Plains Wanderer Lands in Bendigo!

Re. Plains Wanderers and grassland management

Thanks Phil for sharing your experience re Plains Wanderer populations in your area over the last run of seasons. You would have the clearest perspective of anyone on the subject given your focus on finding these birds for people.

I agree with you that Plains Wanderers are currently in a dire situation, and it is . . . → Read More: Re. Plains Wanderers and grassland management

Plains Wanderers and Grassland management

Hi Bird-lovers,

Just a few thoughts to add to the discussion, after some useful and well thought out contributions on the subject.

Alan, you are absolutely right, the Weekly Times article clearly over-simplified the situation and ignored a lot of information that would have provided some balance to the debate ( as perhaps did my . . . → Read More: Plains Wanderers and Grassland management

Current status of the Plains Wanderer

This informed contribution to the discussion by Keith is most welcome and very helpful.

If Phil Maher is reading these posts I wonder if he might add to the picture from his special perspective in the Deniliquin area.

Richard Nowotny

re RFI… Plains Wanderer, Elegant Parrot and others

Hi Rob I went for a drive from Adelaide last night and ended at Lashbrook Rd NSW this morning and got 6 Ostriches within 10 seconds of arriving. They are still in the same place and spread from 100m in to 500m in on the right hand side of Lashbrook Rd.

I also spent time . . . → Read More: re RFI… Plains Wanderer, Elegant Parrot and others

RFI… Plains Wanderer, Elegant Parrot and others

Hi……I am in Melbourne this weekend and thereafter in the following week driving to Adelaide via Deniliquin, Hattah-Kulkyne National Park and Gluepot. I have a number species that I would be keen to see and would appreciate it if anyone has solid (current) pointers on where to look or could confirm I am in with . . . → Read More: RFI… Plains Wanderer, Elegant Parrot and others

Terrick Terrick NP and Plains Wanderers

Hi All,

Heading to Terrick Terrick National park in the coming weeks and wanting to ask for some specific information where to find Plains Wanderers? If best on foot or from vehicle and so on.Any information would be greatly appreciated. Welcome to reply directly.

Thank you in advance

Tim Faulkner

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Re. Plains Wanderers and the floods

Here on the northern plains of Victoria, it most certainly has been an exceptional year for grass growth and flooding. Areas of the Terrick NP west of the Bendigo creek that have been reliable sites for Plains Wanderers for many years have been transformed, partly due to the much reduced grazing regime of the last . . . → Read More: Re. Plains Wanderers and the floods

Plains Wanderer at WTP and northern Vic populations

Hello

I will have another go at sending this reply using another email address.

To answer Peter¹s query about how plains-wanderers are faring around the Deniliquin district: All of my plains-wanderers sightings are posted on my website¹s Latest News page. It is quite possible that the sighting at the WTP came from northern Victoria but . . . → Read More: Plains Wanderer at WTP and northern Vic populations

Plains Wanderer at WTP and northern Vic populations

With the sprawling flood waters in Northern Victoria, i wondered about the affect they’d be having on Plains Wanderer populations in Northern Victoria/Southern NSW.

Is anyone able to report on this? Has the Terrick grassplains been innudated with water? How about other areas such as around Deniliquin?

I assume this plains wanderer sighting at the . . . → Read More: Plains Wanderer at WTP and northern Vic populations