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Superb Parrot at Watson, ACT

Polytelis swainsonii at Watson, ACT - 30 Apr 2017

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4 superb parrots high up, perfectly visible by eye, but apologies only had my phone camera again! Known breeding area.


   1 May 2017
Aaron this is a known foraging area of a population that breeds in Goorooyarroo Nature reserve - but is not in itself a breeding area
   1 May 2017
Ahh very good to know Michael, thanks. Should I remove the Nesting Site attribute?
   1 May 2017
Ok thanks all done.
   1 May 2017
Aaron, can you please tell me if the birds were feeding . If so on what.
   1 May 2017
Hi Chris, sorry I didn't notice them eating anything. They were up in a very high gum tree, it might have had gum nuts or something, but they were probably a tad too far up for me to tell. I didn't hear anything dropping to the ground below them either...

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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 Abundance
  • 30 Apr 2017 Recorded on
  • AaronClausen Recorded by

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