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2 Crimson Chat at Bournda Environment Education Centre

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Epthianura tricolor at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 14 Jan 2017
Epthianura tricolor at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 14 Jan 2017

Identification history

Other - smaller than magpie Epthianura tricolor 15 Jan 2017 Leo236
Other - smaller than magpie Epthianura tricolor 15 Jan 2017 Leo236
Unidentified 15 Jan 2017 MissAdventureOZ

Significant sighting

libbyh397 noted:
13 Jan 2018

rare nomad

Author's notes

Crimson Chat out of area (species selection not possible under identification since not known in this area!), Wallagoot Lake, NSW

7 comments

   15 Jan 2017
Aware that this is a Crimson Chat (Epthianura tricolor), very far from home!
Leo236 wrote:
   15 Jan 2017
A great find Natalie and indeed most unusual for this area.
Thanks for reporting it and posting such good photos!
SteveBurrows3K wrote:
   15 Jan 2017
Great photograph and an interesting sighting
LizAllen760 wrote:
   15 Jan 2017
Beautiful find & photo. might have seen it if Id been there 10 mins sooner .Liz
   15 Jan 2017
Thanks Leo! I really needed that after a fairly flat birding period in Canberra! Thank you Steve and it was great to meet you Liz :)
LizAllen760 wrote:
   15 Jan 2017
thank you for posting liz
libbyh397 wrote:
   23 Mar 2017
Super find, congratulations Natalie

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Non-local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 14 Jan 2017 12:00 AM Recorded on
  • MissAdventureOZ Recorded by
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