Leg Flagging/Banding

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Subject: Leg Flagging/Banding
From: Jill Dening <>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2011 11:18:12 +1000
Invisible Connections can be downloaded from the following. You have to give some personal details to the Wetlands International website and elect whether to be kept informed about their work.


Jill Dening
Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

26° 51' 41"S  152° 56' 00"E

On 31/03/2011 11:08 AM, Jill Dening wrote:
Hi again,

Invisible Connections is a really superior publication, and was put
together in two languages (one being English, the other is I think
Korean) just prior to the Ramsar conference in South Korea a couple of
years ago. As I understand it, every Ramsar delegate was gifted a copy.
The book is filled with superlative photos, along with very accessible
text, making it suitable as a gift for anyone who knows nothing about
shorebirds, as well as for those who know plenty. Many on this list will
know that Danny Rogers, as well as being a top class and dedicated
scientist, is an excellent writer. Danny was the Australian leader of
the field work done in Saemangeum for some years leading up to the
Ramsar conference.

The book was available as a download, but that may no longer be the
case, as it was released last year in an English version, for public
sale. Someone might like to correct me if it is still available as a



Jill Dening
Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

26° 51' 41"S 152° 56' 00"E

On 31/03/2011 10:35 AM, Carl Clifford wrote:
If anyone would like a pdf copy of "Invisible Connections", I would be
happy to send it to them. A warning, though. It is a 21.4 Mb file.


Carl Clifford

On 31/03/2011, at 11:22 AM, Peter Madvig wrote:

Hi all,
I concur, for what it's worth.....
May I suggest all interested parties purchase that gem of a publication,
"Invisible Connections", Why Migrating Shorebirds Need the Yellow Sea. A
host of authors, with unbelievable photos by Jan van de Kam, who
captures all facets of the miraculous, migrating shorebirds. I seem to
remember CSIRO published it. (I have no financial interest in this - but
the book is a must as part of our understanding of the
Asian-Australasian Flyway....and, a joy to behold).

One day minuscule satellite tags will be available to help in detecting
the movement of even those smallest of birds - to help protect
them...THAT is what it's about. And, let's not get anthropomorphic
Peter Madvig

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