This Field Guide app portrays the rich terrestrial, freshwater and marine life found in Gippsland Lakes catchment, in Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. It presents imagery and descriptions of over 250 animal species, representing those commonly encountered and others of special interest. It is only a fraction of the rich wildlife found in the forests, rivers, wetlands and lakes of the catchment.
This Field Guide is an output of the Gippsland Lakes Bioscan - a series of biodiversity surveys and public engagement events run by Museum Victoria, Parks Victoria and partners in 2014 and 2015. This program was funded by the Victorian State Government’s Gippsland Lakes Environment Fund and administered through the Gippsland Lakes Ministerial Advisory Committee and East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority.