Ian Fraser <>
Tue, 28 Jun 2011 16:08:48 +1000
And today a single Yellow-faced HE paid a brief visist to our Duffy
Banksia marginata; it was only allowed a few seconds before the
wattlebird saw it...|
On 28/06/2011 15:44, Tony Willis wrote:
Last year Geoffrey Dabb conducted an interesting survey on birds
that overwinter in Canberra but belong to species that are
generally accepted as being migrants, that leave us in autumn and
return the following spring.
Last Saturday, 25th June, a group of us did a circumnavigation of
Lake Ginniderra, and in the vicinity of the boat ramp at
MacDermott Place we observed this Australian reed-warbler. It was
originally in the reeds but ascended a casuarina as we watched,
apparently searching for food. As far as I remember, it was
silent the whole time.
I think it has been proposed previously that some A. reed-warblers
might stay through winter but are generally overlooked as they are
not calling through this period. We reported an A. reed-warbler
last year in the same location, on the 31st July.
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