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From: Stephen Ambrose <>
Date: Tue, 04 Feb 1997 18:40:30 +1000



On 24 December 1996 I called upon fellow bird researchers to contribute to the 
Directory of Australian Bird Research Projects. The closing date for 
contributions is
the 7 February 1997. From the information provided, I hope to be able to 
produce a
directory of Australian bird research projects that were conducted in 1996 for 
on the Internet by the end of February 1997.

Yet more gaps in information that were identified in the update were filled. 
scattered throughout Australia responded to Update 5, and there was an 
especially good
response from researchers in tertiary institutions. Two researchers have 
responded from
overseas. Thanks also to those people who have urged others to contribute to the

By 5 pm EST on Tuesday, 4 February 1997 I had received contributions from 62

Penny Atkinson (Murdoch University)
Colin Bailey (University of Adelaide)
Mark Barter (Australasian Wader Studies Group)
Steve Blaber (CSIRO)
John Blyth (WA Dept. Conservation and Land Management)
Walter Boles (Australian Museum)
Don Bradshaw (University of WA)
Ray Brereton (Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service)
Belinda Brooker (Murdoch University)
Mike Brooker (CSIRO)
Andrew Burbidge (WA Dept. Conservation and Land Management)
Peter Cale (CSIRO/University of New England)
Belinda Cannell (Murdoch University)
Lynda Chambers (University of Melbourne)
Angie Chapman (University of Qld/CSIRO)
Mike Clarke (La Trobe University)
Andrew Cockburn (Australian National University)
Ruth Coulson (University of Melbourne)
Michael Craig (University of Western Australia)
John Dell (WA Museum)
Peter Dostine (Parks and Wildife Commission of the Northern Territory)
Daniel Ebert (Australian National University)
Andrew Fisher (Charles Sturt University)
Hugh Ford (University of New England)
Kris French (University of Wollongong)
Stephen Garnett (SA Department of Environment and Natural Resources)
Jody Gates (University of Adelaide)
Merilyn Grey (La Trobe University)
Michelle Hall (Australian National University)
Rob Heinsohn (Australian National University)
Leo Joseph (Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay)
Cilla Kinross (Orange Agricultural College, University of Sydney)
Nick Klomp (Charles Sturt University)
Elsie Krebs (Australian National University)
Ashley Leedman (Australian National University)
Sarah Legge (Australian National University)
Sandra McKenzie (Murdoch University)
Michael Magrath (University of Melbourne)
Rob Magrath (Australian National University)
Richard Major (Australian Museum)
Graeme Martin (University of Western Australia)
Catherine Meathrel (La Trobe University)
Peter Menkhorst (Victorian Department of Natural Resources and Environment)
Rob Morrison (Flinders University)
Richard Noske (Northern Territory University)
Martin O?Brien (Victorian Department of Natural Resources and Environment)
Damon Oliver (University of New England)
Penny Olsen (Australian National University)
Angela Paltridge (University of Adelaide)
Shane Raidal (Murdoch University)
Vi Saffer (Murdoch University)
Denis Saunders (CSIRO)
Elke Schleucher (University of Frankfurt, Germany)
Richard Schodde (CSIRO)
Ian Temby (Victorian Department of Natural Resources and Environment)
Mike Weston (University Of Melbourne)
Peter Whitehead (Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory)
Steve Williams (James Cook University)
Phil Withers (University of Western Australia)
John Woinarski (Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory)
Ron Wooller (Murdoch University)
Stephen Ambrose (on behalf of all RAOU project officers).

Thanks also to those people who are on the e-mailing list but who have told me 
that they
did not conduct funded bird research in 1996.

You only have THREE MORE DAYS to contribute information to the directory. I do 
not have
the e-mail addresses or fax numbers of everyone who conducted research on 
birds in 1996. Therefore, I have a special plea to everyone who reads this 
message to
ask/remind colleagues who are not in the above list to consider contributing 
to the directory.

Some of the centres of active bird research that I have not yet heard from 

· Many tertiary institutions in Queensland and Tasmania.
· Government wildlife agencies in Qld and NSW. Complete lists of research 
projects from
agencies in Tasmania and South Australia have not yet been received.
· Some state museums, especially in Queensland and South Australia.
· The Biodiversity Group of Environment Australia.

I am also interested in hearing about funded projects that were conducted by 
national and special-interest bird groups. I would especially like to hear from 
the Bird
Observers Club of Australia, Australian Bird Study Association and the major 
bird groups.

It would be great if you could spend a few minutes of your time helping to fill 
gaps. I look forward to receiving information from you before the end of the 

Kind regards,

Dr Stephen Ambrose
RAOU Research and Conservation Manager

E-mail:    (at home)
          S.Ambrose <>  (at work)

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