BirdLife Castlemaine District Bird Walk

  • Date Saturday, 1 July 2023 - Saturday, 1 July 2023
  • Time 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Locations Cave Gully circuit, Guildford

Bird walk overview

The July BirdLife Castlemaine District Branch bird walk will be held on Saturday 1st July 2023 at the Cave Gully Walk, Guildford. Guildford is a typical rural village and ex-gold mining town. The walk will head off from the Guilford Cemetery, passing through various different habitats. Possible sightings include Wedge-tailed Eagle, Whistling Kite, Red-browed Finch, Dusky Woodswallow, Scarlet, Flame and Yellow Robin and the usual assortment of Honeyeaters, Thornbills etc. Your walk leader will be Bill Sampson.

Meet at the Guildford Cemetery carpark at 9:00am.

Bring: water, snacks, binoculars, sunscreen, hat, sturdy shoes.  Toilets are not available at the cemetery but there are public toilets in Guildford.


More info: castlemaine@birdlife.org.au


Getting there

From Castlemaine, take the Midland Highway toward Daylesford, travel for approx. 11 km then once at Guildford turn left onto Turner Street (opposite the John Powell Reserve). Drive 1k to the end of Turner Street and you will arrive at the carpark. (Note, Turner St becomes gravel after about 150mtrs from the Highway, do not follow the bitumen as that is Franklin St)

GPS: -37.15783, 144.17046.