FW: [canberrabirds] Which hide and time of day?

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Subject: FW: [canberrabirds] Which hide and time of day?
From: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2019 21:54:45 +0000

It’s not really my story to tell, Steve, but I’ve seen the male once from the Bittern hide where I believe most of the VERY INTERMITTENT AND FLEETING sightings have been.  Shorty saw a juv from Cygnus.  As to time, take as a starting point HANZAB:  ‘Mainly crepuscular and nocturnal …’


Among those not having the best of years so far:  Australian cricket followers, gardeners, beetle-eating bird species, US govt workers, polar bears.


From: Steve Read <>
Sent: Thursday, 3 January 2019 3:59 PM
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Subject: [canberrabirds] Which hide and time of day?


Having just returned to Canberra after eight days in the Victorian forests without email or internet, I haven’t read all the chatline emails or eBIrd entries about our Little Bittern(s). Can someone please enlighten me as to which hide at the Jerra Wetlands, and which hour of the day, provide the highest viewing probability?


Happy New Year to everyone, by the way




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