Pejar and Crookwell

Sun 06 February 2022 07:30am

Bill Graham

Location: Pejar Dam, Jean Todkill Park Dam (Crookwell)

Description: Both dams are hotspots for raptors; Pejar has had 11 species and Jean Todkill 10 including Little Eagle, Black Kite and Spotted Harrier. Many waterbirds are present with highlights being Great-crested Grebes, Musk Duck, Blue-billed Duck and Whiskered TernFairy Martins occur on St Stephens Road.

Meeting time and place: Netball Centre Lyneham at 7.30 am for carpooling.

Walking distance: Pejar Dam (St Stephens Road 0.5 km, main picnic area 1 km, North Arm 1 km) and Jean Todkill Park Dam 1 km.

Degree of difficulty: easy

End time: 4.30 pm at Lyneham

What to bring: water, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, sunscreen, water, sturdy shoes, hat. A scope would be useful.

Participants must register with the leader at least 36 hours in advance, providing their name and mobile number, and the name and mobile number of an emergency contact

Numbers limited to 16.

Name of leader and contact details:  Bill Graham at 0466874723 or

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