Birdlife and China

Not sure how out of touch I am but the Economist is reporting this week that the Taiwanese affiliate of Birdlife International has been given the boot. Was this ever raised in any Birdlife Australia forum that anyone is aware of?


Chris Lloyd.





Colour banded Black-necked Stork

Hi all,


I colour-banded a nestling Black-necked (Satin) Stork at Gilletts Ridge (Clarence Valley Northern NSW) on 12 December 2007.  I placed a yellow band on the upper left leg and a green band on the upper right leg.  It was observed at Port Macquarie on 12 May 2012.  I . . . → Read More: Colour banded Black-necked Stork

A lagoon by any other name

Canberrans enjoy debating whether this waterbirdy spot should be known as Rose Lagoon or Rowe’s Lagoon. It nestles by the Federal Highway between Goulburn and Canberra, the below view being what your passenger might see, more or less, from your car window if you are driving south.  More than 50 ha at its . . . → Read More: A lagoon by any other name