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Intermediate sizeAcridotheres tristis

Common Myna at Chisholm, ACT

Acridotheres tristis at Chisholm, ACT - 26 Apr 2019

Identification history

Intermediate size Acridotheres tristis 4 May 2019 michaelb

Author's notes

Near Chisholm Shops

4 comments

   4 May 2019
Could you give your best estimate, while 16-100 works for plants, it is not a helpful range for birds.
michaelb wrote:
   5 May 2019
I've changed it to 30. I noticed them again on last Friday night near the supermarket. They seem to be using the trees near the shops for roosting.
   5 May 2019
Thanks Michael. I've noticed that too. Would be difficult to count how many are there roosting with all the leaves unless you watch them flying in, but one roost in the Woden Town Centre last year had 150 birds in a single tree.
michaelb wrote:
   5 May 2019
My guess of 30 was conservative - there could have been more - but it was certainly a strong flock.

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.130039-35.414191
  • Altitude 635.0m
  • Places Chisholm, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Medium Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 30 Abundance
  • 26 Apr 2019 Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by
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