Field trip Murray Goulburn BOC Reedy Swamp

Subject: Field trip Murray Goulburn BOC Reedy Swamp
From: Louise and Malcolm Duncan <>
Date: Sat, 14 Feb 1998 22:24:26 +1100
Some observation from our fieldtrip today.

Murray Goulburn Bird Observers Club
A pleasant morning and afternoon had by all. 15 members attended.

Date Feb 14th       Time   (9.30-3.00)

Location Reedy Swamp  Ref.  

Weather  Hot   Clear Skies No wind

Observers Murray Goulburn Bird Observers Club

Notes- Swamp  had been dry this year  filled with irrigators overflow.

Sea Eagles  fly between Swamp and Loch Garry  10 km North

Glossy Ibis  have not been seen in the area for a couple of years

List not 100 % I  missed a couple of sightings when the group did the
Birdcall Secretary has the true count.

Bird Number.
        Species List    
1       Australian Raven        U
2       Black Duck      A
3       Black Swan      C
4       Black winged Stilt      U
5       Black-faced Cuckoo Shrike       U
6       Blue Wren       C
7       Brown Goshawk   U
8       Brown Quail     U
9       Brown Tree Keeper       U
10      Crested Pidgeon C
11      Darter  U
12      Dusky Moorhen   U
13      Dusky Woodswallow       U
14      Eastern Rosella C
15      Eastern Swamp hen       
16      Firetail        C
17      Galah   A
18      Glossy Ibis     U
19      Goldfinch       U
20      Grass Parrot-Red Rumped C
21      Great Egret     U
22      Grey Shrikethrush       U
23      Grey Teal       A
24      Laughing Kookaburra     U
25      Little Grass bird       C
26      Little Pied Cormorant   U
27      Masked Lapwing  C
28      Mistletoe Bird  U
29      Mudlark C
30      Noisy Minor     C
31      Purple swamp hen        U
32      Rainbow Bee-eater       C
33      Royal Spoonbill U
34      Sacred Kingfisher       U
35      Sea Eagle       U
36      Shoveller       U
37      Spotted Turtledove      U
38      Straw necked Ibis       U
39      Striated Pardalote      U
40      Swamp Harrier   U
41      Wedge tail Eagle        U
42      Welcome Swallow C
43      Whistling Kite  U
44      White faced heron       C
45      White necked Cormorant  U
46      White plumed Honeyeater U
47      Willie Wagtail  C
48      Yellow Rosella  U

A abundant C common U uncommon

Happy birding 
Mal Duncan

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