Eastern Curlew movement

Subject: Eastern Curlew movement
From: Hugo Phillipps <>
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 1998 15:53:53 +1100 (EST)
For your interest, a forwarded message (for non-Australian readers - Moreton
Bay is in se Queensland, eastern Australia):

>Author:  "MAKI KOYAMA"<> at Internet
>Date:    24/3/98 11:18 AM
>Hi, all
>One of the nine eastern curlews that had transmitters mounted for satellite
>tracking at the Morton Bay at the end of January was seen at the Yoshino
>Estuary, one of the two SRN sites in Japan, on 21 March.  The curlew was
>videotaped and the pictures of it was in today's local papers.
>It took the bird about two weeks to get here (departed the Morton Bay on 6
>We are all pretty excited about the news!  We'd always thought that it'd be
>a fat chance for those birds to be tracked down (up?) to Japan!
>Best regards,
>Environment Agency of Japan

Hugo Phillipps,
Birds Australia Conservation & Liaison,
Australian Bird Research Centre,
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Hawthorn East, VIC 3123, Australia.
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