Interesting species

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Subject: Interesting species
From: Rosemary Blemings <>
Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2017 03:34:55 +0000
This morning from about 10.30 two of us visited the paddocks accessed past the 
horse yards on the corner of Gibbes and Hoskins Streets, HALL.

Varied Sittellas were in the trees near the dam at -35.168749, 149.062710
What we took to be a Scarlet Robin turned out to be a Red-capped Robin.

When we returned to the dam area later a Speckled Warbler was seen in company 
of Yellow-Rumped Thornbills. The shrub layer in these paddocks is non-existent.
There were at least three Kookaburras active and vocal in this general area.
One Eucalypt hosted a Striated Pardalote nest if their bringing nesting 
material to it is any guide. 1.5 m away was a hollow with  Honeybees very 

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