I know i didn't really happen, but this morning about
0830, the sun wasn't yet through the clouds,
standing on the ACT/NSW border at the point where
Ginninderra Creek crosses,
I heard what could only be described as a whooping sound
(as in whooping cough).
Looking up i observed at about 25 metres (not very high)
which my brain processed in order as (white) ibis; (great) egret;
blue crane; white-faced heron; then brolga.
It was heading NW
and I reckon would have crossed
the Murrumbidge close to where the Molongolo joins it.
It wasn't flying in a determined manner, but rather
ambling as if it was expecting to join its mates in a wet paddock not far
I am not claiming a brolga, unless of course anyone else