Shorebird Workshop – Yeppoon

Birdlife Capricornia will be hosting a fascinating workshop into shorebird populations that visit Capricornia.

Limited places available. If you are interested please send an expression of interest to abriggs@irock.com.au .

The workshop is free but attendees will be encouraged to bring along own binoculars.

Preliminary programme (subject to change)

  • Introduction
  • The East Asian Australasian Flyway and its importance
  • Shorebirds 2020 program
  • Local shorebird survey sites – trends over the past ten years
  • Visit to a shorebird site
  • Morning tea
  • Shorebird ecology and migration
  • Identification of shorebirds that visit Capricornia
  • Lunch
  • Counting methods
  • Recording and submitting surveys
  • Threats and declines
  • Shorebird quiz with a prize and wrap up
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Event Times

08:00 am - 04:00 pm Saturday 15th September, 2018

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