Re: Birds Australia Atlas wins Eureka Prize

To: <>, "Hugo Phillipps" <>
Subject: Re: Birds Australia Atlas wins Eureka Prize
From: "Michael Kozianski" <>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2003 03:25:53 +1000
Hi Hugo,

I am wondering whether BA would be interested in knowing that I have an
Eastern Whip Bird living in my backyard and those adjoining. I am thinking
this must be unusual given that I live in the heart of suburbia. I have a
large block 1440sqm and my neighbours also have large blocks though not as
big as mine. I've been recording his call as he does both the whip and the
chew chew, and other calls as well.


Sue Kozianski
-----Original Message-----
From: Hugo Phillipps <>
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Date: Wednesday, 13 August 2003 12:36p
Subject: Birds Australia Atlas wins Eureka Prize

>Hi everybody -
>Last night Birds Australia won one of the Australian Museum Eureka
>Prizes  the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney Eureka Prize for Biodiversity
>Research - for the shortly-to-be-published New Atlas of Australian Birds.
>"Birds Australia have done a remarkable job in creating the Atlas," says
>Professor Mike Archer, Director of the Australian Museum. "It gives the
>first truly national perspective on the status of Australian bird life."
>For more information about the award, please go to:
>For those who have ordered, and waited patiently for, the Atlas book, I am
>informed that it will be available in about three weeks.  For others who
>have not ordered it but are interested in getting a copy, it will be
>available from The Birding Shop (contact details on the BA website -see
>For those who have contributed to the Atlas by sending in data - thanks for
>your efforts, but please DO continue.  The main product of the Atlas of
>Australian Birds project is the Atlas database, and this is ongoing,
>growing in value over the years.  The publication of the Atlas book is NOT
>the end of the project.  Anybody who wants to start atlassing is very
>welcome; please contact us at the address and phone/fax numbers below, or
>email the Atlas project direct at: 
>Hugo Phillipps
>Communications Coordinator
>Birds Australia
>415 Riversdale Road
>Hawthorn East 3123, Australia
>Tel: (03) 9882 2622, fax: (03) 9882 2677
>Email: <>
>Website: <>

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