interesting sightings this morning

To: 'sandra henderson' <>, 'Cog line' <>
Subject: interesting sightings this morning
From: Philip Veerman <>
Date: Thu, 12 May 2016 01:37:01 +0000

I also go there sort of regularly. Although most sort of counts are by hearing them from the upper walkway (which changed after 2003), with only a handful of viewings over the years. In winter usually. Can’t think that I have ever noticed as much as 8 in a day (anywhere – perhaps in Tasmania). They are normally far less social than most honeyeaters and I find at that place on those times that I do notice them, would usually space out something like 100 to 200 metres apart.




From: sandra henderson [
Sent: Thursday, 12 May, 2016 9:54 AM
To: Cog line
Subject: [canberrabirds] interesting sightings this morning


At Kambah Pool Reserve, at least eight Crescent Honeyeaters moving through flowering mistletoe on the casuarinas at water's edge. Birds were in trees both sides of river, and calling frequently.  Have not seen such a large number of these in the past, and have never seen one in this reserve in the past.


At the roundabout on Tralee St in Hume, a fox carrying what I suspect was a raven, being pursued by nine ravens.


sandra h

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