As well as offering birdwatching opportunities, BirdLife Southern NSW also conducts a number of bird conservation projects, as well as educational and awareness-raising programs, including the ever-popular EagleCam.
BirdLife Southern NSW holds regular, free, guided bird walks around the Newington Armoury, at 10:00 am on the last Sunday of each month.
You can watch the Discovery Centre’s resident pair of White-bellied Sea-Eagles on their nest on EagleCAM, which provides bird lovers, researchers and scientists with 24-hour access into the lives of these feathered celebrities.
Forming part of a national recovery effort for the Critically Endangered Regent Honeyeater, the long-running Capertee Valley Regent Honeyeater Recovery Project conducts activities that include research, monitoring and tree-planting along the Capertee Valley (about 50 km north of Lithgow) – the most important of the regularly used breeding areas for the species – which will also benefit a range of other declining and threatened woodland bird species.
The Cowra Woodland Birds Project was initiated to address concerns that woodland birds were declining in rural landscapes in the Cowra district, the Cowra Woodland Birds project conducts quarterly bird surveys, as well as habitat restoration and conservation.
Managed by BirdLife Australia’s Birds in Backyards program, the Powerful Owl Project educates the community about Powerful Owls, conducts workshops, and encourages the community to monitor breeding pairs of Powerful Owls across Sydney and surrounding districts.