Education and courses

Bird Week at Eyre: Birds and Fire in the Mallee

  • Date Sunday, 15 October 2023 - Saturday, 21 October 2023
  • Locations Eyre Bird Observatory

Bird Week at Eyre: Birds and Fire in the Mallee

Examine and compare the burnt and unburnt sites around Eyre, including specific groups of Mallee birds in the context of the fires. Participate in the Aussie Backyard Bird Count and Australia’s longest-running beach count of shorebirds. Facilitated by Peter Sandilands.  Cost of $650 for 6 nights.

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Getting There

The turnoff from the Eyre Highway to the Observatory is 17km east of Cocklebiddy.

The track to the Observatory is suitable for four-wheel drive only.

A pickup and drop-off service is offered by the Caretakers of Eyre Bird Observatory for guests without a 4X4 and who are staying two or more nights. Booking is essential for overnight stays.