Sightings26/01/2015

Harbour Update – posted 26/01/15

The Smew was again in Holes Bay today, this time just south of the railway bridge next to the Holes Bay dual carriage way. It was feeding with 2 Goldeneye on the low tide and was constricted to the narrow, shallow channel, which made it easy to find.

Smew – Holes Bay (south) – 26/01/15 – To watch in HD press play and then click on cog shaped symbol at the bottom of the video screen and click on 1080 HD

Whilst watching the Smew I was also treated to a whole host of other species including a Spoonbill near the outflow, 40+ Avocet, Curlew, Redshank, Dunlin, Oystercatcher, Teal, Wigeon, Shelduck, Gadwall, Little Egret, Red-breasted Merganser, Brent Goose, Cormorant and Mute Swan…it really is a great urban birding spot. 

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