Eyre Peninsula is home to a growing network of skilled bird observers. Dr Greg Kerr has held eleven ten-week bird identification training courses across Eyre Peninsula that have resulted in over 200 trained community members. This has led to nearly 10,000 sightings through the EP Birds data portal.
Videos of the ten-week training course can be accessed here.
We are always interested to hear from new people, regardless of if you are a seasoned birder or beginner, a young person or an entire community group.
Please email us and ask to join the short list for the next course on Eyre Peninsula.
We have two species of goannas on southern Eyre Peninsula. Rosenberg's goannas (Varanus rosenbergii), also known as the Heath goanna, are endangered in our region. Gould's goanna (Varanus gouldii) is also widespread across central and northern Eyre Peninsula.
You can get involved in tracking our goannas by reporting your goannas sightings at www.epgoannas.com.au
Did you know that Eyre Peninsula’s koala population started from just six individuals that were introduced to a fenced enclosure in the native bushland of Mikkira Station (south of Port Lincoln) in 1969?
How many do we have now? Where are they found?
These are just some of the questions we’re hoping to answer through the EP Koalas project.
Record your koala sightings at www.epkoalas.com.au
EP King Tides
Eyre Peninsula is surrounded by some of the most picturesque coastlines in the country, all of which are affected by varying degrees of tidal movement. King tides are a term used to describe an especially high tide event occurring when there is an alignment of the gravitational pull between sun and moon. When king tides occur during storms, water levels can rise to higher levels and have the potential to cause great damage to property and the coastline.
The EP King Tides project allows you record photos of king tide events on Eyre Peninsula.
Check it out at www.kingtides.com.au