Bird counting, Dairy Flat this afternoon

To: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Subject: Bird counting, Dairy Flat this afternoon
From: Denise Kay via Canberrabirds <>
Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2023 06:28:52 +0000
I received this one in last week found on the ground under powerlines in McGregor, initially thought it was an Intermediate but it had an orange spot on the top of its head , now you mention cattle Egrets could I have improperly identified it .Released to Giralang pond no injuries evident the following day . I considered the McGregor powerlines location risky. And I’m pleased Dairy Flat road is still referred to as Dairy Flat road 😊.


On 16 Apr 2023, at 4:13 pm, Geoffrey Dabb <> wrote:

All Cattle Egrets, Steve, no breeding colour I could see.  2 smaller flocks joined to make that large one.   g
From: Steve Read <> 
Sent: Sunday, April 16, 2023 2:53 PM
To: 'Geoffrey Dabb' <>
Subject: RE: [Canberrabirds] Bird counting, Dairy Flat this afternoon
Nice, Geoffrey. For those of us with ordinary monitors, can you please let us know which egret that is? I can’t blow up the image sufficiently without degradation.
From: Canberrabirds <> On Behalf Of Geoffrey Dabb
Sent: Sunday, April 16, 2023 2:47 PM
To: Canberrabirds <>
Subject: [Canberrabirds] Bird counting, Dairy Flat this afternoon
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