I am leaving on a birding trip on Sunday around northern and NW Victoria.
Target species are the nomadic honeyeaters (Black, Pied), Inland Dotterel
and other inland/mallee specialities. I am considering providing a Twitter
feed along the way :)
Can anyone please tell me how to tweet via SMS? I have an old Nokia mobile
On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 7:24 PM, Paul Dodd <> wrote:
> I have added a #birdlinevic hashtag to the Victorian Birdline Twitter feed.
> I will do some experimenting once we have a few entries, and if it proves
> useful, I'll add corresponding hashtags to the other feeds.
> Paul Dodd
> Docklands, Victoria
> From: Luke Shelley
> Sent: Tuesday, 10 November 2009 8:23 AM
> To: Birding Aus;
> Subject: One birder tackles the technology- Twitchathon on Twitter
> I agree Paul. It was great to have a Twitter feed for the Twitchathon.
> One could easily setup some twitter hashtags for this and other birding
> events. that would allow tweeters to post live sightings, and others could
> follow based on the hashtag, not the person themselves. Here is an example
> of how this would have worked on the weekend:
> 1. Participants in the Twitchathon agree on a Hashtag name (e.g.
> 2. Anyone who wants to contribute to the VicTwitch can tweet their post,
> need to include #victwitch somewhere in the text
> 3. Followers can setup a search for #victwitch and instantly get the tweets
> of anyone posting with #victwitch in their tweet, removing the need to
> follow individuals
> This could also work for the Birdlines. If people could agree to use a
> particular hashtag (e.g. #birdlinevic, or, perhaps #birdtweetvic), then
> others could start following live tweets.
> Try it out by searching for "#birding" (an existing hashtag) in Twitter, or
> you can also use some sites that filter for you.
> Twitter help on Hashtags -
> Mashable article on Hashtags -
> Now all we need is a tracking device in Sean's mobile so we can learn the
> location of his secret spots!
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