Crace Pond Swamp Rat

To: Con Boekel <>, canberrabirds chatline <>
Subject: Crace Pond Swamp Rat
From: Robin Hide <>
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2016 06:38:16 +0000


isn’t that a Water Rat - (Hydromys chrysogaster)?





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From: Con Boekel [
Sent: Friday, 15 July 2016 4:16 PM
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Subject: Crace Pond Swamp Rat


A Swamp Rat can now be seen from time to time swimming around Crace Pond.


When the Coot see it on the surface, they follow it from a distance.


Also present this morning: Coot, Dusky Moorhen, Wood Duck (copulating yesterday), Non-Pacific Black Duck (quite a ferocious fight between two of them this morning), Purple Swamphen.






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