> Visit King Island, Tasmania, and help with a new bird-monitoring project –
> Wings on King
> Hi All,
> Have you visited King Island in Tasmania yet? It’s a magical place for birds.
> 28th-30th April, 2017. A new bird monitoring and conservation project on
> King Island, Wings on King’ is being launched with a three day, weekend
> celebration of the birds of King Island. We’d love you to come and join us.
> The Wings on King launching Celebration will be a combination of fieldwork,
> workshops, a half day seminar and social events.
> To find out more about the Wings on King Launch Celebration, including
> registration go to: http://www.birdsofkingisland.com/launch-2017
> About the Wings on King Project: A project of the King Island Natural
> Resource Management Group (KINRMG) and BirdLife Australia, Wings on King will
> be an on-going project, so if you can’t make it in April for the launch, come
> another time.
> Using the new BirdLife Atlas portal, app and methodology, data submitted will
> inform the KINRMG on conservation and island sustainability initiatives in
> the long-term. But with only a small human population, we need your help to
> gather the data. Registered Wings on King participants will visit a number
> of established survey sites on private land that are not accessible to other
> To find out more about the Wings on King Project including registration go
> to: http://www.birdsofkingisland.com/wings-on-king
> About King Island Birds: Situated in the middle of Bass Strait, King Island
> is unique. Resident bird species include six King Island subspecies, ten
> Tasmanian endemics and a plethora of other species that also occur on the
> mainland. As well, the island is used by national and international migrants,
> some breeding, some resting, and is haphazardly visited by a range of
> sometimes surprising vagrants. It’s worth a visit.
> To find out more about the birds of King Island and visiting King Island go
> to: http://www.birdsofkingisland.com <http://www.birdsofkingisland.com/>
> We hope you will come and give us a hand. You will be warmly welcomed and
> your work much appreciated.
> We do advise though, that you book early. Accommodation and car hire on King
> Island are limited
> Kate Ravich
> Wings on King Co-ordinator
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