Birds along the Merri in true Spring
27th April 2021
Summary of the report - November Bird Surveys
59 participants took part, across 10 surveys. This included a number of new participants which were a part in our Merri Birds webinar in September.
In total, 76 bird species were recorded (2,450 individuals). There were excellent sightings of a Sacred Kingfished at Coburg Lake - the week prior a Sacred Kingfisher was seen at Kirkdale Reserve in Brunswick East.
Other interesting records include:
- Eight Wood ducklingsat Edwards Lake
- Brown Quail heard calling from long grass at Galada Tamboore
- Two Silvereyes, not seen for some years by the leaders in Clifton Hill, were possibly nesting
- Several juvenile Reed Warblers and Golden-headed Cisticolas at Galgi Ngarrk
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Image: T. Best