You missed a great evening with the girls at the sewage ponds (one of whom
spotted TWO Little Grebes)!
on 14/10/08 1:53 PM, Tony Russell at wrote:
> Hi all , just home from a Darwin dash for the Little Grebe with Bob and
> Trish Sothman and Enid Pascoe.
> Many thanks to Niven McCrie for accessing Leanyer Ponds again and
> locating the Grebe, along with a couple of Little Curlews, a Yellow
> Wagtail, an Oriental Plover, maybe as many as four Little Ringed
> Plovers, and sundry other pond birds.
> Other highlights found were the Rufous and Barking Owls in the Gardens
> (but dipped on the Oriental Cuckoo), the Chestnut Rail at Buffalo Creek,
> a pair of Mangrove Golden Whistlers at Adelaide River. Got the Rainbow
> Pitta at Howard Springs and near East Point - and heard others at
> LeePoint and Fogg Dam forest walk. Fogg Dam is dry on the RHS going in,
> no White-browed Crakes sighted on the LHS wet areas.
> Very hot and humid for us Mexicans.
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