Migratory Shorebirds | World Science Festival Brisbane

South Brisbane, Brisbane Area

22 – 25 March 2018 - 


Migratory Shorebirds are extraordinary creatures.

‘Shorebirds are a diverse group of birds that comprise 10 per cent of Australia’s bird species. Most are migrants from the northern hemisphere. They make remarkable long-distance seasonal migrations and face numerous threats to their survival during these marathon journeys.’ Queensland Waders Study Group.

Artist live sketching: Well-known Brisbane ‘Shorebird’ Artist Deb Mostert will be live sketching in the foyer throughout the Festival.

Migratory Wader display of images: Enjoy a film projection of these extraordinary birds.

Floor Talk: Collection Manager Heather Janetzi alongside other experts will share the fascinating flight journey these birds take across the world.

Shorebird Origami Making: Help them create a Migratory Shorebird flock by making an origami bird to hang in their display.

Event Dates

This event occurs annually:
22 – 25 March 2018

Event Venues

Queensland Museum & Science Centre
Grey Street
South Brisbane
Queensland, Australia 4101


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