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|Date:||Fri, 27 Jul 2018 21:22:36 +0000|
I spent an enjoyable 2 hours at Googong yesterday morning. There was a nice MFF of Yellow-rumped Thornbill, Speckled Warbler, Southern Whiteface, Diamond Firetail and Hooded Robin.
Not long after i got there the Coots raced across the water from the bay to trees near the boat ramp and i could hear Silvergulls squawking and when i turned i noted the Silvergulls were swooping a White-Bellied Sea-Eagle. The Eagle came into the bay and banked right and dove down to the water but missed it's target, it did this again with another failure. On the third attempt it came up with a Coot, the whole time the Silvergulls swooping it.
I understand birds are part of their diet but it was a first for me to see this happen.
Poor pics of this on my Ebird list for anyone interested.
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