|Date:||Thu, 31 Mar 2005 01:09:17 +0100|
The long weekend was dominated by yellow-tailed black cockatoos. They seem to be haunting my every move, which is not necessarily a bad thing. 3 flew very low (eye-level from the top bays) over the driving range at Narrabundah on Saturday, then some more flew over Yowani as I was driving home. I'm also sure I heard some down at Numeralla, east of Cooma, on Sunday. Then yesterday I heard more while looking for the zebra finches near Jarramlee. My fear that perhaps I was hearing things that didn't exist was quashed when 6 of them appeared and flew directly over me, only a metre over my head. Another group could be heard calling further away. In addition to the YTBCs, there was a hive of activity near Jarramlee. A lot of dusky woodswallows (including a juvenile), white-plumed h/e, 2 goldfinches (one in transition from immature to adult), kookaburras, a wave of willie wagtails, redrumps and lots more.
David, due to my brother's advice, I did a quick count and have found that my ACT lifelist stands at 154 so please add me to the list.
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