Brush turkey Tending Mound

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Subject: Brush turkey Tending Mound
From: "Kurtis Lindsay" <>
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2005 17:49:52 +1100
Hi all,
Was doing some bush regen in a small patch of damp gully bush vegetation behind Alexander Street in Roseville, Sydney and saw a male Brush Turkey tending a rather large mound in a neighbours backyard.
 I asked a neighbour how long it had been there for and they told me it had been seen on and off for a few months and that there has been a few more Brush Turkeys associating with it.
Hopefully some chicks will be produced from the mound. 
Does anyone know month chicks usually leave their mounds?
Also saw a female Satin bowerbird and a large water dragon.
Kurtis Lindsay
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