Macquarie Island seabirds; their place in the food web
The Royal Society of Tasmania, in association with marine research group Beer Aquatic, invites you to an entertaining lecture by Dr Julie McInnes, on the lifestyles of Southern Ocean seabirds on Macquarie Island. Dr McInnes is an ecologist who specializes in subantarctic ecosystems, with a particular emphasis on seabirds and their diets.
Join us at the Hobart Brewing Company, at 16 Evans Street, Hobart on Thursday 25th August 2022, 6.30pm. No prior registration is required to attend, however as seating is limited, early arrival is recommended.
Dr Julie McInnes is the first female recipient of the esteemed RJL Hawke Postdoctoral Fellowship, awarded by the Australian Antarctic Division.
At Beer Aquatic, she will share her latest insights into the ecology of Southern Ocean seabirds – with a focus on work done on Macquarie Island – and talk about the innovative methods she uses to untangle the complicated food webs around these top-level predators. Julie has worked extensively on the ecology of Southern Ocean seabirds and mammals, with a focus on applied research to create better conservation and management outcomes.