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Freckled Duck at Bega, NSW

Stictonetta naevosa at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018

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She's got her leg tucked up underwing.

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JackieMiles2K wrote:
   18 Oct 2018
There were up to 12 at the Glebe Lagoon over winter, but we could only find 3 yesterday. However, they seem to prefer roosting on the shore of the islands, and since the deciduous trees on them have leafed up again, they are much harder to see, so there could have been more present.

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Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019 by MaxCampbell
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019 by MaxCampbell
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 2 May 2019 by LizAllen
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Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Bega, NSW - 17 Feb 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 15 Feb 2019 by MatthewHiggins
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Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 30 Nov 2018 by MaxCampbell
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
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Chenonetta jubata (Wood Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 17 Sep 2018 by Jackie Lambert
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Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Chenonetta jubata (Wood Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Bega, NSW - 23 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 23 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 15 Jul 2018 by Leo
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 12 Jun 2018 by LizAllen

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.850325-36.681366
  • Places Bega, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 17 Oct 2018 Recorded on
  • MaxCampbell Recorded by

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