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Tachybaptus novaehollandiae

Australasian Grebe at Penrose, NSW

Tachybaptus novaehollandiae at Penrose, NSW - 25 Dec 2018
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Identification history

Tachybaptus novaehollandiae 9 Aug 2019 blshone
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae 9 Aug 2019 NigeHartley

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User's notes

As written up in the BLSH Flyer Australasian Grebes successfully bred in Summer 2018. Unfortunately one adult was killed the day after the birth of 3 chicks but here is a photo of the surviving birds on Christmas Day

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KarenG wrote:
   12 Aug 2019
This photo, with the chicks and the reflections on the water is really lovely, thank you.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 25 Dec 2018 12:00 PM Recorded on
  • NigeHartley Recorded by

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