Kellys, Friday afternoon

To: Canberra Birds <>
Subject: Kellys, Friday afternoon
From: Paul Taylor <>
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2005 19:33:31 +1100
martin butterfield wrote:
Moving round to the Inlet Channel it was rather warm and the target
> species were finding it more pleasant to stay within the reeds
> (or elsewhere out of sight).

Two Spotless Crakes and one Baillon's Crake were present around 6:30pm
this evening; no sign of Spotted Crake or Buff-banded Rail, though.
The Baillon's fled after a close encounter of the Spotless kind, which
served to highlight the surprising size difference between the two -
much more than you'd expect based on the field guide measurements.

I was intrigued about the purpose of the fluoro pink stake that has
> suddenly appeared next to the Climbing Tree.

A baiting site?


   Paul Taylor                                  Veni, vidi, tici -
                           I came, I saw, I ticked.

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