Australasian Gannets

To: Kirri Neways <>
Subject: Australasian Gannets
From: David Clark <>
Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2016 10:27:22 +0000

Andy Govanstone used to be the man but I think that he has moved on.

Contact DEWLP on 136 186 and you should be able to talk to someone who can



On Sat, Jan 23, 2016 at 7:16 PM, Kirri Neways <> wrote:

> For those interested or visiting Point Danger for the first time...
> I visited the Australasian Gannet Colony at Point Danger/Portland Vic
> today around 4pm
> Decent amount of adults of course on mainland and Lawrence rocks further
> out...and immature and much younger chicks too on mainland.
> To the right hand side of the fence I stood as the birds circled out from
> the breeding site and straight above my head...amazing.
> I heard a Rufous Bristlebird close but no sighting.
> Also...a bit concerning really....
> A high fence is in place far back from the colony which is good but...part
> of the fence is broken in an area that's not obvious when you park...and
> would allow anyone or 'Fox' that they're trying to keep out, to get in
> anyway.
> I'm wondering who should I contact to let them know that the fence is not
> fox proof or human proof even..?
> No sighting of a Cape Gannet breeding as I've heard happens there. I
> probably would have needed a spotting scope once again to see one anyway.
> Happy Birding
> Kirri
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