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Satellite tracking

Current satellite tracking 2017-2018

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

JPEG maps of the movements of straw-necked ibis and Australian white ibis 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

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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

 

Juvenile tracks

 

WALNUT

Juvenile female straw-necked ibis

Location tracked from: Middle Reedy Lake, Kerang, Victoria

Date tracked from: 15/11/17

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JOHNNY

Juvenile Australian white ibis

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 4/12/17

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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

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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

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ROY

Juvenile male Australian white ibis

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 4/12/17

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RANDY

Juvenile male Australian white ibis

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 4/12/17