FW: [canberrabirds] Postscript

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Subject: FW: [canberrabirds] Postscript
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Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:02:08 +0000



From: Rosemary Blemings [
Sent: Thursday, 29 September 2016 1:11 PM
To: Geoffrey Dabb
Subject: Re: [canberrabirds] Postscript


Geoffrey's Galahs seem to be eating chickweed. Both the chickweed species are edible according to The Weed Foragers Handbook. They make a different and nutritious change from bought lettuces we've found.



On 29/09/2016, at 11:23 AM, Geoffrey Dabb wrote:

The lapwing chicks mentioned yesterday were not the ones at Kelly Swamp but the ones in Commonwealth Park, getting a graphic airing  following the discussion about birds at Floriade.  The fact is there are quite a few of these chaps around Canberra at the moment, relishing the thriving sodden lawns and the absence of mowers  -  along with these lawn connoisseurs, also enjoying Commonwealth Park.  




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