Scott Nature Reserve, Mulloon,

Sun 23 May 2021 08:30am

David McDonald

This trip replaces the one planned for 14 March, which was postponed due to wet weather.

Description: Scott Nature Reserve is in the Mulloon area, south of the Kings Highway, approximately halfway between Bungendore and Braidwood. It covers an area of 151 ha. NSW NPWS has given permission to COG to visit the Reserve. It is renowned as a stronghold of the threatened Glossy Black-Cockatoo as the Black Sheoak is prominent there. The Reserve is rarely visited by birders.

eBird hotspots: none yet. I have nominated the Reserve as a hotspot.

Meeting time and place: 08:30 am at the car park of Mick Sherd Oval, Gibraltar Street, Bungendore: ‑35.254229, 149.444036

Walking distance: 7 km approx.

Degree of difficulty: moderate to difficult as it commences and ends with climbing over a gate and 1 km of bush-bashing. The rest is on a good track.

End time (approx.): 12:30 pm

What to bring: water & morning tea

Numbers limited: yes

Name of leader: David McDonald

Registration is essential at email, or phone/text the leader on 0416 231 890 – please provide your name and mobile phone number, as well as an emergency contact name and number.


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