Jibbon Head, Bundeena, Royal National Park

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Subject: Jibbon Head, Bundeena, Royal National Park
From: "Troy Mutton" <>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2007 16:59:38 +1000
Hi all,

Had the day off to finish an essay, which I did, so went out to Bundeena/Jibbon 
Head (Royal NP, Sydney, NSW) today. Highlights were 2 seperate sightings of 
Eastern Whipbirds and a Grey Shrike Thrush that nearly hit my car as I drove 
in, and from the beach where there is a path going to Shelly Beach, the patch 
of trees at this intersection provided: Masked Woodswallow, Spangled Drongo 
(4), Silvereye (about 40), Brown Thornbill, Eastern Spinebill (10+), Red 
Wattlebird, Yellow-faced Honeyeater, Lewins Honeyeater, Grey Fantail, and on 
the beach, 2 Little Pied Cormorants, and about 40 Silver Gulls. Went looking 
for Eastern Reef Egrets around the rocks at the headland, and (predictably) 
didn't see any, and also to look at the rock engravings, which I've meant to 
check before but hadn't until today. They're quite impressive and largely 

If anyone has a spot for Reef Egrets in/near Sydney where they've seen them 
recently, I would appreciate any info.

All in all, a pretty enjoyable way to extend my long weekend. Apart from the 


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