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‘Birding in the Zone of Happiness’ with Steve Popple

23 October 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Sunshine Coast shore bird display

We all know that the Sunshine Coast is a great place to live but do you also know that for birders it is the ultimate “Zone of Happiness”. Since 2015 the Sunshine Coast branch of Birdlife Australia has been running an annual bird watching competition with a difference. This competition has been instrumental in attracting a broad demographic of new participants to the joys of birding in a social online environment. At a time when many community groups are struggling to attract a new generation of members, is the online environment the key to remaining relevant?

Steve Popple has been an avid birder all his life and his presentation will explore the motivation, pitfalls and citizen science benefits of competitive birdwatching and simple ways you can increase your success in finding new birds.

Register to attend

The forum will be live at the Environment Centre for limited numbers owing to COVID restrictions, starting at 10.30am. To come to the event, it is essential to pre- register.  Remember numbers are limited, so please register as soon as you can and then cancel if you are unable to attend. This is important so someone else can take your place. If you are having problems, call 0405 360 549 for help. 


23 October 2020
9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Noosa Parks Association Environment Centre
5 Wallace Drive, Wallace Park,
Noosaville, QLD 4566 Australia
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