Cattle Egret, Clive

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ian smith
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Cattle Egret, Clive

Postby ian smith » Fri May 11, 2018 2:49 pm

Single Cattle Egret, Ferry Road Clive. First seen yesterday by Adam Clarke, still there this afternoon (Wayne Twydle). Location yesterday afternoon:
https://www.google.com/maps/@-39.5798173,176.9252844,1306m/data=!3m1!1e3
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Re: Cattle Egret, Clive

Postby sav » Fri May 11, 2018 5:38 pm

Still present at dusk Friday. Both sides of Ferry Road and quite mobile. Bernie Kelly saw a "small egret" , so either a Little or Cattle, about a week ago on the other side of the Clive River. ( I told him that Cattle Egrets dont normally perch on posts - but this one did this afternoon!)

A HB tick for me!

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Re: Cattle Egret, Clive

Postby Bev Alexander » Sat May 12, 2018 9:51 am

The first Cattle Egret for the Canterbury area was seen on the dairy farm, corner The Lake Rd & Drain Rd (Leeston ) last Wednesday.

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