Caught bird

To: 'Mark Clayton' <>, "" <>
Subject: Caught bird
From: Geoff <>
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2015 03:51:48 +0000



I was originally attracted by a Wood Duck in a nearby tree. Then the Galahs came along. It is too high for me to get it out. Should I report it to someone or is it just bad luck?


Yes Sugar Gliders.







From: Mark Clayton [
Sent: Monday, 17 August 2015 1:40 PM
To: 'Geoff' <>;
Subject: RE: [canberrabirds] Caught bird




The wing belongs to a Wood Duck and obviously has managed to get itself trapped by the looks of things. At this time of year holes are a valuable commodity with many hole nesting species starting to think very seriously about breeding, resulting in squabbles between different species. I assume the gliders you refer to are Sugar Gliders?






Does anyone know what belongs to this wing? It is caught in a hole in a dead tree about 25’ from the ground.


A galah was screeching at the hole which caused 4 gliders to race out. I saw 2 glide to different trees and disappear into other holes. The galahs chased the gliders as they went into the holes.







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