Plumed Whistlin-Ducks at Yarraman

To: michael hunter <>
Subject: Plumed Whistlin-Ducks at Yarraman
From: HARRIS & WESTRUP John & Jude <>
Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2001 10:01:21 +1000
michael hunter wrote:
>      On Sat. July 14th there we counted a thousand Plumed 
> Whistling-Ducks.......Have not seen these since Darwin & Kakadu last year, 
> are they a common
> feature of the landscape in SW Qld.?

As far as I know Yarraman is still in SE Qld and yes they are quite
common.  I have seen hundreds around the Lockyer Valley over the past 6
years including a couple of hundred while trying to pick out the odd
Freckled Duck south of Gatton in April 1996.

John Harris
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