - The Canberra Nature Map and how COG members can participate in this exciting initiativeMichael Lenz - Observations at a suburban Welcome Swallow roostRichard Beggs - Removing a reverse keystone species: Impacts of an experimental cull of Noisy Miners on small-bodied woodland birds in remnant woodland fragments within an agricultural matrix
Sat 25/06/2016 Field Trips
Chris Davey & Peter Fullagar
Sun 19/06/2016 Field Trips
Ryu Callaway
Wed 15/06/2016 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Wed 08/06/2016 Meetings
Duncan McCaskill - The Garden Bird Survey Update Tim Burnard - The national Malleefowl monitoring effort: community, databases and adaptive management
Tue 07/06/2016 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Sun 29/05/2016 Field Trips
Michael Robbins
Sun 22/05/2016 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 18/05/2016 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield/Terry Bell
Sun 15/05/2016 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 11/05/2016 Meetings
Neil Hermes - The Jerusalem Bird ObservatoryGeoffrey Dabb - Birds of Black Mountain – the historical, the typical, the notable, and the mixed flock
Sat 07/05/2016 Field Trips
Anthony Overs
Sun 01/05/2016 Field Trips
David McDonald
Wed 20/04/2016 Field Trips
Leader Martin Butterfield
Sun 17/04/2016 Field Trips
David Dedenczuk
Wed 13/04/2016 Meetings
Stuart Rae - Broad-billed Sandpipers: information gained from data recorded with geolocators Julian Reid - The A B G D of arid Australian bird communities, contrasting mulga tall shrublands and riparian woodlands
Sun 10/04/2016 Field Trips
Nicki Taws
Sat 26/03/2016 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Fri 25/03/2016 Field Trips
Kathy Walter & John Goldie
Sun 20/03/2016 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson & Anthony Overs
Wed 16/03/2016 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 13/03/2016 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Wed 09/03/2016 Meetings
Jerry Olsen – ACT Raptors
Tue 08/03/2016 Field Trips
Terry Bell
Sun 06/03/2016 Field Trips
Fleur Leary
Sun 28/02/2016 Field Trips
Suzi Bond
Wed 17/02/2016 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 14/02/2016 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Wed 10/02/2016 Meetings
Alison Russell-French - Keep Australia Beautiful Sustainable Cities National Award for Environmental Education Geoffrey Dabb - An Introduction to Werribee Trevor Murray - The alarming flights of the Crested Pigeon
Sun 31/01/2016 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Wed 20/01/2016 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 17/01/2016 Field Trips
Bruce Lindenmayer
Wed 13/01/2016 Meetings
COG January BBQ
Wed 16/12/2015 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 13/12/2015 Field Trips
David Dedenczuk
Wed 09/12/2015 Meetings
COG Members' Night
Mon 30/11/2015 Field Trips
Neil Hermes
Sun 29/11/2015 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Sun 15/11/2015 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Wed 11/11/2015 Meetings
Chris Davey and Kathy Eyles - The Gang-gang Cockatoo survey - Citizen science in action.
Sun 08/11/2015 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Sun 01/11/2015 Field Trips
Duncan McCaskill
Sat 24/10/2015 Other
Annual check of ACT birds, everyone invited.
Sat 24/10/2015 Field Trips
Barbara Allan
Wed 21/10/2015 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 18/10/2015 Field Trips
Noel and Lynne Bentley, Sue Lashko
Wed 14/10/2015 Meetings
Virginia Abernathy – Coevolution in action: defences against brood parasitism in new and old hosts of the Eastern Koel Leo Joseph - News from the Front: An Update on Bird Research at the Australian National Wildlife Collection (ANWC) and Around the World”
Mon 12/10/2015 Field Trips
Peter Fullagar and Sue Lashko
Sun 11/10/2015 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Sun 11/10/2015 Field Trips
Nicki Taws
Sat 03/10/2015 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Fri 25/09/2015 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Sun 20/09/2015 Field Trips
Roslyn & John Sexton
Wed 16/09/2015 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Fri 11/09/2015 Field Trips
David McDonald
Wed 09/09/2015 Meetings
Amanda Edworthy – Forty-spotted Pardalote: Conservation on the FlyHolly Parsons - Powerful by Name, Powerful by Nature – findings from the Powerful Owl Project in Sydney
Sat 05/09/2015 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 30/08/2015 Field Trips
Jack Holland and Jenny Bounds
Sun 23/08/2015 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 19/08/2015 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Wed 12/08/2015 Meetings
Barbara Allan – 2015 Bird BlitzBrett Howland - Managing kangaroo grazing for the conservation of grassland and grassy woodland fauna including birds.
Sat 08/08/2015 Field Trips
Anthony Overs
Fri 31/07/2015 Field Trips
Terry Bell
Wed 15/07/2015 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Wed 08/07/2015 Meetings
Neil Hermes - Introduction to the birds of Norfolk IslandDominique Homberger - The feeding ecology of the Australian Red-tailed Black-Cockatoos and the Patagonian Austral Parakeets: Implications for the Evolution of the Psittaciformes.
Sun 05/07/2015 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Tue 23/06/2015 Field Trips
Kathy Walter and John Goldie
Sun 21/06/2015 Field Trips
Michael Robbins
Sat 13/06/2015 Field Trips
Chris Davey
Wed 10/06/2015 Meetings
Bruce Lindenmayer - Local Thornbills and AlliesDuncan McCaskill - The Canberra Garden Bird Survey.
Sun 31/05/2015 Field Trips
Judy Middlebrook & Sue Lashko
Sun 24/05/2015 Field Trips
John Brannan
Mon 18/05/2015 Field Trips
Dianne Deans
Wed 13/05/2015 Meetings
Jack Holland - Fuscous and Brown-headed Honeyeaters David Hollands - 70 years of Bird Photography
Sat 09/05/2015 Field Trips
Anthony Overs
Sun 03/05/2015 Field Trips
Bruce Lindenmayer
Sun 03/05/2015 Field Trips
Bruce Lindenmayer
Fri 17/04/2015 Field Trips
Gavin Small & Sue Lashko
Wed 15/04/2015 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 12/04/2015 Field Trips
Nicki Taws
Wed 08/04/2015 Meetings
Philip Veerman - How to identify feathers Christina Zdenek - Elusive Palmies: Seven Years of Researching the Palm Cockatoo
Sat 04/04/2015 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Fri 03/04/2015 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 22/03/2015 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 18/03/2015 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 15/03/2015 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Wed 11/03/2015 Meetings
Chris Davey - The 2014 North-West Australian Wader Expedition- some personal experiences Michael Guppy - Identification of nest predators at Moruya over three breeding seasons reveals marked temporal changes.
Sun 01/03/2015 Field Trips
Lia Battisson
Wed 18/02/2015 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Sun 15/02/2015 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Wed 11/02/2015 Meetings
Jim Hone - Birds of Namadgi National Park; trends, structure and managementMike Tarburton - Swifts: Extreme fliers above and below ground.
Mon 02/02/2015 Field Trips
Jean Casburn and Sue Lashko
Sun 01/02/2015 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Wed 21/01/2015 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 18/01/2015 Field Trips
Bruce Lindenmayer
Wed 14/01/2015 Other
Annual 'Christmas' BBQ at Black Mountain
Wed 17/12/2014 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Wed 10/12/2014 Meetings
Short presentations by COG members - see "More Info" for details.
Sun 07/12/2014 Field Trips
Michael Lenz
Wed 26/11/2014 Other
Gang-gang art
Sun 23/11/2014 Field Trips
David McDonald
Sat 22/11/2014 Other
Gala celebration of COG's 50th year celebrations at Gold Creek Homestead.
Wed 19/11/2014 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 16/11/2014 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Wed 12/11/2014 Meetings
For members' info - 2013 Draft minutesGeorge Olah - Conservation and Genetics of Scarlet Macaws in the Peruvian Amazon.
Sat 08/11/2014 Field Trips
Kay and Horst Hahn
Sun 02/11/2014 Field Trips
Stuart Harris
Sat 25/10/2014 Other
Barbara Allan
Sun 19/10/2014 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Sun 12/10/2014 Field Trips
Nicki Taws
Wed 08/10/2014 Meetings
Dr Richard (Dick) Schodde - The Early Days, or Recollections (COG History series) Matt Herring - Bitterns in Rice and Wildlife-friendly Farming
Sat 04/10/2014 Field Trips
Mark Clayton
Fri 26/09/2014 Field Trips
Julian Robinson
Wed 17/09/2014 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Fri 12/09/2014 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Wed 10/09/2014 Meetings
Dick Schodde -The Early Days, or Recollections. Mark Clayton - Banding in the ACT. Neil Hermes - Norfolk Island Campout and Congress.
Sat 06/09/2014 Field Trips
Ian Anderson & Tony Willis
Sat 06/09/2014 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 31/08/2014 Field Trips
Jack Holland & Jenny Bounds
Sun 24/08/2014 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 20/08/2014 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sat 16/08/2014 Field Trips
Stuart Harris
Wed 13/08/2014 Meetings
Barbara Allan - History of COG's Bird Blitz, and plans for our 10th Blitz in 2014. Professor David Lindenmayer - 17 years of ANU-COG Bird Research.
Sat 09/08/2014 Field Trips
Anthony Overs
Sat 19/07/2014 Field Trips
John Harris and Julie Clark
Wed 09/07/2014 Meetings
Michael Lenz - History of COG's waterbird surveys: Lake George and Lake Bathurst. Geoffrey Dabb - A few points about Governor King’s Parrot Michael Lenz - Roost flight observations at Mt Majura.
Sun 06/07/2014 Field Trips
Duncan McCaskill
Sat 05/07/2014 Other
A free public Forum in celebration of COG's 50th Anniversary year
Mon 30/06/2014 Other
Canberra’s Favourite Bird Photo 2014
Sat 21/06/2014 Other
Guided bird walk through the Botanic Gardens
Fri 20/06/2014 Field Trips
Chris Davey
Wed 18/06/2014 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sat 14/06/2014 Field Trips
Chris Davey
Wed 11/06/2014 Meetings
A Special Presentation – “Rediscovery of the Night Parrot”
Fri 06/06/2014 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Sun 25/05/2014 Field Trips
Denis Wilson & Sue Lashko
Wed 21/05/2014 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sat 17/05/2014 Field Trips
Kathy Walter & John Goldie
Sat 17/05/2014 Field Trips
Anthony Overs
Wed 14/05/2014 Meetings
Chris Davey - History of the COG Bird Song Tapes and CD. Amelia Coman - A genetic and morphological investigation of a Canberra local (Thornbills) Ding Li Yong - Chasing birds in the Malaysian Jungle.
Sun 04/05/2014 Field Trips
Bruce Lindenmayer
Fri 18/04/2014 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Wed 16/04/2014 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 13/04/2014 Field Trips
Nicki Taws
Wed 09/04/2014 Meetings
Bruce Lindenmayer: "COG's contribution to ANU Research Programs" Dr Veronica Doerr CSIRO: “The Spaces In Between: connections and habitats in the broader landscape"
Sun 06/04/2014 Field Trips
David McDonald
Sun 23/03/2014 Field Trips
Jean Casburn & Jack Holland
Wed 19/03/2014 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 16/03/2014 Field Trips
Sue Lashko and John Harris
Thu 13/03/2014 Other
Launch COG's "Bird of the Year" Gang-gang Muster
Wed 12/03/2014 Meetings
THREE presentations --  (1) The second in a series on COG's history, (2) Laura Johnson asks “Do red wattlebirds identify koels as enemies?”, (3) Geoffrey Dabb on the Gang-gang Cockatoo.
Fri 07/03/2014 Field Trips
Kathy Walter and John Goldie
Fri 21/02/2014 Field Trips
Jean Casburn
Wed 19/02/2014 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 16/02/2014 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Wed 12/02/2014 Meetings
Short talk: Neil Hermes introduces COG's 50th anniversary. Main presentation: Prof Andrew Cockburn asks
Sun 19/01/2014 Field Trips
Bruce Lindenmayer
Wed 15/01/2014 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Wed 11/12/2013 Meetings
Members Night - COG members contribute short presentations (about 10-15 minutes long) on a range of bird related topics.
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