Past Events – archives and trip reports

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Date Type Title Short Description / Leader
Wed 10/08/2022 Meetings
Steve Wallace - HANZAB Online – what’s different to the books. Philip Veerman - On the naming of the Australian Sarus Crane
Sun 07/08/2022 Field Trips
Doug Laing
Sat 30/07/2022 Field Trips
Anthony Overs
Wed 20/07/2022 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 13/07/2022 Meetings
Bonnie Koopmans - An introduction to Natural History Illustration Geoffrey Dabb - The bird art of Ellis Rowan, and the strange story of her bird of paradise paintings
Sun 10/07/2022 Field Trips
Michael Robbins and Matthew Larkin
Sun 26/06/2022 Field Trips
David Dedenczuk
Sun 19/06/2022 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 15/06/2022 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sat 11/06/2022 Field Trips
Chris Davey
Wed 08/06/2022 Meetings
Jack Holland - Forty seven years of local birdingNeil Hermes - The Garden Bird Survey
Sun 05/06/2022 Field Trips
Lia Battisson
Sun 29/05/2022 Field Trips
John Brannan
Sat 21/05/2022 Field Trips
Anthony Overs
Wed 18/05/2022 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 15/05/2022 Field Trips
David McDonald
Wed 11/05/2022 Meetings
Julian Teh - Introducing the Plains-wanderer Julian Reid - Long-term Trends of Birds in the Cowra District, central Western Slopes, NSW.
Sun 08/05/2022 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 01/05/2022 Field Trips
Chris Davey
Sun 24/04/2022 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 20/04/2022 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Fri 15/04/2022 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Wed 13/04/2022 Meetings
Geoffrey Dabb - Arthur Mattingley, Mathoura, the Murray River, and the Egrets Lori Gould - Latham’s Snipe Project Update
Sun 10/04/2022 Field Trips
Nicki Taws
Sun 03/04/2022 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Sat 26/03/2022 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Fri 18/03/2022 Field Trips
Kathy Walter and John Goldie
Wed 16/03/2022 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 13/03/2022 Field Trips
Lia Battisson
Wed 09/03/2022 Meetings
Chris Davey - Difficulties in assessing breeding success in the Gang-gang Cockatoo Richard Beggs - War on the Noisy Miner: reassessing the casus belliil
Sun 06/03/2022 Field Trips
Liam Manderson
Sat 26/02/2022 Field Trips
John Harris
Sun 20/02/2022 Field Trips
Suzi Bond
Wed 16/02/2022 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 13/02/2022 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Wed 09/02/2022 Meetings
Nicki Taws - Preliminary findings of the 2021 annual COG Bird Blitz.Ross Crates - An update on Regent Honeyeaters from the Difficult Bird Research Group.
Sun 06/02/2022 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Sun 30/01/2022 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Sun 23/01/2022 Field Trips
Pater Smith & John Brannan
Wed 19/01/2022 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 16/01/2022 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Wed 12/01/2022 Meetings
Cancelled due to Covid uncertainties. Next meeting will be on 9th February.
Wed 15/12/2021 Field Trips
Lia Battisson
Sun 12/12/2021 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 08/12/2021 Meetings
Christmas BBQ at Black Mountain Peninsular
Sun 05/12/2021 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 28/11/2021 Field Trips
David McDonald
Sun 21/11/2021 Field Trips
Suzi Bond
Wed 17/11/2021 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 14/11/2021 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Wed 10/11/2021 Meetings
AGM; Leo Joseph - Let’s Talk About Whistlers: A tale of the “golden” whistlers in Australia and a researcher’s ups and downs
Sun 07/11/2021 Field Trips
Liam Manderson
Sat 23/10/2021 Field Trips
Nicki Taws
Wed 20/10/2021 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 17/10/2021 Field Trips
Jean Casburn
Sat 16/10/2021 Field Trips
This trip cancelled due to NSW restrictions - Sue Lashko
Wed 13/10/2021 Meetings
McComas Taylor – The five 'red' RobinsRussell McGregor - The History of Birdwatching in Australia: A Bird’s Eye View
Mon 11/10/2021 Field Trips
This trip cancelled due to NSW restrictions - Sue Lashko & Peter Fullagar
Sun 03/10/2021 Field Trips
**This trip cancelled due to Covid**
Sun 26/09/2021 Field Trips
**This trip cancelled due to Covid** - Jean Casburn
Sun 26/09/2021 Field Trips
**This trip cancelled due to Covid**
Sun 19/09/2021 Field Trips
**This trip cancelled due to Covid**
Mon 13/09/2021 Field Trips
**This trip cancelled due to Covid** Noel Luff
Sun 12/09/2021 Field Trips
This trip cancelled due to Covid. Bill Graham
Wed 08/09/2021 Meetings
Alice Wells and Jean Casburn - Bluett’s Block: Wildlife Haven and Corridor Claire Taylor - Cracking egg investment: maternal investment in superb fairy-wrens
Sun 05/09/2021 Field Trips
This trip cancelled due to Covid. David McDonald
Tue 31/08/2021 Field Trips
**This trip cancelled due to Covid** Prue Watters and friends
Sun 29/08/2021 Field Trips
**This trip cancelled due to Covid** John Brannan
Sun 22/08/2021 Field Trips
**This trip cancelled due to Covid** Peter Smith and John Brannan
Wed 18/08/2021 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sat 14/08/2021 Field Trips
Archer Callaway
Wed 11/08/2021 Meetings
Susan Wishart - Hooked: where swans and recreational interests intersect. Geoffrey Dabb - The distribution, movements and status of the South-eastern Glossy Black-Cockatoo.
Sun 08/08/2021 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Sat 31/07/2021 Field Trips
Anthony Overs
Wed 21/07/2021 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sat 17/07/2021 Field Trips
Ryu Callaway
Wed 14/07/2021 Meetings
Ian McMahon - Stamp Designs of Betty Temple Watts Kim Farley - All about eBird
Sun 04/07/2021 Field Trips
Lia Battisson
Sun 20/06/2021 Field Trips
David Dedenczuk
Wed 16/06/2021 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sat 12/06/2021 Field Trips
Chris Davey
Wed 09/06/2021 Meetings
Peter Fullagar and Chris Davey - Assessing Silver Gull breeding numbers on Spinnaker Island, Lake Burley Griffin, ACT- 2010-2020 Stuart Rae - Little Eagles in the ACT area – and beyond, 2017-2020
Sun 30/05/2021 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Sun 23/05/2021 Field Trips
David McDonald
Sat 22/05/2021 Field Trips
Anthony Overs
Wed 19/05/2021 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 12/05/2021 Meetings
Geoffrey Dabb - Mysteries of the Glossy Black-Cockatoo Michael Guppy - Home-range sizes of 11 bird species on a 10 ha site in South-east Australia
Sun 09/05/2021 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 02/05/2021 Field Trips
Sue Genner
Sat 24/04/2021 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Wed 21/04/2021 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 18/04/2021 Field Trips
Suzi Bond
Wed 14/04/2021 Meetings
Martin Gascoigne - Birds in Rosalie Gascoigne’s art James Nicholls - DNA-based diet analysis of Blue Tits and the impacts of garden bird feeding.
Sun 11/04/2021 Field Trips
Nicki Taws
Sat 03/04/2021 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Fri 02/04/2021 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 28/03/2021 Field Trips
Lia Battisson
Wed 17/03/2021 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 10/03/2021 Meetings
Sandra Henderson - The Great-crested Grebe breeding event on the Cotter Dam Shoshana Rapley - An update on the warabin (Bush Stone-curlew) reintroduction to the ACT
Sun 07/03/2021 Field Trips
Sue Lashko & Patricia Wilkinson
Sun 28/02/2021 Field Trips
Chris Davey
Sun 21/02/2021 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 17/02/2021 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 14/02/2021 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Wed 10/02/2021 Meetings
Jack Holland - The Rise and Rise of the Eastern Koel in the ACTNicki Taws - Preliminary findings of the 2020 annual COG Bird Blitz
Tue 09/02/2021 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Sun 07/02/2021 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 31/01/2021 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Wed 20/01/2021 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 17/01/2021 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Wed 13/01/2021 Meetings
COG Members’ Night – 7:30 pm, St James Uniting Church Hall, Curtin
Wed 16/12/2020 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 13/12/2020 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Wed 09/12/2020 Meetings
COG Christmas get-together – 6 pm, Black Mountain Peninsula. BYO food!
Sun 29/11/2020 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 22/11/2020 Field Trips
David Dedenczuk
Wed 18/11/2020 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 15/11/2020 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Wed 11/11/2020 Meetings
Peter Fullagar and Chris Davey - The Rodent eradication program on Lord Howe Island - the COG contribution
Sun 08/11/2020 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 01/11/2020 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sat 24/10/2020 Field Trips
Nicki Taws
Wed 21/10/2020 Field Trips
Lindell Emerton
Tue 20/10/2020 Field Trips
Peter Fullagar and Sue Lashko
Sat 17/10/2020 Field Trips
Ryu Callaway
Sat 17/10/2020 Field Trips
Tobias Hiyashi
Wed 14/10/2020 Meetings
Rhiannon Kiggins - Do Shy Heathwrens increase during times of drought? Michael Mulvaney - Canberra residents helping us understand and better conserve the Gang-gang Cockatoo
Sun 04/10/2020 Field Trips
David McDonald
Sat 26/09/2020 Field Trips
Jean Casburn
Sun 20/09/2020 Field Trips
Suzi Bond
Wed 16/09/2020 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 13/09/2020 Field Trips
Alison McKerras
Wed 09/09/2020 Meetings
James O’Connor - From Monitoring to Mapping, Analysis to Action: BirdLife Australia's Bushfire response program
Sat 05/09/2020 Field Trips
Ryu Callaway
Sun 30/08/2020 Field Trips
David Dedenczuk
Wed 19/08/2020 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 16/08/2020 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Wed 12/08/2020 Meetings
Laura Rayner - The Goldilocks Hollow.
Sat 01/08/2020 Field Trips
Anthony Overs
Sun 26/07/2020 Field Trips
John Brannan
Wed 22/07/2020 Meetings
Virtual meeting - rescheduled date as above Leo Joseph - Another instalment in the ongoing saga of: “Australian bird names are all sorted out. Yes? No? Maybe?” Some updates from black-cockatoos, lorikeets, quailthrush, and grasswrens.
Sun 19/07/2020 Field Trips
Lia Battisson
Wed 15/07/2020 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson and Lia Battisson
Sun 12/07/2020 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Mon 29/06/2020 Field Trips
Ryu Callaway
Sun 21/06/2020 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Wed 17/06/2020 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 14/06/2020 Field Trips
Chris Davey
Wed 10/06/2020 Meetings
VIRTUAL meeting! Alice McGlashan - Hollow using species and nest box designs for the Canberra region
Sat 06/06/2020 Field Trips
leader required
Sat 30/05/2020 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sat 23/05/2020 Field Trips
Anthony Overs
Sun 26/04/2020 Field Trips
David McDonald
Sat 18/04/2020 Field Trips
Ryu Callaway
Wed 15/04/2020 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sat 11/04/2020 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Sun 05/04/2020 Field Trips
Nicki Taws
Sat 28/03/2020 Field Trips
Ryu Callaway
Sat 21/03/2020 Field Trips
Tobias Hiyashi
Wed 18/03/2020 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield, Jean Casburn
Sun 15/03/2020 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 11/03/2020 Meetings
Geoffrey Dabb - Encounters with the Regent Honeyeater. Danny McCreadie - A photo record of Square-tailed Kites nesting in the Adelaide Hills.
Tue 10/03/2020 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Sat 07/03/2020 Field Trips
Ryu Callaway
Sun 23/02/2020 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 19/02/2020 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 16/02/2020 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Wed 12/02/2020 Meetings
Jack Holland - Leaden and Satin Flycatchers David Lindenmayer - Changing landscapes change birds – new insights into how softwood plantations reshape temperate woodland bird communities.
Mon 10/02/2020 Field Trips
Jean Casburn
Sun 09/02/2020 Field Trips
David Dedenczuk
Sun 02/02/2020 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Sun 19/01/2020 Field Trips
Bruce Lindenmayer
Wed 15/01/2020 Meetings
COG Members’ Night – 7:30 pm, St James Uniting Church Hall, Curtin
Wed 15/01/2020 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 11/12/2019 Meetings
Black Mountain Peninsula
Sun 08/12/2019 Field Trips
David Dedenczuk
Sun 24/11/2019 Field Trips
CANCELLED
Wed 20/11/2019 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sat 16/11/2019 Field Trips
Ryu Callaway
Wed 13/11/2019 Meetings
Penny Olsen – The Night Parrot: Still Australia's Most Elusive Bird
Sun 10/11/2019 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Sat 02/11/2019 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sat 26/10/2019 Field Trips
Barbara Allan
Sun 20/10/2019 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 16/10/2019 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 13/10/2019 Field Trips
Nicki Taws
Wed 09/10/2019 Meetings
David McDonald - COG's 2019 member survey: topline findings Claire Taylor - The effect of the physical and social environment on maternal investment of cuckoo and their hosts Alistair Drake - A trip to the Top End of Australia
Sat 05/10/2019 Field Trips
John Harris
Sun 29/09/2019 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 22/09/2019 Field Trips
David McDonald
Wed 18/09/2019 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Mon 16/09/2019 Field Trips
Peter Fullagar & Sue Lashko
Sun 15/09/2019 Field Trips
Jean Casburn
Wed 11/09/2019 Meetings
Shorty Westlin - Bird baths, the benefits to the birds and you the observer Geoffrey Dabb - Some Notable Canberra Birds
Sun 08/09/2019 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sat 31/08/2019 Field Trips
Chris Davey
Sat 24/08/2019 Field Trips
Ryu Callaway
Wed 21/08/2019 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Wed 14/08/2019 Meetings
Jon Coleman - The Breeding Biology of Black Swans in Australia: A comparison between Queensland and the ACT Peter Marsack - Painting for the Australian Bird Guide
Sat 03/08/2019 Field Trips
Anthony Overs
Sun 21/07/2019 Field Trips
John Brannan
Wed 17/07/2019 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Wed 10/07/2019 Meetings
Details soon
Sat 06/07/2019 Field Trips
Michael Robbins
Sat 22/06/2019 Field Trips
Ryu Callaway
Wed 19/06/2019 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sat 15/06/2019 Field Trips
Chris Davey
Wed 12/06/2019 Meetings
Duncan McCaskill - The Canberra Garden Bird Survey, a brief overview Chris Tzaros - Out of the blue – The resurgence of the Turquoise Parrot
Sun 02/06/2019 Field Trips
David Dedenczuk
Sun 19/05/2019 Field Trips
Lia Battisson
Wed 15/05/2019 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 12/05/2019 Field Trips
Jack Holland and Jenny Bounds
Wed 08/05/2019 Meetings
Cassandra Taylor - Interactions between Australian bronze-cuckoos and their hosts Connie León - Exploring the social structure of a cooperatively breeding bird, the White-winged Chough
Sat 04/05/2019 Field Trips
Anthony Overs
Sun 28/04/2019 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Fri 19/04/2019 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Wed 17/04/2019 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 14/04/2019 Field Trips
Nicki Taws
Wed 10/04/2019 Meetings
Jack Holland - The Crescent Honeyeater Geoffrey Dabb - An overview of our grassland birds
Sun 07/04/2019 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Sun 31/03/2019 Field Trips
Terry Bell
Sat 23/03/2019 Field Trips
Michael Robbins
Wed 20/03/2019 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sat 16/03/2019 Field Trips
John Goldie and Kathy Walter
Wed 13/03/2019 Meetings
Alison Russell-French - The East Asian–Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) – a retrospective 25 years on Janet Gardner – How are Australian birds affected by climate change?
Sat 09/03/2019 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sat 02/03/2019 Field Trips
John Harris
Wed 20/02/2019 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 17/02/2019 Field Trips
David Dedenczuk
Wed 13/02/2019 Meetings
David Rees - Birds of the wetlands at Warren, NSW (video) Michael Guppy – Cracking the Code. What regulates breeding in the Bird Community at Moruya
Sun 10/02/2019 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Sun 03/02/2019 Field Trips
Chris Davey
Sun 03/02/2019 Other
COG Survey open until 13th March
Sun 27/01/2019 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson & Steve Read
Sun 20/01/2019 Field Trips
Bruce Lindenmayer
Wed 16/01/2019 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 09/01/2019 Meetings
COG Members’ Night
Wed 19/12/2018 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Wed 12/12/2018 Meetings
COG December BBQ 6pm
Sat 08/12/2018 Field Trips
Ryu Callaway
Sun 02/12/2018 Field Trips
David Dedenczuk
Sun 25/11/2018 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Wed 21/11/2018 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield Sandra Henderson
Sun 18/11/2018 Field Trips
David Dedenczuk
Wed 14/11/2018 Meetings
Alistair Drake - A trip through the Great Victoria Desert Rob Magrath - Alarm calls and eavesdropping in wild birds
Sun 11/11/2018 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Sun 04/11/2018 Field Trips
Suzi Bond
Tue 30/10/2018 Field Trips
Noel Luff
Sat 27/10/2018 Field Trips
Barbara Allan
Sat 20/10/2018 Field Trips
John Harris
Wed 17/10/2018 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 14/10/2018 Field Trips
Nicki Taws
Wed 10/10/2018 Meetings
Leo Joseph - Who Doesn’t Like A Change of Scientific Names Every Now and Then? Science, taxonomy, nomenclature and Australian birds
Sun 07/10/2018 Field Trips
Libby Keen and Sue Lashko
Sun 30/09/2018 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Tue 25/09/2018 Field Trips
Lia Battisson
Sun 23/09/2018 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 19/09/2018 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield Lindell Emerton
Sat 15/09/2018 Field Trips
Ryu Callaway
Wed 12/09/2018 Meetings
Birgita Hansen and Lori Gould - Building an understanding of habitat use, movement and migration of Latham’s Snipe
Sun 09/09/2018 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sat 01/09/2018 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Tue 28/08/2018 Field Trips
Terry Bell
Sun 26/08/2018 Field Trips
Matthew Frawley
Wed 15/08/2018 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield Sandra Henderson
Sun 12/08/2018 Field Trips
David McDonald & Martin Butterfield
Wed 08/08/2018 Meetings
Stuart Rae - Local or not so local Little Eagles Richard Allen - Birds at the Weddin Mountains – some results from a long-term study
Sat 04/08/2018 Field Trips
Anthony Overs
Sun 22/07/2018 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Wed 18/07/2018 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sat 14/07/2018 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Wed 11/07/2018 Meetings
Jack Holland – Brown and Stubble Quail, Birds of the MonthHeather McGinness - Waterbird recruitment and movements: New information for water and wetland managers
Sat 30/06/2018 Field Trips
Michael Robbins
Sat 23/06/2018 Field Trips
Chris Davey
Wed 20/06/2018 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Wed 13/06/2018 Meetings
Paul Fennell - Highlights and Lowlights of the most recent 2016-2017 ABR Richard Beggs - War against the Noisy Miner: the casus belli may not be as clear as we thought
Sun 03/06/2018 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Sun 27/05/2018 Field Trips
Jack Holland, Jenny Bounds
Sun 20/05/2018 Field Trips
Duncan McCaskill
Wed 16/05/2018 Field Trips
Lindell Emerton
Tue 15/05/2018 Field Trips
Michael Robbins
Wed 09/05/2018 Meetings
Alison Russell-French - the Woodlands and Wetlands Trust Terry Korodaj and Paul Packard – Water for the environment – rivers, wetlands, waterbirds and waterbird food!
Sun 29/04/2018 Field Trips
Jean Casburn
Wed 18/04/2018 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 15/04/2018 Field Trips
David McDonald
Wed 11/04/2018 Meetings
Michael Lenz - Where do Noisy Friarbirds go to sleep?...more pieces of the puzzle are fitting together…” Rob Heinsohn – Tool-assisted rhythmic drumming in Cape York Palm Cockatoos
Sun 08/04/2018 Field Trips
Nicki Taws
Sat 31/03/2018 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Fri 30/03/2018 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 25/03/2018 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Wed 21/03/2018 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Wed 14/03/2018 Meetings
Steve Wallace - How do avocets preen? Nicholas Carlile – Gould’s Petrel: 29 years of research and monitoring
Sun 11/03/2018 Field Trips
Michael Robbins
Sun 04/03/2018 Field Trips
Terry Bell, Terry Munro
Sun 25/02/2018 Field Trips
David Dedenczuk
Wed 21/02/2018 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sat 17/02/2018 Field Trips
John Harris
Wed 14/02/2018 Meetings
Ross Crates - Ecology and conservation of the Regent Honeyeater Barbara Allan – Summary of the 2017 COG Bird Blitz and prize
Sun 11/02/2018 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Sun 04/02/2018 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Wed 17/01/2018 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 14/01/2018 Field Trips
Bruce Lindenmayer
Wed 10/01/2018 Meetings
COG Quiz Night
Wed 20/12/2017 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Wed 13/12/2017 Meetings
COG December BBQ 6 pm
Sun 10/12/2017 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Sun 03/12/2017 Field Trips
Ryu Callaway
Sun 26/11/2017 Field Trips
Noel Luff
Sun 19/11/2017 Field Trips
Suzi Bond
Wed 15/11/2017 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Wed 15/11/2017 Field Trips
Lia Battisson
Tue 14/11/2017 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
Sun 12/11/2017 Field Trips
Jack Holland
Wed 08/11/2017 Meetings
Peter Davidson - Conservation Challenges in Norfolk Island
Sun 05/11/2017 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Sat 28/10/2017 Field Trips
Barbara Allan
Sun 22/10/2017 Field Trips
Chris Davey
Wed 18/10/2017 Field Trips
Martin Butterfield
Sun 15/10/2017 Field Trips
Bill Graham
Fri 13/10/2017 Field Trips
Sue Lashko
Wed 11/10/2017 Meetings
Geoffrey Dabb – Australian and Little RavensDebbie Saunders – Saving our Swift Parrots
Mon 09/10/2017 Field Trips
Sue Lashko, Peter Fullagar
Sun 08/10/2017 Field Trips
Nicki Taws
Fri 29/09/2017 Field Trips
Mark Clayton
Sun 24/09/2017 Field Trips
Sandra Henderson
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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