Flame Robin survey - Victoria (Aust.)

Subject: Flame Robin survey - Victoria (Aust.)
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2003 12:11:02 +1000
Just some information for the list regarding Flame Robin's in south east

The Victorian Ornithological Research Group (VORG) has a number of on-going
surveys, one of which is banding of Flame Robins to determine their
movements throughout Victoria.

The web site mentions the following:

'The banding of Flame Robins takes place in Cobram, on the Murray River, once a 

Members of VORG and other interested parties camp in a State Forest over the 
Queens Birthday weekend in June. During this time mist
nets are set up every evening in the nearby orchards where the robins are known 
to roost at night.

Some trapping, using spring traps, is also carried out in the Forest during the 

This project has been running for a number of years. '


Contact details are also provided for the group at :

16 April 2003

Martin O'Brien
Executive Scientific Officer, Scientific Advisory Committee
Department of Sustainability and Environment
4/250 Victoria Pde., East Melbourne  3002

Tel: 9412 4567  Fax: 9412 4586
(prefixes: Interstate 03 International 613)

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