RFI Mudgee NSW - birding and accommodation

To: Paul Doyle <>, "" <>, "" <>
Subject: RFI Mudgee NSW - birding and accommodation
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Mon, 18 May 2009 23:09:37 +1000
Sounds useful, but what I meant was a guide for how to go birding with kids.  
E.g. the best playgrounds for birding, birding locations within walking 
distance of amusement parks, etc.  It might have tips on how to hide your 
optics from the kids in a small cabin, how to steady your binoculars with a 
small child on your back, what to do when your kids throw rocks in a hide, etc.

The normal books don't cover these things. Do you know I saw my first gannets 
from a monkey bar?

Peter Shute

From: Paul Doyle 
Sent: Monday, 18 May 2009 7:13 PM
To: Peter Shute; ; 
Subject: RFI Mudgee NSW - birding and accommodation

Someone already has.
Lloyd Nielsen's Birding Australia: A guide for Birders, is  sort of
combination of reference book and resource guide to other sources of
It covers the whole country divided into regions and has all sorts of useful
info: local  and regional bird books guide and other info, accommodation,
dining, tourist site, other useful websites, daylight times at different
locations and different times year, accommodation guide, suggested
itineraries in all areas, outback safety and travelling tips etc. etc.
It's self-published and can be found at
I have no connection with the author: just impressed wit the amount of info
in there.


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