Re: Cape Barren Goose

Subject: Re: Cape Barren Goose
From: Bob Sothman <>
Date: Wed, 02 Dec 1998 09:30:46 +1030
I counted 75 Cape Barren Geese beside the road to the Murray mouth on
Hindmarsh Island on Sunday 30 Nov ....... so, assuming that they are not
the same birds David saw, there seems to be quite a few in the area.

Also saw 25+ Latham's Snipe at Milang (behind the old railway

Bob Sothman

David Deifik wrote:
> Thanks to Trevor Hampel for the tip on locating Cape Barren Goose.  We
> checked the road between Wellington and Langhorne Creek yesterday the
> first.  About 15 km West of Wellington is a farm with fields irrigated with
> a center pivot sprinkler.  The Geese were in that field just west of the
> farm house and in the field across the road from it.  We counted at least
> 115 birds.  Quite a nice show!
> David Deifik
> Nashua, New Hampshire, USA

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