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Hunter Local Land Services birds of Gloucester Tops information night

Crescent Honeyeater. Photo supplied
Crescent Honeyeater. Photo supplied

Bird lovers are invited to an information night all about the flying creatures that live at Gloucester Tops, a place known for its diverse and spectacular scenery and native wildlife.

Come along and join like-minded bird enthusiasts and people just interested in the local environment for an evening of learning all about birds of the Gloucester Tops area.

Hunter Local Land Services is hosting an information session in Gloucester on Monday, October 28 with presenter Dr Alan Stuart from the Hunter Bird Observers Club.

Dr Stuart said the evening will focus on the amazing diversity of birds in the Gloucester Tops area.

"You will hear about some interesting local research in your own backyard ,including the use of a song meter to identify birds," Dr Stuart explained.

"You'll also find out how you could be part of the effort to survey and help save local endangered species."

The event is being held at the Gloucester Soldiers Club on Monday, October 28 from 6pm.

A light dinner will be provided and bookings are essential to reserve your place.

For more information or to reserve a seat, contact Daniel Trudgeon from Hunter Local Land Services on 0419 436 185 or reserve via this link https://hunterlls.wufoo.com/forms/my2fpk21jwtgx5/

This event has been supported by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service and the information night has been coordinated by Hunter Local Land Services.

Did you know?

Annual spring surveys between 2010 and 2016 in a 5000 hectare area in the Gloucester Tops recorded 71 bird species, within a study area at altitudes greater than 1100 metres.