The federal election has just been decided and the Magpies are about to win the
flag, but everyone knows that the main event is yet to come. The 2010
In Victoria the dates for the Twitchathon are 5-6 November 2010. There are 2
races, a 24 hr race and an 8 hr race. So it's time to start organising your
team, chasing sponsorship, and working out your route. Note that we can allow
teams to race on an earlier or later weekend if these dates are impossible for
you to participate.
For documentation see [note that I may haven't had a chance to update this
documentation (in terms of the dates) however it is still application]:
The major prizes this year are fantastic! A weekend for 2 in Leeton (NSW) and
free entry to the Australian Birdfair (see http://www.andrewisles.com) AND
ornithological texts from Andrew Isles Natural History Books (see
http://www.andrewisles.com). This year we hope we do better in our money
raising activities; last we raised a record amount! All money raised from the
Victorian thon with go to the mainland Orange-bellied Parrot conservation
Due to the heavy rains across Australia this year I expect the variety of birds
will be really high, so it looks as though it's going to be a great year to
See you in the bush.
Birds Australia /
H 03 9489 3830
M 0439 729 308
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