A bird watching tour of Sydney Park lead by the City of Sydney urban ecologist. Come and learn about the different types of freshwater wetland birds that use the wetlands at Sydney Park either for breeding or feeding. We’ll be talking about the different types of birds that were once common and how this has changed over time and what the plans are for Sydney Park to create more habitat for the freshwater wetland birds. If you’re a first time twitcher come and learn the difference between a Purple Swamphen and Dusky Moorhen, or if you want a challenge keep your eyes peeled for a Latham’s Snipe or the recent Black-winged Stilt chicks.
Please check weather conditions, the event will proceeed regardless of the weater. Please be sun smart and bring bottled water - refil stations are available within the park. The event is suitable for people of all ages and abilities, park paths are hard surfaces and generally flat. If you have binoculars, bring them along but they are not needed if you don’t have them.
After registering for the event, your name will be on the guest list available with staff at the meeting place - near the cafe kiosk.