Citizen Science Raises the Alarm for Migratory Shorebirds

Robert Clemens, School of Biological Sciences, Environmental Decisions Group,
The University of Queensland
Tuesday 26th Mar 2013, 7.30pm, at RGSQ

Migratory shorebirds are a diverse group of birds with a variety of unique adaptations that allow them to fly from the Arctic to Australia and back each year. For over 30 years a citizen science program has been monitoring these fascinating birds throughout Australia. In recent years these monitoring data for sites across Australia have revealed large declines in many migratory shorebirds. Find out more at our meeting.

Join Brisbane Branch of Wildlife Queensland at The Royal Geographical Society of Qld, for this free presentation, followed by supper. No need to book, just come along. The Royal Geographical Society of Qld is at 237 Milton Rd, Milton (UBD 21 L1). For more information on WPSQ Brisbane, check our website at http://www.wildlife.org.au or call Susan 0400 629 685 or e-mail brisbane@wildlife.org.au

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