Hooded Plover workshops on the Mornington Peninsula this summer

The FoHp together with Birds Australia are holding two workshops/training days on the Mornington Peninsula.

The  day begins at 10am with an indoor presentation about the life and behaviours of the Hooded Plover, followed by a beach visit.

We will try to visit a beach with chicks, but that’s not always possible.
Each workshop lasts approximately 2 two hours.

This workshop is for all those interested in Hooded Plovers – beginners and experienced bird watchers.
There is always something to learn from the ‘Beach Nesting Team’.
It is also important to update skills, hear about new ideas and what has been happening on the Peninsula.

This year we have had an Honours student placing cameras at nest sites, her findings are very interesting. 

I encourage all members and friends to come.

Dates are:

St Andrews Beach

 Date : Tuesday 10th January

Time : 10am
 Location: St Andrews Recreation Hall, 99 Bass Meadows BLVD ( Melways Ref 251 K6)

Sorrento
 
Date: Wednesday 11th January

Time: 10am
 Location: Sorrento-Portsea RSL, SB – 1-3 Hurley St. Sorrento.

The outdoor presentation means we need to be prepared for any weather ( sunscreen/ wet weather gear)
Bring binoculars if you have them, we will have some to share.

RSVP – hploversmornpen@gmail.com
              

Diane Lewis 0419320205

 

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