Crake sighting Belconnen

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Subject: Crake sighting Belconnen
From: Bron King <>
Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2012 14:17:29 +1000
I had an unexpected sighting while strolling near overcast Lake Ginninderra at 9.15am yesterday (5th April).

Behind the usual water birds, flew in what I took to be a blackbird amongst plastic bag lined reeds, but on closer scrutiny it
turned out to be a Spotless Crake 350m from Belconnen Mall!  It stayed for a little over a minute at the end of a short drain.
(see red circle on map below -35.231301,149.065458)
I pulled out a camera for a few quick photos #


I assume this is fairly rare and worth an email.  Should I record it more formally?

Bron King
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