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The Queensland Finch Society is based in Brisbane, Australia but has members worldwide who subscribe to receive the monthly magazine "Finch News" and participate in other Society activities. Members in south-east Queensland are encouraged to attend general meetings which are normally held on the first Friday of every month at 8pm (doors open 7pm) at Morningside School of Arts Hall, Cnr Wynnum & Thynne Roads, Morningside, Brisbane. They feature a Guest Speaker, a Sales Table stocked with seed and a wide range of breeding aids, birds for sale and the club Library. Non-members and guests are also encouraged to attend. QFS also stages out of Brisbane meetings, aviary visits, bird sales, auctions, bird shows and other events at various times during the year.

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by Gary Fitt
Learn the tricks and easy way to breed bush flies as an exceptional source of live food for your finches.
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Coming Events 2017

Date: November 6, 2017

Title: "AGM plus"

Speakers: Gary Fitt (Qld)

The status of Australia's grassfinches - declines and conservation efforts

Australia boasts a rich fauna of Estrildid finches often referred to as grassfinches with some 18 species covering the continent from the rich grasslands of the Kimberley to the cool forests of Tasmania. Collectively the grassfinches are a colourful and interesting component of Australia s granivorous bird communities and are also popular species in aviculture.

While many of the species remain abundant there are a number which have declined dramatically in abundance and/or in distribution and in some cases have become symbolic of the impacts of major environmental transformation. The decline of the Gouldian Finch across northern Australia and more recently the Black throated finch in eastern Queensland have helped highlight the impacts of land use change, climate change and human impact.

In this presentation I will focus on the causes of decline and possibilities for rehabilitation for some particularly iconic species the Gouldian, Black throated finch, Diamond Firetail and the Southern Star finch.

 


 

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QFS Out of Brisbane Meetings

 QFS Meeting in Tamworth

November 19 2011 saw an excellent turnout of finch enthusiasts for the QFS meeting in Tamworth. Members and friends from as far as Sydney heard three excellent talks, enjoyed a finch ID competition
and tried hard to win in the raffle.

If you would like to suggest a
QFS meeting in your region just contact the President and put
your case forward!

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