Thanks for the very interesting account Bruce,
possibly no surprise that I always enjoy these kinds of posts comparing notes on
what is present or absence on local patches.
Like others I noted that on Saturday, particularly
early, birds were very quiet. I put it down to the cold but dry
conditions, but that's pure speculation.
Also interesting was that I didn't find a Wood Duck
over the entire weekend. Usually they are scattered over the several local
dams. My daughter claimed that they were all in Yarralumla Bay where she
was participating in a triathlon, but now I know at least some were at Point Hut
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