To: Birding Aus <>
Subject: Canberra
From: Charles Hunter <>
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 09:05:01 +1000 (EST)
Hi all,

  I had a great weekend birding in Canberra last weekend (23rd/24th September).

  Good information on the Canberra Ornithologists Group (COG) website lead me 
to Jerrabomberra Wetlands and Campbell Park.

  At Jerrabomberra Wetlands on Saturday 23rd:

   - Yellow-rumped Thornbill
   - Red-browed Finch
   - Clamorous Reed-Warbler (new sighting for me)
   - Eurasian Coots
   - Dusky Moorhen
   - Purple Swamphen
   - Pelican
   - Grey Teal (new sighting for me)
   - Dusky Moorhens
   - Baillon's Crake (late in the afternoon on my second visit of the day. A 
new sighting for me)
   - Pink-eared Duck
   - Eurpoean Goldfinch
   - Grey Fantail
   - Silvereye
   - Australian Shovelar
   - Little Pied Cormorant
   - Grey-Shrike Thrush
   - Blackbird
   - Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike

  Campbell Park
   - White-winged Triller (new sighting for me)
   - Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
   - Dusky Woodswallow
   - Noisy Friarbird
   - Weebill
   - Double-barred Finch

  A successful 3-4 hours birding. I strongly recommend these easily accessable 

  Charles Hunter
  Paddington, Sydney

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