Victoria’s duck shooting- why?

There would be few people subscribing to this service who would have much truck with duck shooting or any other shooting of native animals for that matter. What interests me is why an otherwise relatively progressive government backs a such a pursuit in the first place. The cohort involved would seem, at face value, to . . . → Read More: Victoria’s duck shooting- why?

Population changes & fox control

Having Bill’s query re. short-tailed shearwater responses to fox control, I thought this paper on the effect of fox control on pelicans might be of interest to the group: A PDF of the full paper can be downloaded from:


Greg Johnston

48 Gum Grove

Belair SA 5052

p: 8370 3021

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Info re camping and birding at Paluma Qld

Good morning In the first week of May I plan to visit the Paluma region in transit to Cairns, Atherton Tablelands, Cape York and other places north. I have never been to Paluma and looking for advice on where to camp (4 nights) and where are the best places to visit for bird photography. I’m . . . → Read More: Info re camping and birding at Paluma Qld

Victoria Duck Shooting

Hi We are In Victoria bird watching/ touring in our caravan. We are in shock because the duck shooting season started yesterday and we have found ourselves right in the thick of it. Last night we had to move on to a new location because we were concerned for our own safety. There were rednecks . . . → Read More: Victoria Duck Shooting

World Sparrow Day on 20 March

World Sparrow Day

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

World Sparrow Day is a day designated to raise awareness of the house sparrow and then other common birds to urban environments, and of threats to their populations, observed on 20 March. [1] [2] It is an international initiative by the Nature Forever Society of India in . . . → Read More: World Sparrow Day on 20 March

(no subject)

Bill, the Birdata portal encourages surveys so BirdLife Australia can run population trends and analyses for conservation, you can take a look here:

Paul Sullivan Chief Executive BirdLife Australia 0477 007522

On 18 Mar 2017, at 03:26, “” <> wrote:

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Please donate to save beach-nesting birds like the Hooded . . . → Read More: (no subject)

Population changes, Short-tailed Shearwaters at Griffiths Island, Vic

Hi folks, I’m looking for a bit of help with ebird or some other source.

A work colleague has asked me to see if I can find out whether the population of STSs on Griffiths Island (at Port Fairy in Victoria) has changed over the past five years or so. It seems that there’s been . . . → Read More: Population changes, Short-tailed Shearwaters at Griffiths Island, Vic

New Webpage (advertisement)

Illawarra Birders have a new web page which can be found at Give the first page a few seconds to load (depends on your computer speed). Illawarra birders are located in the Wollongong area which is about 1 hour South of Sydney, we are a small but enthusiastic group and we hope you enjoy . . . → Read More: New Webpage (advertisement)

Message for Mick Gerram

Would the above addressee please contact me by return email.

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