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Aboriginal Discovery ranger, Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve. Photo: Rob Cleary/Seen Australia

Muttonbirds by moonlight

Muttonbirds by moonlight is a Stage 6 (Years 11-12) school excursion at Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve, which covers geography as a KLA. Experience a guided walk across the island as evening falls, to observe the daily return of thousands of wedge-tail shearwaters (muttonbirds) to their nesting burrows, where hungry partners or chicks await.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
Learning area
Geography
When

By arrangement. Only available between August and April when the shearwaters are present on the island.

Where
Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve in North Coast
Aboriginal ranger, Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve. Photo: Rob Cleary/Seen Australia

Muttonbirds by moonlight

Join us at twilight for a fascinating exploration of Muttonbird Island and its nesting rookery for thousands of wedge-tailed shearwaters. This Stage 2 (Years 3-4) geography excursion examines the earth’s environment in this important place.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area
Geography
When
Only available between the months of August to April when the shearwaters are present on the island.
Where
Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve in North Coast