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|From:||Martin Butterfield <>|
|Date:||Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:47:01 +0000|
On Saturday we visited Kellys Swamp where the most unusual sighting was 10 Red-kneed Dotterel standing in the water visible from Cynus hide. The water didn't reach to their red ankles. An additional 5 birds of this species were visible on the mud closest to the offices.
Yesterday a mixed bathing flock visited our bird baths. In the space of 5 minutes we had White-naped Honeyeater, Yellow-faced Honeyeater, Eastern Spinebill. Brown and Striated Thornbill, Superb Fairywren, White-browed Scrubwren and Silvereye. One of the White-naped Honeyeaters was a juvenile with the bare skin around its eye bright golden in colour, which really puzzled me for a short while.
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