Red-necked Avocets

To: Mark Clayton <>
Subject: Red-necked Avocets
From: Jeannie Gray via Canberrabirds <>
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 05:24:47 +0000
Mark, they weren't visible from the lookout when we were there. Obviously if we'd timed it better we could have saved ourselves the rather soggy trek!

On Mon, 29 Nov 2021, 4:06 pm Mark Clayton via Canberrabirds, <> wrote:
My wife and I went to the lookout on the Federal Highway this morning to
look at the lake and as Jeannie says there were lots of Red-necked
Avocets visible. I didn't try to count them but easily 60 plus.


On 29/11/2021 2:08 pm, Jeannie Gray via Canberrabirds wrote:
> I don't know if anyone else has reported this, but David Landon and I
> have just seen 60-odd of these birds on Lake George. Walk south from
> the far end of Anderson picnic area, through (round) two gates, keep
> going along lake shoreline. There seem to be two spots where the birds
> are gathered, one maybe 400m from picnic area, the other a bit further
> away. Extraordinary sight!
> Cheers, Jeannie Gray
This is the email announcement and discussion list of the Canberra Ornithologists Group.
Emails posted to the list that exceed 2 MB (2,000 kB) in size, including attachments, will be rejected.
All emails distributed via the list are archived at It is a condition of list membership that you agree to your contributions being archived.

Canberrabirds mailing list

Attachment: ATT00001.txt
Description: ATT00001.txt

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>

The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely a compilation of material sent by many people to the Canberra Ornithologists Group mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way. If you wish to get material removed from the archive or have other queries about the list contact David McDonald, list manager, phone (02) 6231 8904 or email . If you can not contact David McDonald e-mail Andrew Taylor at this address: andrewt@cse.unsw.EDU.AU