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Resources & Further Reading

Resources: Murray-Darling Basin Environmental Knowledge and Research Project (MDB EWKR)

 

Resources: Waterbird Theme

Factsheets:

  • MDB EWKR Project Waterbird Theme Factsheet #7, December 2016       Download

Literature Reviews:

  • A comprehensive review of the current literature available on waterbird responses to flows and flooding in Australia. Prepared for the Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre as part of the Environmental Water Knowledge and Research Project (MDB EWKR).

Waterbird responses to flooding, stressors and threats (McGinness 2016)      Download

 

Published Media: Waterbird Theme

Monitoring waterbird recruitment to inform environmental flow management: A pilot study at Reed Beds wetland, Millewa Forest NSW, Wetlands Australia Magazine (Edition 29, 2017)

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Colonial nesting waterbirds- where do they feed, breed and fly?, Australian River Restoration Centre, August 2016

 

  • An article for Rivers of Carbon, recounting the mysterious circumstances surrounding a missing straw-necked ibis adult and its missing satellite tracker.

The case of the missing ibis, a satellite tracker and some butcherbirds…, Rivers of Carbon, May 2017

 

  • Two articles featuring in RipRap magazine, outlining our discoveries from both our monitoring cameras on nests, and satellite tracked straw-necked ibis.

Feathering their nests, RipRap magazine, Edition 40, 2017

Waterbirds on the wing, RipRap magazine, Edition 40, 2017

 

Further Reading

Links to BirdLife Australia…..

Royal spoonbill (Platalea regia)

Yellow-billed spoonbill (Platalea flavipes)

Straw-necked ibis (Threskiornis spinicollis)

Australian white ibis (Threskiornis molucca)

Glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

Nankeen night heron (Nycticorax caledonicus)

Brolga (Grus rubicunda)

Australian pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus)

Intermediate egret (Ardea intermedia)

Eastern great egret (Ardea modesta)