RFI: artificial watering points & impacts on birds

Subject: RFI: artificial watering points & impacts on birds
From: Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge <>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2013 11:39:06 +1000
Hi Martin,

Check this link regarding work done on water points in Gluepot by Rhidian Harrington in 2003.

     Research into the Impact of Farm Dams on Bird Ecology


Lindsay & Keith

    Keith & Lindsay Fisher
    Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge
    RN 6 Mt. Kooyong Road
    Julatten QLD 4871
    Ph : (07) 4094 1263
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Winner: Wet Tropics 2010 Cassowary Award for Nature Based Tourism

On 20/12/2013 9:20 AM,  wrote:
A request for members.

I am trying to compile information on the impact of man-made watering
points on birds and keen to hear or be advised on any relevant references
etc with respect to dry country birds in particular.

I am aware that dams were fenced or removed at Gluepot in South Australia
and understand a similar process has been undertaken at the Trust for
Nature property at Neds Corner in Victoria.  The rationale and outcomes of
this work is of interest.

cheers, Martin O'Brien


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