Fieldwork 2022 January – June
|DATE||PLACE AND OBJECTIVES||TIDE TIME||TIDE HEIGHT (m)|
|Fri 7 Jan||Stockyard Point, Western Port|
Small waders and/or large waders. Collection of juvenile percentage data.
|Mon 10 Jan to|
Tues 11 Jan
Small waders. Geolocator retreival and collection of juvenile percentage data.
Meet 1400 on Mon 10 Jan to set net.
Stay overnight at Harewood House
|Sun 23 Jan||Cannon net training at Yallock Creek|
This will be aimed at those with less experience but anyone welcome
|Mon 7 to Wed 9 Feb||Corner Inlet|
Bar-tailed Godwit and Red Knot
Set net Monday afternoon (meet at Manns Beach)
Subject to PV boat availability
|Sat 12 Feb||FoSSE AGM|
11am at The Campbell’s residence, 22 Lindsay Steet, Mount Gambier.
|Sat 5 Mar||Yallock Creek (ONLY IF NEEDED)|
Retrieval of geolocators from Red-necked Stint and Curlew Sandpipers
|Fri 18 to Mon 28 Mar||King Island|
Retrieve and deploy geolocators and collect percent juvenile data on Ruddy Turnstone
|Sat 2 Apr to Sat 9 Apr||South Australia|
Retrieve and deploy geolocators on Ruddy Turnstone
(Sat 2 April is a travelling day to S.A.)
|Sun 10 Apr to Thurs 14 Apr||Discovery Bay, Victoria|
Targeting Sanderling and flag reading
|Mon 18 April||Stockyard Point|
|Sat 14 May or Sun 15 May TBC||Get together for equipment repair, awarding of Minton medal and life memberships|
|Mon 16 May||Rhyll|
Pied Oystercatchers or Bar-tailed Godwit
|Tues 14 Jun to Thur 16 Jun||Corner 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)
|June / July||Proposal 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.