|To:||"Andrew Cockburn" <>|
|From:||"martin butterfield" <>|
|Date:||Thu, 24 Jan 2008 12:33:12 +1100|
I do not believe it. After getting up semi-early and driving in (thus missing Sandra's sighting by about 20 minutes) and spending an hour and a half there this happens just after I leave. Was the bird watching and waiting for me to leave?
Alternatively, I did see a lot of carp in the shallows: are you sure it wasn't a leaping fish?
Actually the morning was pleasant, spent discussing the sins of Palerang Council with fellow residents as well as searching for non-existent bitterns. We did see: a nice flight of Little Corellas coming out of the pines; an Australian Hobby sitting in a tree (probably looking at the cavorting flock of nitterns in the reeds) , a Dollarbird (with its back to Lake - undoubtedly bored with the antics of the Little Bittern hordes), and Dusky Woodswallows. We heard a couple of Little Grassbirds (Little Bitterns don't have a 3-note whistling call do they?).
Grrr. I'll be back on Sunday.
On Jan 24, 2008 10:14 AM, Andrew Cockburn <> wrote:
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