Mt Majura Woodland Survey - Spring 21

To: Danny McCreadie <>
Subject: Mt Majura Woodland Survey - Spring 21
From: Richard Allen via Canberrabirds <>
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 11:35:13 +0000
Extremely. Silvereye much more likely melodic mystery bird in bushes. They often sit hidden calling if they have a nest nearby. 


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On 25 Sep 2021, at 6:14 pm, Danny McCreadie via Canberrabirds <> wrote:

Thanks Kathy and John,


I suspect one of the missing Speckled Warblers is in my back yard in Forde. I have had one singing in the bushes along the back fence for around 2 weeks now. It stops when I try to get a look so I am only going by the song.


Is it unusual to have them in suburbia like that?




From: Canberrabirds <> On Behalf Of John and Kathy
Sent: Saturday, September 25, 2021 5:28 PM
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Subject: [Canberrabirds] Mt Majura Woodland Survey - Spring 21


The Mt Majura Woodland surveys were conducted on 19, 20 and 25 Sept. Luckily we live in the same general area as our survey sites and were not affected by COVID restrictions. Very wet underfoot at about half the sites and we wished we had worn rubber boots! Lots of Yellowbox flowering at most sites. Around 30 species seen in total over the 9 sites. Unfortunately only one site had any small birds with Yellow-rumped Thornbill, Grey Fantail, Misletoebird and Weebills. No Speckled Warblers to be seen at either of our regular sites. Hopefully they were just keeping a low profile and not gone altogether. Many Red Wattlebirds, Noisy Friarbirds and Yellow-faced Honeyeaters seen at a number of sites.


Kathy Walter and John Goldie

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