Oh... just something to make you jealous from the South Coast (Square-ta

To: "Dimitris Bertzeletos" <>, "canberra birds" <>
Subject: Oh... just something to make you jealous from the South Coast (Square-tailed Kite)
From: "Rod's Gardening" <>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 23:23:01 +1100
I had last weekend at the coast, saw many of the same highlights as Dimitris.  Special mention though, must go to the following:
-  Grey Goshawk harassing and being harassed by Pied Butcherbirds, Kookaburras, Pied Currawongs and Magpies.  Tuross side of Coila Lake.
-  Brush Bronzewing, my first.  Northern side of Coila Lake.
-  Topknot Pigeons x 12, female Scarlet Honeyeater, BarTailed Godwits X 2.  All on northern side of Coila Lake.
-  Azure Kingfishers, est. 12 individuals from 20 plus sightings. incl. a near head-on collision with 2 birds.   Coila Creek
-  White-bellied Sea Eagle, awesome sight flying in the narrow confines of Coila Creek.
-  Mixed feeding flock comprising 30+ Yellow-rumped Thornbills, 3 Yellow Thornbills, Superb Fairy  Wrens, Jacky Winters, Eastern Yellow Robins, female Leaden Flycatchers x 2, Grey Fantails, and a Rose Robin.  Also a possible Diamond Firetail and Mistletoe Bird.  Upper reaches of Coila Creek, where the fresh water trickles in.
-  Eastern Curle x 8, Little Curlew x sooty Oystercatcher, Striated Heron x 2.  Tomakin
-  Osprey, Glossy-black Cockatoos x 3.  Durras lake.
-  Rufous Fantail, Whipbirds x 4, and another Rose Robin.  Monga NP on the way home. 
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