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|Subject:||Lovely (though grey and drizzly) weekend at the south coast|
|From:||Nathanael Coyne <>|
|Date:||Wed, 27 Jan 2016 00:18:55 +0000|
No birding as such but what I could see from the balcony ... weird being just two hours from Canberra yet such a different mix of species.
Almost none of the usuals we get here like magpies, galahs, Sulphur-crested Cockatoos, rosellas and Crested Pigeons.
Musk Lorikeets were by far the nosiest mob; they occupied the canopy of a tall Spotted Gum the whole time and barely shut up.
Habituated King Parrots came down to the bird feeder - at one point I had 11 of them within a metre of me.
Other visitors to the bird feeder included Red-browed Finches, Brown Cuckoo-doves and a Satin Bowerbird.
Other birds seen included many Little Wattlebirds and New Holland Honeyeaters (which here I've only seen at the ANBG), thornbills, Superb Fairy Wrens, a few Glossy Black-cockatoos and a WBSE.
Highlight was a Greater Glider in the trees outside the house.
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