Lake Road A Painted-snipe

To: 'Geoffrey Dabb' <>, "" <>
Subject: Lake Road A Painted-snipe
From: Chris Davey <>
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2017 05:32:06 +0000

Certainly the male is closest to blob and could be still incubating. Will have to see if additional blobs appear.





From: Geoffrey Dabb [
Sent: Friday, February 3, 2017 1:10 PM
Subject: [canberrabirds] Lake Road A Painted-snipe


Circumstances not favourable for photography but it seems to me looking at a couple of not very serious snaps for the record that the pair MIGHT have a chick.  By no means conclusive.  I think Steve has video of an aggressive lunge by the male scattering the duck when they approached the possible chick location.  The cryptic patch does look a bit like the chick picture in HANZAB.




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