Tern! Tern! Tern! (to misquote Pete Seeger)

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Subject: Tern! Tern! Tern! (to misquote Pete Seeger)
From: "Richard Nowotny" <>
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2012 22:30:57 +1100
A big tern day at the Western Treatment Plant (Werribee, Vic) today (with
John and Shirley Tongue and family):


Caspian, Crested, Common, Whiskered, White-winged Black, Little, Fairy.


[I suspect there aren't too many individual sites around the world where one
can see 7 tern species in a day.]


Other good birds today included Great Knot, Pacific Golden Plover, Lewin's
Rail, Banded Stilt, Banded Lapwing, White-necked Heron and that remarkable
number of Freckled Duck at Walsh's Lagoon (estimated, on the wing, at well
over 50).


Richard Nowotny


Port Melbourne, Victoria

M: 0438 224 456



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