Victorian Wader Study Group

VWSG FIELDWORK PROGRAMME

January to June 2013

DATEPLACE AND OBJECTIVESTide time
and height (m)
Fri 4 Jan to
Mon 6 Jan
Yallock Creek & Stockyard Point
Red-necked Stint and Curlew Sandpiper
Stay overnight at Harewood House, Tooradin
18.30 to
07.15
2.63 to
2.81
Tues 15 JanBarwon Heads
Bar-tailed Godwit and Red Knot
15.211.49
Fri 1 FebSandy Point
Sanderling
16.341.45
Wed 6 to
Sat 9 Feb
Corner Inlet
Small to medium waders
(stay at Manns Beach Hall)
08.40
11.11
2.67
2.58
Mon 11 FebRhyll
Bar-tailed Godwit
14.102.56
Mon 18 FebBarralliar Island
Red-necked Stint and Curlew Sandpiper
07.002.74
23 Feb to
16 Mar
AWSG Expedition Broome WA
Sat 9 MarBarry Beach
Red-necked Stint
10.032.52
Thurs 21 MarFlinders
Sooty Oystercatcher
06.371.34
Wed 27 Mar to
Thurs 4 April (Easter)
King Island
Ruddy Turnstone
12.48 to
18.21
1.30 to
1.58
Tues 9 April to
Wed 17 April
South Australia
Ruddy Turnstone and Sanderling
13.24 to
15.41
1.01 to
1.18
Fri 26 AprilFairhaven – French Island
Pied Oystercatcher
13.102.82
Sat 27 AprilStockyard Point
Pied Oystercatcher
14.093.01
Thurs 9 MayInverloch
Oystercatcher
11.451.49
Sat 11 MayRhyll
Pied Oystercatcher or Bar-tailed Godwit
14.132.97
Sat 25 to
Mon 27 May
Barry Beach, Roussac Point and Charles Hall Road
Pied and Sooty Oystercatchers
Stay at Rosemary Davidsonπs, Yanakie
12.40 to
15.02
2.40 to
2.68
Sat 22 June to
Tues 25 June
Corner Inlet - Nooramunga
Bar-tailed Godwit, Pied & Sooty Oystercatcher
Stay at Rosemary Davidsonπs, Yanakie
10.57 to
14.35
2.42 to
2.69

In addition to the above further fieldwork to is likely to be arranged during this period at places such as Barwon Heads, Inverloch, French Island, Flinders and the Gippsland Lakes. This will depend on recce information. Members will be notified by email of any activities added to the programme.

 

CONTACTS

Clive Minton165 Dalgetty Rd, Beaumaris. 3193.
9589 4901 (h)
0427 831 080 (field only)
mintons@ozemail.com.au
Roz Jessop0427 521 857
moonbird39@gmail.com
Susan Taylor5182 5470 (h)
5183 9104 (w)
0428 839 104
susan.taylor@delwp.vic.gov.au
Birgita Hansen0428 591 810
b.hansen@ballarat.edu.au
Doris Graham9482 2112 (h) phone and fax
grahamdm@melbpc.org.au
Messages 0409 230 341
Rosemary Davidson9885 8231 (h)
5687 1322 (Yanakie)
rosiedavidson@iprimus.com.au
Ken Gosbell9878 9722
0429 804 524 (field only)
ken@gosbell.id.au
Robyn Atkinson5251 3177 (h)
0429 965 271
atkinson@hugonet.com.au
Dave Cropley9763 6073 (h)
scropley7@bigpond.com
Prue Wright9489 7508 (h)
0404 002 745
prue327@gmail.com

The meeting time is normally 5 hours before high tide.

Please try and let Penny or Rob know, by email or by phone, several days before each fieldwork activity if you are planning to participate. This greatly helps reduce the number of phone calls which organizers have to make to complete a satisfactory team for each activity.