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Magpie or largerGymnorhina tibicen

Australian Magpie at Higgins, ACT

Gymnorhina tibicen at Higgins, ACT - 20 Sep 2017

Identification history

Magpie or larger Gymnorhina tibicen 21 Sep 2017 RyuCallaway
Magpie or larger Gymnorhina tibicen 21 Sep 2017 Alison Milton

Author's notes

Over the past couple of weeks there is a lot of confusion about the birds in this location. Two territories abound (and used to have a distinct boundary- see previous two sightings), until the corner territory was taken over. Additional birds from the previously mentioned tribe, have now arrived at perhaps a three way junction. I've counted in excess of 15 birds when the two 'families' combined should only number 12 at maximum. Will need to continue to monitor this area. Non-breeding as far as I can tell.

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 20 Sep 2017 3:11 PM Recorded on
  • Alison Milton Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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