Mulgoa Cattle Egrets
Michael Hunter <>
Sun, 16 Jul 2017 22:20:37 +0000
I counted more than 50 Cattle Egrets in Mulgoa Valley yesterday, briefly
in a single flock, but few Cattle. Frosty Mornings.
First Rufous Whistler calling, also Cuckoos , a Spotted Pardalote.
Magpie groups have broken up and a Raven seen carrying nesting twigs. At least
a dozen Pied Currawongs messing up the yard, and various water containers, with
White Cedar berries. Five Choughs under the Chinese Elms along the drive.
Not a single House Sparrow since the Horse people next door and their
horses departed about four years ago, common before then.
Bar-shouldered Dove now our commonest garden bird, followed by Red-
whiskered Bul-buls, but Superb Blue Wrens ever present.
Aus Grebes back on the dam.
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