Campbell Pk today: excellent birding

To: "'Rick Kuhn'" <>, "'COG list'" <>
Subject: Campbell Pk today: excellent birding
From: "Steve Read" <>
Date: Sun, 7 Dec 2014 15:34:26 +1100

In a similar grouping of 3, yesterday at Jerrabomberra Wetlands young Eurasian Coot, young Dusky Moorhen and young Purple Swamphen could be seen at the same time – each black and fluffy.  The single young coot was being offered waterweed by its parent, which dived repeatedly to get more.




From: Rick Kuhn [
Sent: Sunday, 7 December 2014 3:06 PM
To: COG list
Subject: [canberrabirds] Campbell Pk today: excellent birding


Between 9:30 and 11:30 highlights were

  • Choughs, Magpie Lark and Willy Wagtail all on their respective mud nests in descending order of size and altitude in the same tree
  • White-browed Wood Swallow (not particularly in common) in numbers, including on nest
  • A Pair of Australian Hobbys
  • White-winged Trillerrs

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