JOIN US: Wings on King 2019 Spring Surveys

"The spring has sprung,

The grass is ris

Them birds are on the Wing...'

... and its time for the Wings on King Spring Surveys

When: 7-10 November, 2019

It’s not just birds in the spring – it’s the wildflowers too…

Registrations are now Open:

Weekend Itinerary:

  • Thursday 7th at 4pm: Birding for Beginners Workshop - Cultural Centre, Currie

  • Thursday 7th at 5.30-7 pm Welcome and Team sign-up​ - Cultural Centre, Currie

  • Friday 8th and Saturday 9th: Survey work across the island ​

  • Saturday 9th Dinner and speaker – details to be confirmed​

  • Sunday 10th Field Trip: The elusive KI Brown Thornbill and KI Scrubtit – led by Mark Holdsworth. Details available on Thursday evening Welcome


Registrations are now open and close Thursday 31st October.

Visiting King Island – make your bookings ASAP

Flights, accommodation and car hire are limited and in high demand.

More about Flights and other visitor information:

Find out more about the project:

Come and join us. You will be warmly welcomed…

Photo: King Island Tasmanian Thornbill - one of King Island's 9 subspecies. Taken x Mark Binns

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Accomodation Specials for Wings on King Registered Participants

NB: To guarantee discounts, you need to provide the name of your Wings on King Assistant or proof of registration. 

King Island Breaks - offer a 15% discount for registered Wings on King participants

Island Breeze Motel - offer a10% discount for registered  Wings on King participants

Porky Beach Retreat - offer a 10% discount for registered Wings on King participants

Ettrick Rocks - offer 10% discount for registered Wings on King participants provided the booking is made on line.

Camping - is available in the grounds of the Reekara School. No showers but toilets and cooking facilities are available.  Bookings phone Linda to book in: 0488 566 448 Cost: $5 per person per night. Bring own camping gear.