Altona list

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Subject: Altona list
From: "Lawrie Conole" <>
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2001 10:02:38 +1100
I had the good fortune to be checking out sites around the Altona sewage
treatment and Laverton Creek estuary plant in western Melbourne yesterday.
Not bad for a highly disturbed area.  The list follows:

Black Swan
Pacific Black Duck
Australasian Shoveler
Grey Teal
Chestnut Teal
Hoary-headed Grebe
Little Pied Cormorant
Pied Cormorant
Little Black Cormorant
Great Cormorant
Australian Pelican
White-faced Heron
Little Egret
Nankeen Night Heron
Australian White Ibis
Royal Spoonbill
Whistling Kite
Swamp Harrier
Brown Falcon
Eurasian Coot
Common Greenshank
Red-necked Stint
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper
Pied Oystercatcher
Black-winged Stilt
Masked Lapwing
Pacific Gull
Silver Gull
Common Tern
Whiskered Tern
Rock Dove
Spotted Turtle-Dove
Crested Pigeon
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo
Superb Fairy-wren
Yellow-rumped Thornbill
Red Wattlebird
White-plumed Honeyeater
New Holland Honeyeater
Grey Fantail
Willie Wagtail
Australian Magpie
Little Raven
Richard's Pipit
House Sparrow
European Greenfinch
European Goldfinch
Welcome Swallow
Little Grassbird
Golden-headed Cisticola
Common Blackbird
Common Starling
Common Myna
Brown Hare
Eastern Snake-necked Turtle
62 species

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