The Wb SE is recorded at various times from the
Lake George area. Youmay see them gliding along the escarpment, at other
times they maybe sitting on a fence post anywhere in the middle of the
lake or flying over the water. Today I also had one in almost adult plumage
on the southern end of the lake. But all records of this species are of
interest. Please add your observation to the COG data base.
Sent: Saturday, February 04, 2012 5:05 PM
Subject: [canberrabirds] White-bellied Sea Eagle
I am not sure if this is of particular interest, but I just saw something
that looked suspiciously like an adult WB Sea Eagle. But Erika, you say, was it
not a Black-shouldered Kite? To this I say, Nay! It was the size of an eagle,
and did not have the conspicuous black shoulder patch. Admittedly, I saw the
bird perched in a large gum tree near a dam while driving, and as I was a
passenger I could not demand that we stop.
Anywho, I'm not sure if they are uncommon in this area so I thought I would
mention it. Maybe if anyone is in the area they can go check it out.
Shingle Hill Way on the right side of the road when heading away from
Gundaroo, just before it joins the federal hwy. I saw it at about 4.30pm.