South Coast Festival of Birds
The 2018 Festival of Birds will take place over the months of February and March. The festival includes an array of entertaining and educational community events showcasing the unique and beautiful bird fauna of the south coast of Western Australia.
MAIN EVENT: Festival of Birds Symposium
This will be held at the WA Museum – Albany, featuring high powered speakers including Professor Steve Hopper, Nic Dunlop, Sarah Comer, Boyd Wykes, Keith Lightbody, Amellia Formby and others. Includes Panel and Discussions.
Other events in Albany and other South Coast locations in 2018 include
- School based Education activities
- Bird outings and walks
- Talks at the Albany Library
- Spectacular bird photography
- Field trip
- Bird Identification
- Film Night
This Festival is supported by Lotterywest, Museum of the Great Southern, Green Skills, BirdLife WA, UWA- Albany, South Coast NRM, WA Department of Biodiversity, Conservation, and Attractions, Albany Bird Group, Gondwana Link Ltd, Yongergnow Malleefowl Centre, Bush Heritage Australia, Conservation Council of WA & others.
The Green Skills Gondwana Wetland project is supported by funding from the Western Australian Government’s State Natural Resource Management Program, supported by Royalties for Regions.