Possible Musk Duck - Yerrabi Pond.

To: Murray DELAHOY <>, "" <>
Subject: Possible Musk Duck - Yerrabi Pond.
From: David Rees via Canberrabirds <>
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 08:52:19 +0000

Will have a look, in the past they have been regulars on Yerrabi pond, 
nice to have them back again.


On 25/09/2021 6:09 pm, Murray DELAHOY via Canberrabirds wrote:
> For those in Gungahlin,
> While taking my son for a walk around Yerrabi Pond this afternoon I am 90% 
> sure I saw a female musk duck on the main pondage.    I didn’t have my camera 
> and the mobile phone picture I took is useless.  The duck was in the middle 
> of the pondage but appeared large and had erect tail feathers.    I say 90% 
> because there’s a (small) chance it’s a female blue-billed duck if I’ve got 
> my impression of size and shape wrong.
> Either way I think this is an unusual sighting at Yerrabi Pond, and I’d be 
> interested if anyone else sees it and can settle my doubts about the ID.
> cheers
> Murray Delahoy
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