At Jack Smith Lake in Gippsland there
were in excess of 75 Musk Duck were seen on a kilometre of
water, also an extraordinary concentration of Coots, numbering
several thousand birds, thanks Duncan Fraser
An Australian Hobby
was seen on the eastern part of French Island, thanks Chris Chandler.
An adult and a juvenile
White-bellied Sea-eagle were seen on Coast Road on French
Island, thanks Chris Chandler.
There were a couple of sightings of
Australasian Bitterns at Werribee Treatment Plant; one
in reeds in Little River, another in grass near the sea, thanks Sue
A Spotted Harrier
was seen flying low over grassland and perching in dead trees at the Hamilton
Parklands reserve on the northern edge of the city, thanks Steve Clark
A flock of 12 Blue-winged
Parrots were seen feeding among the beaded glasswort patches on the
edges of Swan Bay near Queenscliff, thanks Ron Corinaldi.
Robins, an adult male and an immature male, were seen along the
Djerriwarrh Track in the Long Forest Flora Reserve, thanks Isaac Clarey.
In a garden in Maffra, a party of
seven Black-faced Cuckoo Shrikes, as well as a Restless
Flycatcher and a Fan-tailed Cuckoo, thanks Duncan
Black Kites have
been seen on the Western Highway, 4 km east of Stawell and 3 km east of Kaniva,
thanks Ian May.
A Spotted Harrier
was seen at the Western Treatment Plant, thanks Gil Langfield.
A single Cape Barren
Goose observed with a large number of Australian White
Ibis at 4pm on a small wetland on private land viewed from Coleman's
Road, Lyndhurst, thanks Sally Koehler.
A Black Falcon was
seen flying over the Spit Lagoons at the Werribee Sewage Farm, thanks Joy
A male Olive
Whistler was seen on French Island, thanks Chris Chandler.
A Cape Barren Goose
was seen with 5 goslings, hatched on the 12th on Tankerton Road, French Island
and a juvenile White-bellied Sea-eagle was seen along Coast
Road, thanks Chris Chandler.