Fwd: Ewan Maddock Dam, Sunday, Jan 20, 2012 - South-east Queensland

To: Russ Lamb <>
Subject: Fwd: Ewan Maddock Dam, Sunday, Jan 20, 2012 - South-east Queensland
From: Tim Siggs <>
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 20:13:18 +1000
Hi Jill and Russ. Just thought I'd 'chip in' about the Glossy Ibis. There
were a maximum of 5 there late December.

Cheers, Tim

On Sun, Jan 20, 2013 at 5:12 PM, Russ Lamb <>wrote:

> Jill,
>      Ah, what a difference 8 hours of hot sun can make!. Called-in to the
> very spot you described at 3pm this arvo on way back from Caloundra. Only
> stayed 15 mins, just wanted to check that we had seen a Glossy Ibis as we
> speed over the causway this morning. Very few waterbirds around, nothing
> like the numbers you saw, I suspect most birds were sheltering under
> whatever cover they could find.
>       Did get the Glossy Ibis (feeding very energetically), Jabiru, single
> Latham's Snipe and a couple of Sharpies. No Nankeen Night Heron seen, but I
> have had them here and on the other side on a number of previous occasions.
>         It looks like the Black-tailed Native-hen and Australasian
> Shovelers may have moved on. I paid no attention to the non-existent bush
> birds!
> Russ Lamb, Maleny

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