Plains-wanderer Weekend Information 2011
Celebrating 31 years of plains-wanderering!
26 & 27 November 2011 (booked out)
10 & 11 December 2011 (booked out)
New Year's Eve 2011 Plains-wanderer Weekend: (one place left).
Meeting places in Deniliquin: Peppin Motor Inn 03 58812722 and the Riverside Caravan Park 03 58811284
AOS's Deniliquin telephone numbers:
03 58 81 3378, mobile 0427 030007
AOS's Melbourne telephone numbers:
03 9820 4223, mobile: 04173 10200
Starting time options: 6.30 a.m. Saturday or 3.00 p.m. Saturday (approximately). Back at 1 — 1.30 p.m.
Re-collected: 3 — 3.30 pm.
Finishing time: 1.00 — 1.30 p.m. Sunday.The starting time on Sunday morning will depend on how late we are out on Saturday night.
Suggested Accommodation: A cabin at the Riverside Caravan Park is a good place to stay, particularly if you'd prefer to self-cater. http://www.deniliquinriversidecaravanpark.com.au/
Costs for PW Weekend: $270 AUD if starting at 6.30 a.m. or $250 AUD if starting at 3.00 p.m.
Deposit when booking: $50 AUD. Balance prior to the Plains-wanderer Weekend
What you will need to bring: food, binoculars, telescope if you have one, insect repellent, sunscreen, hat and water bottle.
An old pair of sandshoes for wading (only applicable when there is something to wade in - check with Patricia)
Group size: preferred size 8 participants; however special circumstances may allow 10 participants.
Bookings: A.O.S, P.O.Box 385, South Yarra 3141 Victoria Australia Please make cheques payable to AOS Pty Ltd
Checklist of species seen on the 2009 & 2010 seasons' plains-wanderer weekends
Species seen on 2006, 2007 & 2008 weekends
Species seen on plains-wanderer weekends 2003 & 2004 & 2005
owlet nightjar 20 October 08
all photos by Philip Maher