Mt Ainslie East woodland survey

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Subject: Mt Ainslie East woodland survey
From: Michael Lenz <>
Date: Sun, 24 Sep 2017 08:30:10 +0000
The spring survey on the lower eastern slope of Mt Ainslie was carried out by Michael Lenz on Sunday, 24 Sep. Gusty winds and a few calmer spells were the key weather feature. The area is heavily overgrazed and carpeted with kangaroo droppings. 27 species were present at sites and 10 additional species elsewhere.

The most widespread species at the 9 sites were: Crimson Rosella (6x), Australian Magpie (5x), and Eastern Rosella, Grey Fantail and Noisy Miner (4x). Small birds were often hard to find.
Spring arrivals included Rufous Whistler, Noisy Friarbird, Western Gerygone, White-throated Gerygone (all 3 individuals gave only partial song, sounding just like Western Gerygones). Also present Speckled Warbler, Mistletoebird, Brown Goshawk and passing at great height (heard only) White-browed Woodswallow.
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