Conditions at Barmah?

To: Elizabeth Shaw <>
Subject: Conditions at Barmah?
From: Jeremy Weiss <>
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2010 08:47:52 +1100

Thanks for the help Elizabeth. Might spend a bit more time visiting Terrick 
Terrick now but it sounds like there's still some good birdlife around Barmah 
even if it's inaccessible (come on superb parrot :) )


On Oct 21, 2010, at 9:46 PM, "Elizabeth Shaw" <> 

> Hi Jeremy,
> Barmah was closed last weekend and probably will be for a while - check the 
> Parks Victoria web site.  You can still get into Lake Barmah, but that's 
> about all.  All the toilets and the Info Centre were closed.  We had a great 
> walk along Broken Creek with Plumed Whistle-ducks and a few Sacred Kingfisher 
> and other interesting birds.  Also the nearby disused quarry in John's Bridge 
> Road.  Check the sites out on the Echuca and District BOCA website.
> Don't go into the Barmah Forest from Trickey's Lane though.
> Nearby Mathoura is good though.  The bird hide at the reed beds was great for 
> mating displays of  Great Crested Grebe and Musk Duck and you can walk along 
> Gulpa Creek.
> Elizabeth Shaw
> Phillip Island
> Victoria

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