Fieldwork 2022 January – June

DATEPLACE AND OBJECTIVESTIDE TIMETIDE HEIGHT (m)
Fri 7 JanStockyard Point, Western Port
Small waders and/or large waders. Collection of juvenile percentage data.
17152.72
Mon 10 Jan to
Tues 11 Jan
Yallock Creek
Small waders. Geolocator retreival and collection of juvenile percentage data.
Meet 1400 on Mon 10 Jan to set net.
Stay overnight at Harewood House
07562.79
Sun 23 JanCannon net training at Yallock Creek
This will be aimed at those with less experience but anyone welcome
17132.61
Mon 7 to Wed 9 FebCorner Inlet
Bar-tailed Godwit and Red Knot
Set net Monday afternoon (meet at Manns Beach)
Subject to PV boat availability
0730
0800
2.57
2.53
Sat 12 FebFoSSE AGM
11am at The Campbell’s residence, 22 Lindsay Steet, Mount Gambier.
Sat 5 MarYallock Creek (ONLY IF NEEDED)
Retrieval of geolocators from Red-necked Stint and Curlew Sandpipers
16092.78
Fri 18 to Mon 28 MarKing Island
Retrieve and deploy geolocators and collect percent juvenile data on Ruddy Turnstone
Sat 2 Apr to Sat 9 AprSouth Australia
Retrieve and deploy geolocators on Ruddy Turnstone
(Sat 2 April is a travelling day to S.A.)
Sun 10 Apr to Thurs 14 AprDiscovery Bay, Victoria
Targeting Sanderling and flag reading
Mon 18 AprilStockyard Point
Pied Oystercatchers
14182.93
Sat 14 May or Sun 15 May TBCGet together for equipment repair, awarding of Minton medal and life memberships
Mon 16 MayRhyll
Pied Oystercatchers or Bar-tailed Godwit
12532.88
Tues 14 Jun to Thur 16 JunCorner Inlet
Overwintering Bar-tailed Godwit and Red Knot
Set net Tues 14 Jun
Stay overnight on 14 and 15 at Yanakie (Subject to PV boat availability)
1344
1452
2.58
2.70
June / JulyProposal to assist the Game Management Authority with duck catching. Details to follow.

Additional fieldwork will be considered for this period and you will be advised accordingly.