river Murray flood in SA

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Subject: river Murray flood in SA
From: Peter Waanders <>
Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 19:23:37 +1030
Hi all,
I went on an amazing scenic flight over the flooding Murray river in South
Australia the other day. Water levels are higher than they've been in 18
years. Large areas of floodplains are under water. Some of the photos I took
are in my picasa web album. This can be accessed from a link under Latest
News on my website (below). It's great to see the floodplains and wetlands
that have suffered terribly during the drought, regenerating. The flooding
is also resulting in breeding of White Ibis, Yellow-billed Spoonbill,
cormorants and Darter. Rare species like Little Bittern  have also been
Peter Waanders
Southern Birding Services
PO Box 420, Waikerie SA 5330  Australia
mob.: +61 (0)409 763172
sat.: +61 (0)424 212889
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