Just reporting 3 Aust Bitterns seen well flying together at dusk – lifted from a large overgrown wet patch on the west side of the Styx River on Lower Styx Road, 1/2 way between Spencerville and Brooklands, CHCH, and flew over the road eastward to the western shore of Brooklands lagoon. Lets hope the numerous […]
Its an invasion – 5 mins after reading Igor’s posting on the “Aussie birds at Lake Ellesmere” topic I had a joke with Phil Crutchley that I’d find one at Brooklands Lagoon, north of Christchurch, on my monthly waterbird survey this afternoon. I was wrong – I didn’t find one, I found two! One in […]
1 White Heron 1 Black fronted Dotterel
Great white Herons in a larger map
1 Arctic Skua chasing White Fronted Tern
1 Black-fronted Dotteral on newly built wetland/ ponds, by the city council.
Black-fronted Dotterel still present at Seafield Lgn, Brooklands yesterday.