Monthly Archives: November 2018

Pelican landing Tambo

Join the Great Pelican Count

The Gippsland Lakes Great Pelican Count is back on 7 April 2019 and you can be involved. According to Deb Sullivan, Birdlife Australia Project Officer in East Gippsland nearly 150 people participated in Victoria’s first Great Pelican Count in April 2018. “We’re hoping our 2019 count is bigger and better than the last one,” said

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Burrunan Dolphins

Giving Gippsland Lakes dolphins space

Seeing the beautiful Burrunan dolphin jumping and flipping can be one of the true joys of visiting and boating on the Gippsland Lakes. Recent research by Dr Kate Charlton-Robb and the team at the Marine Mammal Foundation (MMF) has found that 77% of sightings involved interactions with boats, jet skis and other vessels. “There are

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Location: Australia, Victoria, Gippsland, . Survey: GLB 2014 , Field No.

Local frogs are calling for help

Frogs of the Gippsland Lakes are calling for help – and you can play a role in helping save them by taking part in Australia’s biggest frog count – FrogID Week, Friday 9 November to Sunday 18 November 2018. FrogID Week is the next phase of the Australian Museum’s FrogID citizen science program, aimed at

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Hooded Plover chick in shelter_photo Glenn Emhke_ BirdLife Australia

Little ones helping little ones!

What do you get when you combine the Bairnsdale Joey Scout Group and Birdlife Australia?  An enthusiastic group of kids constructing specially designed chick shelters for the benefit of endangered bird species!! The Bairnsdale Joey Scout Group recently embarked on a project to help protect the many different beach nesting bird species found across the

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