Victorian Wader Study Group

VWSG FIELDWORK PROGRAMME

January to June 2016

DATEPLACE AND OBJECTIVESTide time
and height (m)
Sun 3 JanYallock Creek
Small waders and Red-necked Avocet
08.282.77
Fri 15 Jan to
Sun 17 Jan
Yallock Creek and Stockyard Point
Small waders and Red-necked Avocet
(Stay at Pat Mcwhirter's house at Tooradin)
18.46
07.15
19.36
07.53
2.78
3.04
2.80
2.98
Tue 19 JanBarralliar Island
Small waders
09.122.81
Sat 30 JanRhyll
Bar-tailed Godwit
07.002.89
Sat 6 Feb to
Sat 28 Feb
AWSG NWA 2016 Wader and Tern Expedition to Broome and 80 Mile Beach.
Wed 10 Feb to
Wed 17 Feb
King Island
Ruddy Turnstone
14.44
07.10
1.36 to 1.25
Wed 2 MarCount of Nooramunga part of Corner Inlet08.272.51
Thurs 3 Mar to
Sun 6 Mar
Corner Inlet
Bar-tailed Godwit, Red Knot and Oystercatcher
(Accommodation at Village Hall, Mann's Beach)
08.58 to
10.40
2.52 to 2.47
Sat 12 MarStockyard Point
Pied Oystercatchers
17.373.03
Wed 23 Mar to
Thurs 31 Mar
(Easter)
South Australia
Ruddy Turnstone and Sanderling
14.31 to 18.200.74 to 0.94
Sat 9 Apr to
Sun 10 Apr
Yallock Creek
Deployment of geolocators on Red-necked Stint
14.26
15.23
3.04
3.19
Sat 7 May to
Sun 8 May
Rhyll
Pied Oystercatcher and Bar-tailed Godwit
14.26
15.23
3.04
3.19
Mon 23 May to
Wed 25 May
Roussac Point, Charles Hall Road and Barry Beach
Pied and Sooty Oystercatcher
(Stay at Rosemary's house in Yanakie)
14.49
15.35
16.15
2.42
2.59
2.62
Wed 22 JunStockyard Point
Pied Oystercatcher
14.333.05
Fri 1 JulCount of Nooramunga part of Corner Inlet09.002.49
Sat 2 Jul to
Tue 5 Jul
Corner Inlet
Pied and Sooty Oystercatcher and wintering Bar-tailed Godwit and Red Knot
(Stay at Rosemary's house at Yanakie)
10.04 to
13.35
2.49 to
2.61

 

PARTICIPATION ARRANGEMENTS

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.

Penny Johnspennyjohns@hotmail.com
0419 366 507
Rob Patrickrob@farmingminds.com.au
0408 429 944

 

OTHER VWSG 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@federation.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