Spotted turtle doves not sighted but heard cooing
contentedly from our front yard palm tree for the past 2 mornings - right
alongside the newly hatched Common Mynahs.
On a brighter note last week down the coast while
paddling the Bumbo River we had no less than 20 sightings of Azure Kingfishers,
14 on our outward journey and 6 on the return. We usually see one or
two when paddling this stretch, and whilst there was almost certainly some
doubling up it would seem there is a thriving population of these little gems
here. Also sighted a pair of Sacred Kingfishers, plus good close
up views of 2 adult and one juvenile Sea Eagles in close proximity with 4
Whistling Kites. Arrival of a power boat, even though it was moving
slowly, dispersed the birds.
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