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2019 event: Sneak preview of great lineup

The program for 2019 is still being finalised, but we are delighted to announce some of our headline speakers:

Author Talk: Tim Low

We are thrilled that Tim Low, the author of the bestselling book, Where Song Began, is a keynote speaker at this year’s festival.

Festival opening night with Sean Dooley

Don’t miss the fun of our opening night, with everyone’s favourite birder Sean Dooley. Author of The Big Twitch, editor of Australian Birdlife magazine, and former holder of the Australian Big Year twitching record, Sean is an entertaining speaker with boundless enthusiasm for birding and life. Don’t miss it.

Learn about the evolution of birds

We are delighted that Dr Jackie Nguyen, an avian palaeontologist at the Australian Museum, is returning to the Festival after her widely praised talk last year. 

Discover what makes Shoalhaven Heads special

Members of Birdlife Shoalhaven and other birdwatching groups will be conducting walks to their favourite vantage points and helping your spot local and visiting birds. More details to come.