Dec. 28, 2020

018 The Poo Episode - Robin Sinclair - monitoring predators in the Grampians when you can't do fieldwork!

018 The Poo Episode - Robin Sinclair - monitoring predators in the Grampians when you can't do fieldwork!

Research and fieldwork has been incredibly difficult during the pandemic. How do you get it done?


I have been teasing this episode for a long time....  It seems like a great opportunity to pop out an episode that is not about birds, but where the work concerned will surely have an impact on the native bird populations of Gariwerd (or The Grampians, in whitefella language), in south-west Victoria.

I am speaking with Robin Sinclair, who has been undertaking a B. Sci (Hons), including fieldwork, to monitor the populations of feral cats and foxes through Deakin University.

During a global pandemic, with a state in extended lockdown, how do you get stuff done?  Well, Robin did. Find out how in this episode, and learn how Curiosity really is killing the cat.

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