[UNCLASSIFIED] G cormorant, domestic duck

Subject: [UNCLASSIFIED] G cormorant, domestic duck
Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2007 18:31:24 +1100

Around the lakes and ponds of Belconnen I have been surprised by the number of domestic ducks and great cormorants. Are they breeding?


McKellar Pond: At McKellar pond yesterday was a brown domestic duck with a white throat.

Giralang pond: Strangely the all-brown domestic duck seen recently at McKellar pond had moved to Giralang pond, across the road. Two great cormorants. I vote Giralang pond as one of the most garbage-ridden in ACT- it is a shame there was no ‘clean up Australia day’ activity here (I presume).

Lake Ginninderra Peninsula/Diddams- 6 great cormorants. 2 immature white plumed honeyeaters.

LG Western Foreshores park- 6 domestic ducks


Benj Whitworth


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