Narrabundah Hill 11am to 1.15pm - incl YF Honeyeaters

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Subject: Narrabundah Hill 11am to 1.15pm - incl YF Honeyeaters
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Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2012 15:29:24 +1000

Northern boundary fence 27 species:


. 1 plump Brown Snake crossing the track. Water draining in places across the track and glad I wore my old boots!


. 3 Pairs Scarlet Robins – or was I being followed ? in which case maybe one pair.  They did seem curious.

. 5 Yellow -tailed Black Cockatoos – these stayed in the vicinity all the time then moved towards Mt Stromlo about 1pm

. 2 small groups of Yellow-faced Honeyeaters flying towards NE

. 1 White-throated Treecreeper (probably male) I have not seen in NH before

. 7 Black-faced Cuckoo Shrikes – with immature birds in the group – this appeared to be a family

. 1 King Parrot

. 3 Laughing Kookaburras

. Superb Wrens ++ - usually seen with other small birds in feeding flocks

. Grey Fantails ++ - dark colouring with lemon underbelly

. Yellow-rumped Thornbills ++

. 1 Speckled Warbler

. 2 Brown Thornbill

. Red-browed Firetails

. Double-barred Finch

. Silvereye

. Eastern Rosella

. Crimson Rosella

. Galahs

. Sulphur-crested Cockatoos

. 6 Choughs

. Currawongs

. 2 Australian Kestrel

. Red Wattlebirds

. 3 Willie Wagtails

. Crested Pigeons

. Magpies

. Magpie Larks


No duskies, no tawnies, no ducks, no starlings, or Euro Goldfinch, no common Myna, no Noisy Miner.



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