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Sun, 17 Mar

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Cairns RSL and Cairns Esplanade

Wave The Waders Goodbye 2024

The migratory birds that have spent the past spring and summer on our shores are just about to return to their northern breeding grounds. Join us at our annual Wave the Waders Goodbye event.

Wave The Waders Goodbye 2024
Wave The Waders Goodbye 2024

Time and location

17 Mar 2024, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm AEST

Cairns RSL and Cairns Esplanade, 119 Esplanade, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia

About the event

Join us at our annual Wave the Waders Goodbye event.

The migratory birds that have spent the past spring and summer on our shores are just about to return to their northern breeding grounds. This event is a great opportunity to farewell the birds and to learn about these visitors and other local shorebirds which rely heavily on the quality feeding grounds provided by our beautiful Cairns Esplanade.  

Cairns RSL

13:30 – 15:00: Guest speakers: Wader count update 2023–2024 and Latest conservation status of waders by Paul Fisk and Sally Sheldon.

Cairns Esplanade

15:30 – 16:30: Wader viewing along the Esplanade opposite Cairns RSL

For more information, please contact Cairns Area Coordinator Mikey Kudo on 0402 343 610 or email kudo555@hotmail.co.jp

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