Results from collecting by citizen scientists in the Pilbara-Gascoyne

  • Five submissions where received from five locations, these were Point Samson Beach, Monkey Mia, Deep Reach, Kalbarri and Carnarvon
  • Samples received included feathers from the Pied Oystercatcher –the others we couldn’t identify –one feather was received per submission

Examples of feathers found in the Pilbara-Gascoyne and analysis results

Wetland feather foundStateSpeciesDietBasin where bird came from
CarnarvonWAPelicanPiscivoreMurray Darling Basin
Monkey MiaWAPelicanPiscivoreNorth West Plateau