Meanwhile at FSP

To: Geoffrey Dabb <>, "" <>
Subject: Meanwhile at FSP
From: John Harris <>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:15:03 +0000
Pity about the crakes!
People will just have to make the long trek out to remote Gungahlin!
But there are waders which like rocky foreshores too

From: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Date: Thursday, 17 April 2014 6:30 pm
To: "" <m("","canberrabirds");">>
Subject: FW: [canberrabirds] Meanwhile at FSP



‘FSP’ is our usual way of referring to Fyshwick Sewage Ponds.  This popular birdwatching venue has been closed to us for well over a year, first for the construction of the new electricity substation and then for  reconstruction of the margins of the ponds to avoid erosion from wave action.  Our enquiries about just what that will entail have been met with the response that ‘rocks’ will be used.  Now we have an idea of the progress of this long-running project and an indication of what kind of rocky margins we shall see when access is again allowed.  When they said ‘rocks’, they meant rocks.  Crake-seekers, for example, will probably be disappointed.


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