Satellite tracking

Current satellite tracking 2017-2020

The following maps are for straw-necked ibis, Australian white ibis and royal spoonbill fitted with a satellite tracker during the 2017-2018 breeding season (October 2017- February 2018) and 2019-2020 breeding season (November 2019 onwards). Juvenile and adult ibis and spoonbill were fitted with trackers at Middle Reedy Lake, Kerang (Victoria) and Kow Swamp (Victoria).

JPEG maps of the movements of straw-necked ibis, Australian white ibis and royal spoonbill currently being tracked via satellite. GPS fixes are taken every hour between 7am and 7pm, plus a midnight (roosting) fix. Images of the bird are presented above the maps where available.

 

Adult tracks

 

ELF

Adult female straw-necked ibis

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 3/12/17

Right leg band colours: orange over metal

Left leg band colours: red over light green

♦♦♦

 

LAURIE

Adult female straw-necked ibis

Location tracked from: Middle Reedy Lake, Kerang, Victoria

Date tracked from: 1/12/17

Right leg band colours: orange over metal

Left leg band colours: yellow over white

 

♦♦♦

 

DANI

Adult female straw-necked ibis

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 20/11/19

♦♦♦

 

SHREK

Adult male straw-necked ibis

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 20/11/19

♦♦♦

 

WEBSTER

Adult male straw-necked ibis

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 20/11/19

♦♦♦

 

MARCEL

Adult male straw-necked ibis

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 22/11/19

♦♦♦

 

LIZZIE

Adult female royal spoonbill

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 20/11/19

Juvenile tracks

 

WALNUT

Juvenile female straw-necked ibis

Location tracked from: Middle Reedy Lake, Kerang, Victoria

Date tracked from: 15/11/17

♦♦♦

 

JOHNNY

Juvenile Australian white ibis

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 4/12/17

♦♦♦

 

BENJI

Juvenile male straw-necked ibis

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 4/12/17

Right leg band colours: orange over metal

Left leg band colours: black over dark blue

♦♦♦

 

KEITH

Juvenile male straw-necked ibis

Location tracked from: Middle Reedy Lake, Kerang, Victoria

Date tracked from: 1/12/17

Right leg band colours: orange over metal

Left leg band colours: yellow over light green

♦♦♦

 

ROY

Juvenile male Australian white ibis

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 4/12/17

♦♦♦

 

RANDY

Juvenile male Australian white ibis

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 4/12/17

♦♦♦

 

JODIE

Juvenile female straw-necked ibis

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 22/11/19

♦♦♦

 

TIMMY

Juvenile male straw-necked ibis

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 22/11/19

♦♦♦

 

MCDOUGALL

Juvenile male straw-necked ibis

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 19/11/19