birding-aus Banded Lapwings and Cape Barren Geese at Avalon

Subject: birding-aus Banded Lapwings and Cape Barren Geese at Avalon
From: "Paul McDonald" <>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 1999 20:13:29 +1100
Hi All, 

Back to the birds, hopefully!

At Avalon Airport today I noticed a Banded Lapwing with 2 recently 
fledged chicks. I have only seen them once at the Western 
Treatment Plant so far and they are no longer nesting in the old 
haunts that they used in the late 80s.

Also saw 6 Cape Barren Geese feeding off the side of the road near 
the Avalon Speedway, are these birds from Serendip, as per the 

Happy twitching or birding, 


Paul McDonald
Division of Botany and Zoology
School of Life Sciences
Australian National University
Canberra, A.C.T.
Australia       0200

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