Like my report below, from 8 November.
I was on a bus from Woden to city about 11:50 a.m. today. I saw 1 Whiskered Tern fly over the bus, over Lake BG (near the CC memorial jet).
From: Ryu Callaway [
Sent: Tuesday, 15 October, 2019 11:41 AM
To: COG Chat
Subject: [canberrabirds] Jerra Wetlands this morning
2 Glossy Ibis at the back of the billabongs near the car yard.
Whiskered Tern patrolling over the sewerage farm.
I'm told the 2 Pied Stilt and a *possible* Red-capped Plover was present at Shoveler Pool.
From: Sue Newbery [
Sent: Thursday, 28 November, 2019 1:52 PM
Subject: [canberrabirds] Whiskered tern on Lake Burley Griffin today at lunch time
I saw a lone Whiskered tern on my lunch time walk today. It was patrolling a stretch up and down between Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and the Segway cafe on the National Library
side of the Lake - going up and back, up and back, hunting along the way. A pleasure watching it dive. I first noticed it hanging around near the skein of Little black cormorants, also fishing, on the Lake just in front of the National Library.