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Biographical entry Wieneke, Jo

Somerset, England
School teacher and Ornithologist


Jo Wieneke is a keen amateur ornithologist who has been involved with guiding bird tours and assisting with field work and surveys. She has written several books on the birds of North Queensland.


Born Somerset. Trained and worked as a teacher in New South Wales. Later moved to Magnetic Island. Wrote Birds of Magnetic Island, Birds of Townsville and Where to Find Them (1989) and Where to Find Birds in North East Queensland (1992).

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

See also

  • Robin, Libby, The Flight of the Emu: a Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2001, 492 pp. Details

Rosanne Walker