FW: [canberrabirds] the aftermath of the blitz

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Subject: FW: [canberrabirds] the aftermath of the blitz
From: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:36:20 +0000
Habitat specific little chaps.  At Callum Brae you can get a reasonable
tally, but only at or near exotic tangles eg blackberries, not in open
woodland.  I think the abundant Noisy Miner might have contributed to that
marked habitat preference.  At Campbell Park I had only 2 pairs, at separate
locations, both in exotic tangles.

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From: Sue Beatty <>
Sent: Monday, 29 October 2018 6:04 PM
To: 'Alison Mackerras' <>;

Subject: the aftermath of the blitz

That's odd, I didn't notice any on either the Nursery Swamp track or up in
the Brindabellas either.

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From: Alison Mackerras <>
Sent: Monday, 29 October 2018 5:51 PM
Subject: the aftermath of the blitz

I agree with Phillip about the lack of superb fairy-wrens. I only saw 6 all
weekend - one group of three and three singles. Usually at Causarina Sands
and along the Molonglo (near the RSPCA) there is another group every 100
metres or so.


On 29/10/18 10:12 am, Barbara Allan wrote:
> Many thanks to all who participated in COG’s bird blitz over the
> weekend. I’ve been (happily) inundated with eBird records and it will
> take me a while to get though them and get back to you if I have any
> queries – especially as I have non-birding visitors! Just a reminder
> to the hard-copy folk – do get your records prepared and either bring
> them to the next COG meeting on Nov 14 or mail them to COG, PO box
> 301, Civic Square 2608. The general consensus thus far is, it is
> pretty quiet out there.  I was pleased to pick up Rose Robin and
> Bassian Thrush (Blundells CK) and Wonga Pigeon (Blue Range Hut and de
> Salis Ck) and Satin Flycatcher (Lick Hole Rd) but the only raptors
> were kestrels (Cotter Hut), and only one Scarlet Robin (Cotter Hut).
> It will be most interesting to see the overall picture. Once again,
> many thanks to all participants. b


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