King Island Natural Resource Management

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Current Events

You will find all details of upcoming activities and events on our FACEBOOK page

Our next events:

  • The Victorian Wader Study Group will visit again in March 2017 to band Ruddy Turnstones and retrieve geolocators. Geolocators have been deployed on Ruddy Turnstones to help us determine their migration routes and strategy with great success. Anyone is welcome to join our group on our cannon netting expeditions mainly to the west coast. Contact , Penny Johns 0419 366 507 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Launch of 'Wings on King' project - Friday 28th - Sunday 30th April 2017.  A three day celebration of the Birds of King Island.  Check it out now! 
  • Monthly Meetings - meetings are held the second Monday of each month, 5.30 pm at KIRDO 5 George St, Currie. All welcome.
  • Currie Wharf Field Day - enquires to Ondrea 6462 1825

COUNTING OUR BIRDS,  a Wings on King project which ran in autumn 2015, but we are still interested to hear of your sightings. The King Island Green Rosella and the King Island Black Currawong may be becoming extinct. They are both subspecies of Tasmanian native species that live only on King Island. They exist nowhere else in the world.

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Counting birds on Your Place – Garden, Orchard or Farmland But these focus areas aren’t the only areas that are important. The more people we have counting across the island the better. So it would be great if YOU can help us by checking in your own gardens, orchards or properties. The best time to check is in the morning, but anytime will do. Then send the KINRMG the results.

WHAT: we NEED to KNOW:

How many Currawongs and/or Green Rosellas are there at one time

When you saw them – Day and time

Where you saw them: GPS co-ordinates (Most smart phones have a GPS built into them) or the address with the nearest cross road.

SEND Your Records by:

PHONE: –036462 1825 EMAIL: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Or drop them into the Currie Post Office