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Lake Broadwater

Black swans (Cygnus atratus) Photo credit: Mike Ford

Ten determined members and friends of the Darling Downs group ventured to Lake Broadwater, south-west of Dalby at the western edge of the main cropping belt, on 24 July 2021.

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Irongate Conservation Park

Irongate is a gorgeous little conservation block just outside of Pittsworth, and it is mainly surrounded by farm land. This was our second visit to the site, almost a year to the day after our first visit, and we found an abundance of birdlife.

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Crows Nest National Park

It was a cold morning (four degrees) when we set off but it turned out to be a very enjoyable and eventful morning.

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Ravensbourne National Park

Black-faced monarch (Monarcha melanopsis) Photo: Tony Bond

Ravensbourne National Park consists mainly of rainforest with some sections of emerging eucalypt forest as well. This was our first group excursion into a rainforest area and it didn’t disappoint.