Wyndham Gouldian finch Census: 1-5 September 2013
This years annual Gouldian finch census will be held at Wyndham, in the eastern Kimberley of Western Australia, during the first week of September 2013
We need as many volunteer helpers as possible to successfully complete the census this year.
Applicants who are individual Save The Gouldian Fund members and/or donors will be given preference.
It is essential that each volunteer has a good pair of binoculars of his/her own.
Volunteers intending to participate in the census will need to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements.
Sunday 1st September
Monday 2nd September
Tuesday 3rd September
Wednesday 4th September
Thursday 5th September
So if you fancy:
For further information and registration please contact
Email or phone (0410422386)
ACCOMMODATION IN THE WYNDHAM AREA
Wyndham Caravan Park
Wyndham Town Hotel/Motel
For information about the area:
The Save The Gouldian Fund has negotiated some concessional prices on accommodation and vehicle hire for volunteers:
Accommodation available at Parry Creek Farm
The following special prices for accommodation at Parry Creek Farm, Wyndham are available for people involved with the Gouldian Finch Count in September 2013.
You need to register with the STGF before booking accommodation.
The prices shown below are for two people in each room - some rooms have extra beds available at $25 per person.
Self-contained en suite cabins - $180 per night
Large rooms (not en suite) - $95 per night (usually $125).
Safari tents (not en suite) Sleeps 2 - $50 per night – 8 available
Powered camp sites - $34 per night (usually $38)
Unpowered camp sites - $15 per night (usually $17)All prices include GST. As in previous years, rooms are serviced as required. Fresh water, tea, coffee, milk, et.c are supplied. Meals will be as per the menu unless otherwise organized.
4WD Vehicle rental discounts from Budget in Kununurra
A full size 4WD wagon - Mitsubishi Challenger (or similar vehicle) is $90.44 per day with 200kms included free per day. Additional kilometres are charged at $0.27 per km (or $27 per 100kms). Damage liability excess payable on these vehicles for any one incident is $5000.00 plus taxes. By paying the additional protection option of $30.95 per day the maximum damage liability payable is reduced to $1000.00 plus taxes.
A 4WD Dual cab ute is $112.63 per day with 200kms included free per day. Additional kilometres are charged at $0.27 per km (or $27 per 100kms). Damage liability excess payable on these vehicles for any one incident is $6000.00 plus taxes. By paying the additional protection option of $30.95 per day the maximum damage liability payable is reduced to $1500.00 plus taxes.
Anyone booking a vehicle will have to inform Budget Kununurra that they are an official member of the Save The Gouldian Fund census group.
Bookings can be made by contacting: Sue Stubbs, Budget Car & Truck Rental by phone on 08 9168 2033; fax on 08 9168 2433; or email at firstname.lastname@example.org