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Satellite tracking

Current satellite tracking 2017-2018

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

JPG maps of the movements of straw-necked ibis, Australian white ibis and royal spoonbills 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

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ELVIS

Adult royal spoonbill

Location tracked from: Millewa Forest, NSW

Date tracked from: 27/2/18

Right leg band colours: orange over metal

Left leg band colours: dark blue 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

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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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 LUCY

Juvenile royal spoonbill

Location tracked from: Millewa Forest, NSW

Date tracked from: 25/2/18

Right leg band colours: orange over metal

Left leg band colours: light blue over black

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ERIC

Juvenile royal spoonbill

Location tracked from: Middle Reedy Lake, Kerang, Victoria

Date tracked from: 17/1/18

Right leg band colours: orange over metal

Left leg band colours: light blue over light blue

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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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ATLAS

Juvenile royal spoonbill

Location tracked from: Millewa Forest, NSW

Date tracked from: 27/2/18

Right leg band colours: orange over metal

Left leg band colours: dark blue over light blue