Tickets now on sale

We are delighted to say that the tickets for our fledgling festival are now on sale at This year we are holding the event at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre, so numbers are limited. Next year we plan to utilise a number of venues throughout the village, all within easy walking distance, so more […]

Heads Bowlo supports Festival

Shoalhaven Heads Bowling & Recreation Club has come on board as a sponsor of our fledgling festival, after seeing the potential for it to build community and encourage an appreciation of how special Shoalhaven Heads is as a birdwatching destination. We thank the Board and management for their support. A special pre-Festival event will be […]

Author to speak at Festival

Harry Sadler, author of the new book The Eastern Curlew, is traveling from Melbourne to Shoalhaven Heads to talk at the first Bird Haven Festival. Every year around August, large flocks of Eastern Curlews leave their breeding grounds in the Arctic and embark on a perilous 10,000km journey to the coast of Australia. The birds […]

South Coast beach safer for Hoodies

Council rescinds decision after BirdLife advocacy After persuasive, science-based advocacy from BirdLife Australia, Shoalhaven Council recently rescinded a motion to allow a 12-month trial of a 24/7 off-leash zone at Cudmirrah Beach, Sussex Inlet, due to the adverse effects that unleashed dogs would have on the beach-nesting birds that live there, particularly the small local […]