FW: [canberrabirds] Wedge-tailed Eagle

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Subject: FW: [canberrabirds] Wedge-tailed Eagle
From: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Date: Sun, 3 Jan 2016 21:17:32 +0000

Agree Denis  -  a quick visit by a single person can be OK but a group is not good.  Worst of all is spending time at a nest or a succession of people as, apart from deserting, the adults will not approach with humans in the vicinity. 


From: Denis Wilson [
Sent: Sunday, 3 January 2016 11:34 PM
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Subject: Re: [canberrabirds] Wedge-tailed Eagle


Am I the only person who is surprised that COG members are going quite close to a
 Wedgie nest, especially one with a chick close to fledging?


It used be said that Wedgies were very susceptible to deserting a nest if disturbed.


Maybe this chick or the parents are past the point of being disturbed?

I don't know, but I feel compelled to raise the question.


Denis Wilson


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