2021 Spring Surveys

Dates: 22nd October - 22nd November, 2021

Registrations are now open and close on 20th October -

or contact Kate Ravich, 0417487263 if you need more time. 

Because of COVID travel restrictions, surveys will be conducted over a month to

allow more options and flexability.  

These surveys are the 10th Wings on King surveys to be run completing the first

5 years which is very exciting. 

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2021 Wings on King Autumn Surveys - 22nd-25th April

together with

Orange bellied Parrot Blitz - 22nd April - 2nd May

in association with Friends of the OBP


Having not been able to hold weekend surveys in 2020 due to COVID we are very excited to once again be able to undertake a weekend survey weekend and invite everyone interested in helping us to take care of King Island by taking part in the Wings on King surveys and/or searching for the Orange-bellied Parrot when it migrates through.

Many of the survey sites are on private land - places you don't normally get to - but to ensure their and your safety you MUST register before taking part.






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 ITINERARY 22-25th April

The Program:

Orientation and Team formation

  • Thursday 22nd: 5.30 pm at the Cultural Centre where there will be an exhibition of King Island Threatened Bird Species and welcome refreshments provided.

  • Friday 23rd: orientation at the Airport for those coming from Hobart. Kate will meet the plane.

  • For anyone arriving earlier than 22nd April who wish to participate in the OBP Blitz, please contact Kate Ravich, 0417487263 for arrangements.


Wings on King: Friday 23- Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th if necessary

OBP: Thursday 22 April-- Sunday 2nd May 

Social Events

Saturday 24th: Dinner with guest speakers:

  • Barry Baker and Mark Holdsworth - Threatened Bird Species of King Island - 'What we know and what we are learning

  • Matthew Fielding - 'Impact of Ravens on Black Currawong on Flinders and King Islands


Art Exhibition

Endangered, Endemic, Extinct"  an exhibition at the King Island Cultural Centre of works by artist Therese Gabriel Wilkins https://theresegabrielwilkinsart.weebly.com/blog