Yalukit Willam Nature Reserve bird survey
14 October 2023
15 bird observers, spanning 7 decades in age, met up at 7.15 am. The sky was grey and overcast, producing a moderate wind and a temperature of 14° C. After heavy mid-week rain, water level was at capacity with slight flooding in Area D near the New Street bridge.
As in September, we recorded 29 species in total: 14 wetland, 12 ‘terrestrial’ and 3 feral/pest. The total number of birds was 393, 38 lower than in September2-col-Yalukit-Willam-Nature-Reserve-bird-survey-14-October-2023-1