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Satellite tracking

Current satellite tracking 2017

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

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

 

GAIA

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 white

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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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 MAREE

Adult female straw-necked ibis

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 3/12/17

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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

 

MAXY

Juvenile female straw-necked ibis

 

Location tracked from: Middle Reedy Lake, Kerang, Victoria

Date tracked from: 29/11/17

 

Right leg band colours: orange over metal

Left leg band colours: yellow over black

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SUNNY

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 yellow

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MICKY

Juvenile male straw-necked ibis

 

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 2/12/17

 

Right leg band colours: orange over metal

Left leg band colours: yellow over light blue

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SANTA

Juvenile male straw-necked ibis

 

Location tracked from: Kow Swamp, Victoria

Date tracked from: 2/12/17

 

Right leg band colours: orange over metal

Left leg band colours: red over dark green

 

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ROOKIE

Juvenile male straw-necked ibis

 

Location tracked from: Middle Reedy Lake, Kerang, Victoria

Date tracked from: 15/11/17

 

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RANGER

Juvenile male straw-necked ibis

 

Location tracked from: Middle Reedy Lake, Kerang, Victoria

Date tracked from: 15/11/17

 

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DOBBY

Juvenile male 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: yellow over dark blue