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Ross Stothers
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More from the Common
 Following from last blog the three young Darters are now out of the nest. You would have to call these early birds. The next two photos of Male and Female White-fronted Chats were taken at Desailly Flats last Sunday. Jackie Winter was taken at the Stock ya...

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Sale Common Revisited
Have been walking the Sale Common twice a week for a few months now, the bird population has decreased no doubt due to the colder weather. The one bird that is very common at the moment is the Azure Kingfisher, have had sightings every time I have been down...

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First of the Orchids
Some photos below of the first of the early Orchids. Checked out Swallow Lagoon 10 days ago, and called into Beverley's Rd, after Bird watching outing last Wednesday.  Small Mosquito Orchid Beverley's Rd.  Small Mosquito Orchid Swallow Lagoon.  Parsons Band...

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More from the Common and Lake Guyatt.
 Young Butcher Bird on grass at Lake Guyatt. Sacred Kingfisher on the road to the Swing Bridge.  This little bird was in the reeds at Lake Guyatt; but I can't name the species. This is the last of the Lathem Snipe to leave Lake Guyatt. Ross.

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Sale Common
Have been visiting the Sale Common quite frequently over the past few months, at least twice a week. Whistling Kites are in abundance as are the Sea Eagles, Pied Cormorants, Little Pied Cormorants, Black Cormorants, Darters, Yellow-billed Spoonbills, Royal ...

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Lakes Entrance
Following on from the latest Heyfield Birdwatchers blog, below are a couple of photos of Cormorants. It was difficult to take reasonable photos from a moving boat, so i only have a couple of good ones.   After our 2 hour trip on the boat we lunched at Nancy...

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Yellow-billed Spoonbill
I have been keeping an eye on this Yellow-billed Spoonbill nest over the past few weeks, situated opposite the water trough about half way through the Sale common walking track. Following are some photos of the progress in the nest.  This 1st photo was take...

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Orchids
Had a free day today, so decided to do some birding. First stop off was Nicholson Rocks, north of Newry. Birds were very scarce, mostly small birds high up in the canopy, so no photos. The Orchids were a bit more productive. The first find was a Wax Lip and...

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More Orchids
I drove over to Glenmaggie Weir last week to check out a popular spot for orchids and was quit surprised at the variety I found, this was at the corner of the Heyfield Glenmaggie Rd and Tinamba Glenmaggie rd. All were found in a patch of scrub and gravel on...

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Orchids
Had a free day today, so decided to do some birding. First stop off was Nicholson Rocks, north of Newry. Birds were very scarce, mostly small birds high up in the canopy, so no photos. The Orchids were a bit more productive. The first find was a Wax Lip and...
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