No Big Sit event this year, Tim?
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> On 14 Sep 2015, at 2:12 pm, Timothy Dolby <> wrote:
> Hi bird fams, It's time.The Victorian Twitchathon is back! And we're aiming
> to help save the Mallee Emu-wren and our mallee birds! This year we want to
> raise money for research on these unique birds (see
> http://www.birdlife.org.au/projects/threatened-mallee-birds) and the Mallee
> IBAs. As you know, the Mallee IBAs are important bird areas that are in
> danger (see http://birdlife.org.au/ibas-in-danger).
> So, it's time to dust off those binos, polish up those rusty bird
> identification skills, consult your birding friends, and form a twitchathon
> team! Get your entries in for the 2015 Twitchathon now! The Birdlife
> Victoria twitchathon will be held on the weekend of 7 and 8 November 2015!
> There will be two events in the 2015 Victorian Twitchathon, a 24-hr race
> and an 8-hr race.
> In the 24-hr event you can either combine a couple of casual days
> birdwatching and have some fun. Or alternatively be more competitive and do
> a lot of traveling to cover as many habitat types as possible to find as
> many species as you can within a 24-hr period, which is also great fun. The
> 8-hr event is slightly more sedate event where you can count up the number
> of birds you’ve seen in a casual days birding, or actively try to identify
> as many bird species as possible within an 8-hr period. Whatever way you
> choose to run a twitchathon, remember all the money raised through
> sponsorship will go to a very important cause, our threatened mallee birds.
> Entering is easy. Simply contact me and I will provide you with details
> about how to register. I can be reached on: (M) 0448801674 (if I don’t
> answer, please leave a message), or (H) (03) 9489 3830. You can also email
> at For further details about the event can be
> found on Birdlife Victoria web page:
> Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. So, for the
> benefit of the threatened mallee birds and the chance to have some
> fantastic birding fun, get involved!
> Cheers, Tim Dolby
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