Unusual road kill
Anthony Overs via Canberrabirds <>
Sun, 12 Feb 2023 06:58:51 +0000
On Friday morning I was driving south on the Tuggeranong Parkway and as I
approached the Molonglo River bridge I could see a black and white lump on the
very narrow bridge roadside. As I got closer I recognised the lump as a Little
Quite often as I’ve driven over Scrivener dam, I’ve seen waterbirds flying
along the river, and up high over the dam. That includes Darter, and great,
little black, and little pied cormorants.
I would assume that a cormorant commuting along the river would fly under the
bridge. This bird must’ve flown very low over the bridge rail to get hit by a
vehicle. Very unusual.
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