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Victorian Wader Study Group

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.

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In a ceremony at Government House on 17 November 2021, Maureen Christie, of Carpenter Rocks, was celebrated as one of 19 women on the 2021 South Australian Women’s Honour Roll. Maureen was acknowledged for her work as an environmental champion and community educator. She received a certificate from the Governor, Frances Adamson AC, on behalf…

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We are always grateful for resightings, and great images of birds that we captured as part of our long term monitoring scheme. This is the first time Sanderling AHW, photographed here by Dave Nichols at the Glenelg Estuary @GHCMA on 16/11/2021, has been since since 2017! https://t.co/8uUl4TIX60

Sanderling BSN was recently spotted by Dave Nichols at the Glenelg Estuary @GHCMA on 16/11/2021 This bird was captured as part of our long term monitoring program in South Australia 04/2019. Prior to the sighting by Dave, this bird was seen in Jiansu province, China 05/2021! https://t.co/rdDcJbdumJ

Sanderling AHL was one of many flagged birds spotted by Dave Nichols at the Glenelg Estuary @GHCMA on 16/11/2021. First banded 03/2017 in South Australia, and twice spotted in 2020 in South Australia. This international traveller was also seen in South Korea 08/2018 - amazing! https://t.co/myWlhxOuFE

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