Wild Birds of the Illawarra - An introduction

Get acquainted with our local wildlife at this workshop, first in a short presentation and then out in the field at a local wetland. This course will help you find our amazing local wild birds, and answer questions about birds you have seen but weren’t able to identify. BYO binoculars if you have any.

STUDENT FEEDBACK
- Instruction in the use of binoculars
- Field trip was great
- Tutor’s enthusiasm was infectious and knowledge of bird calls was amazing
- Martin is very keen and knowledgeable, sharing his experiences is delightful
- Excellent session, lots of info shared

Course Details

Status
Course open
Date
13/08/2022 to 13/08/2022
Classes
1 sessions of 4 hours
Time
9:00 am
Price
49.00
Tutor
Martin Potter
Code
31510
Venue
WEA Wollongong
50-56 Auburn Street, Wollongong, NSW 2500

Materials Required

BRING THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS TO CLASS WITH YOU
Please bring along to the class pen and paper.

For the Field Trip bring binoculars if owned but the tutor will have spare binoculars available. All other materials including field guides will be provided by the tutor.

WHERE YOUR CLASS IS HELD
WEA Illawarra, 50 - 56 Auburn Street, Wollongong

PARKING
There is plenty of parking onsite but please DO NOT TURN RIGHT into the carpark. You could endanger yourself, any passengers and any others on the road.

The centre should be approached from the South, either at the south end of Auburn Street, or by turning into Auburn Street from Swan or West Streets.

FOOD AND DRINK
There is a Zip Tap available for those who wish to BYO cup plus tea/coffee/milk supplies.

Please bring all other food requirements with you and for WEEKEND courses ensure you BYO lunch and snacks.

CONFIRMATION OF COURSE and PURCHASE OF MATERIALS
At times WEA must cancel classes due to lack of enrolments. To avoid undue costs please do not purchase any materials until your course has been confirmed as going ahead.

Please call the WEA office on phone: 4226 1622 three days prior to the commencement of the class to confirm that it will be going ahead.

NO SMOKING AT WEA
Please note that WEA is a smoke-free business and smoking is not allowed in the building in the carparks or in any outside area on WEA property.

COVID
If you have any COVID-19 symptoms (like a fever, cough, sore/scratchy throat, shortness of breath, loss of smell or taste), you may put other people at risk. Please do not attend the college until you are feeling better.

Courses are subject to current Public Health orders and restrictions. Either a full refund or a transfer to another course will be offered to participants if the course is cancelled due to COVID restrictions.

Campus Information

Parking

There is plenty of parking onsite but please DO NOT TURN RIGHT into the carpark. You could endanger yourself, any passengers and any others on the road.

The centre should be approached from the South, either at the south end of Auburn Street, or by turning into Auburn Street from Swan or West Streets.

Food and Drink

There is a Zip Tap available for those who wish to BYO cup plus tea/coffee/milk supplies.

Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions there will be no supplies or utensils available at the WEA to make refreshments or to use for the consumption of food.

Please BYO refreshments for your use only.

Confirmation of Course and Purchase of Materials

At times WEA must cancel classes due to lack of enrolments. To avoid undue costs please do not purchase any materials until your course has been confirmed as going ahead.

Please call the WEA office on phone: (02) 4226 1622 three days prior to the commencement of the class to confirm that it will be going ahead.

No Smoking

Please note that WEA is a smoke-free business and smoking is not allowed in the building in the carparks or in any outside area on WEA property.

COVID and your Safety

WEA Illawarra operates according to the current Public Health orders and restrictions.

ALL WEA Illawarra teaching and admin staff are double vaccinated.

WEA Illawarra recommends the following for students and visitors to the college:
– Double vaccination – highly recommended
– Mask wearing – optional
– Scanning on to Service NSW – optional
– Self-distancing – recommended
– If you are feeling unwell – notify staff immediately

Courses are subject to current Public Health orders and restrictions. Either a full refund or a transfer to another course will be offered to participants if the course is cancelled due to COVID restrictions.