We have a social outing coming up at the Hunter Wetlands, Shortland on Friday 10th November 2023.
These Wetlands are a mecca for a multitude of birdlife, with some 217 species represented in some 56 families having been recorded there, including waterbirds, migratory waders, pigeons, parrots and honeyeaters just to mention some. Ibis, egrets, ducks and frogs also call this place home, while a number of endangered and vulnerable species are also found here. In addition to these and other living creatures, the Wetlands Centre has its own nursery, specializing in native plant species including shrubs, grasses and water/wetlands plants. Such diversity lends itself to a photographer’s windfall, and as such and in conjunction with Digipals, we will be providing you with a list of set subjects to capture with your camera or phone for review at a later date.
The Wetlands Centre provides free car parking with disabled parking and set-down zone, ramps and a lift from the visitor centre to ground level, hard stand gravel and mown grass trails, along with wheelchair accessible toilets. Details for the day are as follows;
When: Friday 10th November 2023
Time: 9.30am – Morning Tea
10.00am – Explore and photography
11.30am – 12.00pm???? – Lunch (optional)
Cost: Entry – $5.00 (senior/pensioner), M/Tea, Lunch – at your expense
The usual outdoor activity ‘necessaries’ are suggested, including comfortable walking shoes, hat/cap, insect repellent, sunscreen and, of course, your camera/phone. You might like to print out the walking trail map and bring it with you for obvious reasons (wetlands.org.au).
Please click here to download the attendance form, complete the details and submit. As always, we need this information to keep track of everyone attending. If you send in the form indicating your intention to attend and then find you are unable to come, please give me a call so the group is not held up unnecessarily. Please also check your emails regularly before this adventure for any further change/cancellation due to weather etc.
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