Fieldwork 2024 July-December

DATEPLACE AND OBJECTIVESTIDE TIMETIDE HEIGHT (m)
Fri 5 JulyRhyll
Pied and Sooty Oystercatcher
14281.77
Thur 19 to Fri 20 SeptCorner Inlet Flag sightings
Need to be on the mudflat at least two hours before high tide. Subject to P.V. boat availability
1311
1417
2.32
2.41
Sat 5 OctAGM
Details to follow
Fri 11 to Sat 12 OctYallock Creek
Red-necked Stint, Curlew Sandpiper and Sharp-tailed Sandpiper.
Stay overnight at Harewood House
07472.76
Thur 24 Oct to Sat 2 NovSouth Australia, Carpenter Rocks
Retrieve and deploy geolocators on Ruddy Turnstone as well as Sanderling trackers and flagging.
The 24th and 2th are travelling days to and from S.A.
0615 to
1328
0.88 to 0.86
Thur 7 NovMud Islands
Caspian Tern chicks banding and Crested Tern adults
10160.66 (low)
Mon 18 Nov to Wed 27 NovKing Island
Retrieve and deploy geolocators on Ruddy Turnstones
1359 to 08191.48 to 1.35
Thur 5 DecMud Islands
Caspian & Crested Tern chicks banding
09210.70 (low)
Mon Dec 9 to Tues 10 DecYallock Creek
Red-necked Stint, Curlew Sandpiper and Sharp-tailed Sandpiper.
Set net Monday around 2pm. Catch early Tuesday. Stay overnight at Harewood House
07452.81
Sat 14 Dec
This will be dependent on water levels at WTP
Western Treatment Plant (Werribee S.F)
Red-necked Stint, Curlew Sandpiper and Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
13060.89
Fri 20 December
Dependent on breeding attempts
Nobbies, Phillip Island
Crested Tern chick banding
11080.99 (low)
TBA
Dependent on breeding attempts. Late December or early January
Corner Inlet
Caspian & Crested Tern chicks banding
TBA AT SHORT NOTICE
Dependent on water levels and if small waders are found roosting at WTP.
Western Treatment Plant (Werribee S.F)
Red-necked Stint, Curlew Sandpiper and Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

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