Club participation provides:
- Convivial company in which to pursue your interest in birds
- All sorts of advice relating to birds and birdwatching
- Opportunities to participate in useful research in a coordinated way
- Club nights with guest speakers
- A monthly newsletter
- The Annual Bird Report
- Access to the club’s comprehensive library of books, videos, audio cassettes, CDs and slides which may be borrowed by members
- A program of field trips to local and exotic destinations
- A variety of discounts at participating stores – HBOCmembershipbenefits_web0416
Access to Newcastle Wetlands Reserve
HBOC members have regained access to Newcastle Wetlands Reserve, where a locked gate was recently installed by NSW Roads & Maritime Services. Contact a committee member for details about how access is able to be achieved.
Handbook of Birds of the World (HBW)
HBOC has a group subscription to HBW, which allows members to have access to an on-line copy of it (with certain restrictions). Contact a committee member for details about how access is able to be achieved.