Birdline ACT Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline ACT Weekly Update
Date: 5 Dec 2011 01:30:28 +1000

Birdline ACT

Published sightings for the week ending 4 Dec 2011.

Sun 4 Dec Freckled Duck Fyshwick Sewage Treatment Plant
10 Freckled Duck still present on Pond 1 (with an eleventh over the road at Kellys Swamp). Pink-eared Ducks have decreased to 5 (3 on Pond 1; 2 on Pond 5). 2 Baillon's Crake.
Frank Antram

Sat 3 Dec Freckled Duck, Royal Spoonbill Kelly's Swamp & Jerrabomberra Wetland, Fyshwick
Freckled Duck is still present and a Royal Spoonbill observed on the swamp.
Alastair Smith

Freckled Duck Fyshwick Sewage Treatment Plant
10 Freckled Duck on Pond 1 (an 11th Freckled Duck is across the road at Kellys Swamp).
Alastair Smith

Glossy Black-Cockatoo Mt Majura
Glossy Black-Cockatoo (2) Male and female heard first and then seen crunching on casuarina nuts. Thanks Holliday.
Alastair Smith

Fri 2 Dec White-headed Pigeon Chifley
Just had a look at a dead White-headed Pigeon at a friend's house in Chifley. It flew into their window.
Michael Wright

Tue 29 Nov Cockatiel Gorooyarroo Paddocks
At 12:55 a wild type Cockatiel was observed flying eastwards on the Goorooyarroo Nature Park side of Horse Park Drive between Mapleton Avenue and Anthony Rolfe Avenue intersections.
PJ Milburn

Glossy Black-Cockatoo Mount Majura
A pair feeding and preening in a Drooping Sheoak at the summit. Heard Australian Owlet-nightjar on the way up
Steve Holliday

Pink-eared Duck, White-necked Heron, Nankeen Night Heron Gungahlin Pond ( Nicholls )
Still present today at 11am a pair of Pink-eared Duck, Nankeen night Heron on the middle island, and a White-necked Heron, on the spill way at the back of the dam
Rik Morley

Mon 28 Nov Freckled Duck Kelly's Swamp & Jerrabomberra Wetland, Fyshwick
Freckled Duck still present on Kellys.
Alastair Smith

Pink-eared Duck, Australian Spotted Crake Fyshwick Sewage Treatment Plant
8 Pink-eared Duck on Ponds 1 & 2 Australian Spotted Crake on pond 7
Alastair Smith

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