Birding between Melbourne and Canberra

To: Erika Roper <>
Subject: Birding between Melbourne and Canberra
From: martin butterfield <>
Date: Fri, 24 May 2013 14:52:40 +1000
In the last few days i visited Mates Gully Rd right on the southern outskirts of Tarcutta.  I had thought it got burnt last Summer but in fact the fires seem to have started just on the village side of the TSR so it is unscathed.  The start of the TSR  is, according to Google Earth (see attached screenshot), a lick over 4km from the Hume, and the gate is quite close to the start of the Reserve. 

We couldn't spend much time there but as others in this group can attest it can be great.

On 24 May 2013 14:27, Erika Roper <> wrote:
Hello all,

I will be driving from Geelong to Canberra on Monday and though it would be good to stop at some places along the way. I was thinking of stopping at Chiltern as I have seen it mentioned many times here, but does anyone have any other suggestions of good spots for birds?



Martin Butterfield


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