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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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Stockyard Point catch cancelled

Please note the catch scheduled for May 26 at Stockyard Point has been cancelled due to a lack of trasnport options for equipment at the site. Coastal erosion has washed away so much of the beach that it is no longer possible to get a vehicle down there.

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In case you missed it. A really intersting conversation about shorebird migration and pollution exposure on the EAAF. twitter.com/pintofscienceA…

In case you missed it - Bird Mark has recently been launched. Seen a banded or flagged wader along the EAAF? Following submission, you will get a detailed report including the original banding location, and all previous resightings. vhost2009.hosted-sites.deakin.edu.au/importing/abou… https://t.co/d9OTziE1LL

Hooded Plovers are endemic to Australia, and many organisations are doing lots of great work to help these little birds. Check out the beach nesting birds program for more information! birdlife.org.au/projects/beach… twitter.com/AusLandcare/st…

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