GARDEN BIRDS ( BIRDS Photo © Janet MacphersonWATERFOWLGAME BIRDSPARROTS - Photo © Colin MorganGRASS FINCHES Photo by JJ Harrison (  (Courtesy of FINCHES (Photo courtesy of Photo © Janet MacphersonSPECIALISED BIRDS Photo by JJ Harrison ( ( and Raptor taken by Janet Macpherson at Featherdale © Janet Macpherson
The Joy of Keeping Birds - The Aviculutral Society of NSW (ASNSW - Home Page)
Conservation - Parramatta River Red-rump Parrot ProjectPRRRP Nest Boxes


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Speaker Next Meeting and details regarding
our presence at the Sydney Royal Easter Show 2023

Tuesday, 4th April 2023

Burnside Community Hall
3 Blackwood Place, Oakhurst (temporary venue remains in place for our April meeting)


The speaker this month is Bruce Hockley speaking on Backyard Birds.

Most recent article on our website by Bruce Hockley, transcribed from his last presentation at our October 20019 meeting (before COVID), was on his Incrediable Trip to Africa!

Other Business

If you have any notices for rule changes or committee nominations  etc., please bring them up at this meeting. All positions will be declared vacant.

Sales Table

The Brincat family will be bringing some bird health products. To be sure they bring what you want, please let them know of any products you are after from the list displayed below. They also have a wide range of other products not on the list, including nest boxes and carry cages.

Saes Table List of Items


Light supper with food and drinks and a chance to catch up with fellow birders!


Prizes on the night for our usual raffle tickets (3 tickets for $5) which are sold at each meeting and drawn during supper. The sale of these tickets goes towards helping to cover costs for the use of the meeting room.

Visitors are always welcome. We love to meet new people and learn from each other's birding experiences. So come along and be entertained, informed, amused and have a great social and happy experience with fellow birders.


Evening concludes at 10:00pm.

Next Meeting:  Tuesday, 2nd May 2023 (Annual General Meeting)

If you have any notices for rule changes or committee nominations  etc., please bring them up at our meeting on Tuesday, 4th April 2023. All positions will be declared vacant.

Sydney Royal Easter Show

Where:  Meet us in the Pet Pavilion
When:  6th to the 17th April | 9.00am-8.30pm daily

Meet us in the Pet Pavilion

Royal Easter Show - Show Guide (full details)

The Avicultural Society of New south Wales will be promoting aviary birds in conjunction with the Finch Society of Australia.

The Finch Society of Australia will have an exhibition of various finches in a large aviary setup to show the birds.

The Avicultural Society of New South Wales will have a tame parrot display featuring birds from Andrew's Bird and Pet Palace. The public will be able to get a close view of these birds.

Both displays will be on view every day that the show is open, 6th -17th April from approximately 10am to 5pm.

Learn about the ASNSW Conservation Trust

ASNSW Conservation Trust - Over 80 Years of Aviculture - Parramatta River Red Rump Parrot Project (PRRRP)

Learn about the conservation work –– How we are helping our
feathered friends in the wild and how you could be involved

We look forward to meeting with you and learning
about your particular interest in birds

Society's Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month (except for January) at our temporary venue at Burnside Gardens Community Centre until advised by Council that the refurbishments at our Ermington Community Centre at Ermington (next to the Ermington Branch Library) have been completed.