FW: WE'RE LIVE: Tracking Endangered Australian Painted-snipe

To: Canberrabirds <>
Subject: FW: WE'RE LIVE: Tracking Endangered Australian Painted-snipe
From: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2022 20:18:03 +0000

Matt Herring’s message below. Some Canberrans will know this species as an intermittent acquaintance.  Below are a few slides from a talk a few years ago on the history of observations here.






From: Matthew Herring <>
Sent: Monday, 14 November 2022 6:00 AM
To: undisclosed-recipients:
Subject: WE'RE LIVE: Tracking Endangered Australian Painted-snipe


Dear friends, family and colleagues,


We are now live!


The crowdfunding campaign to track at least 12 Endangered Australian Painted-snipe has begun.



Our plan is to use the program to help trigger the conservation actions so desperately needed to save the species.


Any support will be greatly appreciated. Why not become part of the project? One of the best things you can do is share it through your networks, such as email and social media, and encourage others to help. Your personal endorsement will go a long way.


We want loads of people to see it so they can consider supporting the project, but we also want to target groups and organisations that might be interested in becoming a key donor or a sponsor (e.g. there are naming rights, tours, photos and other perks). Any ideas are welcome too.


And special thanks to those of you who have already donated directly through the pre-launch. It's great to have you on board. It's a fabulous start but we have a loooong way to go.




Many, many thanks, 


Matt for “The Australian Painted-snipe Tracking Team”




Matt Herring
Wildlife Ecologist, PhD


0428 236 563






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