2016 Twitchathon raises $32,036.37!

2016 Twitchathon raises $32,036.37!

Final figures are in and all up $32,036.37 was raised across Australia for the 2016 Twitchathon, a great effort by all of the teams who participated, 109 in total.

See a breakdown of funds raised state by state 

Sth NSW/ACT: $18,230.85 - Gould’s Petrel and White-faced Storm-petrel Work endorsed by BirdLife Special interest group Australasian Seabird Group (ASG) and Science Services Division under the  Office of Environment and Heritage – work entails infrastructure work on Cabbage tree island and habitat rehabilitation and work on Broughten Island to attract White-faced Storm-petrels back to the island now that rats have been eradicated

QLD -- $4,555.00 split between Eungella Honeyeater BirdLife Mackay and Capricorn Yellow Chat BirdLife Capricornia  - tackling both Rubber Vine and Harrisia Cactus infestations of Capricorn Yellow Chat habitat

NT Princess Parrot Project – $308.00, A campaign to raise funds to kick off the project is underway by BirdLife Australia

WAAustralasian Bittern - $1,806.50, reinvigorating BirdLife WA Bittern project

TAS -- Wedge-tailed Eagle - $1,394.65 University of Tasmania PhD student, James Pay

VIC -- Shorebirds 2020 program $2,511.00 – supporting BirdLife Australia Shorebirds 2020 project.

 SA: $721.23 - Samphire Coast Icon Project ongoing maintenance of shorebird habitat on the samphire coast.

 

 

 

 

Paul Sullivan represented the voices of over 25,000 Australians in Perth.

Paul Sullivan represented the voices of over 25,000 Australians in Perth.

Big WIN for waterbirds at Yandina Wetlands!

Big WIN for waterbirds at Yandina Wetlands!