Report of Sunday 5 July COG outing

Subject: Report of Sunday 5 July COG outing
From: "Canberra Ornithologists Group Inc." <>
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2009 09:09:54 +1000 (EST)

A small group met at Farrer Ridge early on 5 July.  At the parking area near Erindale Drive numbers of Weebills were busy in the small eucalypts, and we continued to see and hear Weebills most of the way.  Near the track under the powerlines we came upon a very busy pair of Yellow-rumped Thornbills busy carrying nest material into a clump of mistletoe only a metre or so above the ground.  On those lower slopes as well as further up the ridge we saw several Scarlet Robins - male and female. Where the track up to the trig starts there were a couple of Speckled Warblers, together with Weebills and  more Yellow-rumped Thornbills. Views from the top were great, on a cool but still and sunny morning.  Two Wedgetailed Eagles were circling over the end of the Wanniassa hills. 
Twenty four species seen altogether, with others including a Grey Butcherbird, King Parrots, Crimson and Eastern Rosellas and Grey Shrike-thrushes.

Sandra Henderson 

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>

The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely a compilation of material sent by many people to the Canberra Ornithologists Group mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way. If you wish to get material removed from the archive or have other queries about the list contact David McDonald, list manager, phone (02) 6231 8904 or email . If you can not contact David McDonald e-mail Andrew Taylor at this address: andrewt@cse.unsw.EDU.AU