Narrabundah Hill

Sun 07 April 2019 08:30am

Jack Holland

Everyone is welcome to join this outing to the Narrabundah Hill reserve.  This walk has been timed for the honeyeater migration season, with the northern and western boundaries of the reserve having some of the few currently known local migration routes.  We will walk along these two boundaries, depending on conditions and the species seen possibly along most of the western one, and we’ll either return by the same or a different path.  We will also look for other autumn birds such as the Scarlet Robin and mixed feeding flocks, or late departing summer migrants such as the gerygones.

 

This walk will start at 8:30 am to maximise the opportunity to see the honeyeaters which generally come through late in the morning at the end of March/early April (Note this is the first morning when daylight savings has ended).  Meet Jack Holland (6288 7840 or jandaholland@bigpond.com) at the parking area and stile at the NE end of the reserve, at the corner of Warragamba Avenue and Eucumbene Drive, Duffy.  Please note that the entry to this parking area is a little tricky, and is in fact about 25 metres past (on the Mount Stromlo side) the T-junction with Warragamba Avenue, and for those driving along Eucumbene Drive from Duffy involves a quite tricky 180 degrees turn, so please take care. 

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