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Smicrornis brevirostris

Weebill at suppressed

Smicrornis brevirostris at suppressed - 26 Dec 2020
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Identification history

Smicrornis brevirostris 17 Jan 2021 natureguy
Smicrornis brevirostris 27 Dec 2020 jgiacon

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Author's notes

An active Weebill nest.


natureguy wrote:
   16 Jan 2021
Hi jgiacon, did you see Weebills at the nest?
Christine wrote:
   16 Jan 2021
Hmmm, the leaves in this image look very similar to those in an image i took of a weebill bringing food to young in a nest on 10th Jan. Without giving the exact location away, is it anywhere near Campbell Park?? If so, there is a Weebill in the photo in my ebird list.
jgiacon wrote:
   16 Jan 2021
Hi, I saw the birds going to the nest. The photo is with an iPhone so I had to be close. No chance of getting the birds in the photo. It is in Campbell park, N of the horse gate, just past the small dam. The coordinates are above.
Christine wrote:
   16 Jan 2021
jgiacon, we usually try to keep the exact location of nests private to ensure the birds are not hassled at this sensitive time, and do not abandon the nest.
natureguy wrote:
   17 Jan 2021
Yes, thanks Christine you are right, I think also by ticking the nesting site box on the sighting it suppresses the location from public view. I have now confirmed as well.
jgiacon wrote:
   17 Jan 2021
Thanks. I didn't know that but will tick the box in future. Cheers. John

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 26 Dec 2020 08:04 AM Recorded on
  • jgiacon Recorded by

Additional information

  • True Nesting site

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