Victorian Wader Study Group

VWSG FIELDWORK PROGRAMME

May to December 2010

DATEPLACE AND OBJECTIVESTide time
and height (m)
Sat 1 MayCharles Hall Road
Sooty Oystercatcher
14.552.58
Sat 15 MayStockyard Point
Pied Oystercatcher
14.072.97
Sat 12 June
Roz Jessop, Jon Fallaw
Rhyll
Pied Oystercatcher & Bar-tailed Godwit
12.382.83
Sun 13 JuneEast Corner Inlet Count (Nooramunga NP)
(Clive Minton)
12.352.33
Mon 14 JuneWest Corner Inlet Count
(Peter Dann)
13.332.40
Fri 25 to
Mon 28 June

Susan Taylor
Corner Inlet (Nooramunga NP)
Pied and Sooty Oystercatcher and overwintering Bar-tailed Godwit
(Stay at Rosemary Davidsonπs)
10.56 to
13.50
2.35 to
2.37
Tues 13 JulyStockyard Point
Pied Oystercatcher
14.022.99
Sun 25 July
Roz Jessop, Jon Fallaw
Rhyll
Pied Oystercatcher & Bar-tailed Godwit
12.122.70
Sat 14 AugustBarry Beach
Pied and Sooty Oystercatcher
(Stay at Rosemary Davidsonπs)
15.102.53
Sun 15 AugustRoussac Point
Pied and Sooty Oystercatcher
15.572.61
Sat 28 AugustVWSG AGM (Clive & Patπs house) 10am – 10pm
10am Equipment maintenance, 4pm AGM, 7-10pm Talks
Small charge to cover meal costs applies
Sat 11 SeptemberStockyard Point
Pied Oystercatcher
14.47*2.91
Sun 31 OctoberFlinders
Ruddy Turnstone – geolocator retrieval
06.151.48
Thurs 4 NovemberMud Islands
Crested and Caspian Tern
09.491.31
Fri 5 to Wed 10 NovemberKing Island
Ruddy Turnstone – geolocator retrieval
10.53 to
14.31
1.32 to
1.44
Fri 12 to Mon 15 NovemberQueenscliff
Bar-tailed Godwit, Red Knot
*05.03 to
06.57
1.60 to
1.39
Tues 30 November
Dave Cropley
Mud Islands
Crested and Caspian Tern
12.24Low tide
Sat 11 December
Susan Taylor
Sandy Point, near Wilsonπs Prom
Sanderling
16.251.34
Wed 15 December
Dave Cropley
Mud Islands
Crested and Caspian Tern
12.53Low tide
Tues 21 December
Roz Jessop, Jon Fallaw
The Nobbies, Phillip Island
Crested Tern
18.08Low tide
Wed 22 December
Susan Taylor
Clonmel Island, Corner Inlet
Caspian & Crested Tern
12.092.10
Tues 28 to Thurs 30 DecemberWerribee SF
Small waders
08.43 to
09.57
0.90 to
0.90

*at Port Phillip Heads, Two hours later in Swan Bay

 

CONTACTS

Clive Minton165 Dalgetty Rd, Beaumaris. 3193.
9589 4901 (h)
0427 831 080 (field only)
mintons@ozemail.com.au
Roz Jessop0427 521 857
moonbird@waterfront.net.au
Susan Taylor5182 5470 (h)
5183 9104 (w)
0428 839 104
susan.taylor@dse.vic.gov.au
Birgita Hansen0428 591 810
Birgita.Hansen@sci.monash.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
Robyn.Atkinson@sjog.org.au
Dave Cropley9763 6073 (h)
scropley7@bigpond.com
Prue Wright9489 7508 (h)
0404 002 745
prue327@bigpond.net.au

The meeting time is normally 5 hours before high tide.

Please contact relevant team leader several days before each fieldwork date to check on details.

Activities listed are dependent on satisfactory recce information. Other catching will be added to the programme at short notice if opportunities/needs arise.