23 August 2022

A dash to Glen Austin

01 July 2022 - Glen Austin Pan

I have fallen a little behind with my Blog posts, but I have a few to update in the coming days/weeks

I had a brief early morning visit to Glen Austin Pan to see if there were perhaps any winter visitors around - no luck with those. Overall activity was quite subdued, but I guess this is expected in the middle of winter

However, the were good numbers of the vocal Grey-headed Gulls

Grey-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)

A small flock of Southern Pochard

Female Southern Pochard (Netta erythrophthalma)

A couple of Western Cattle Egrets

Western Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)

and I managed a record shot with an urban backdrop of a Pied Kingfisher that I have not encountered that frequently at this site

Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis)

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