The Victorian Wader Study Group (VWSG) began its activities in 1975. The VWSG’s primary objective is to conduct a long-term comprehensive study of waders and terns throughout Victoria. This is achieved primarily through capture and release of birds at key high tide roosts.
The VWSG is a non-profit organisation and is made up of around 140 volunteers.
The link to participate in the conference and interact with the VWSG presentation on Thursday 30th July is now available. You won’t need a Twitter account to interact through this platform. https://scbgreatermelbourne.wordpress.com/live-feed-from-scbmelb20-twitter-conference/Continue reading #SCBMelb20 Twitter conference update
A regular winter visitor to our shores is the Double-banded Plover. These birds have a rather "different" migratory strategy - breeding on the banks of braided rivers in New Zealand and spending the winters along the Australian coastline. Another great image by Jo Wolff https://t.co/BOj8DXCwJE
Great picture from the @audubonsociety - all those plover legs! Piping Plovers, not found in Australia or the EAA Flyway are a near threatened plover species from North America. twitter.com/audubonsociety…