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    Noisy Miners and Common Mynas - different but both disruptive

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    Plenty of these, but where are the Pallid Cuckoos in recent years?

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    Another Summer breeding migrant in Canberra

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    Sacred Kingfisher - a summer migrant in our area.

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    Out of Eden. A Fairy-Prion during a COG pelagic trip.

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    Will Brolgas ever return to the Canberra area?

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    Eyes up for Cicadabirds - not often seen, even in the ranges

Join COG today and help us care for Canberra’s birds

Canberra and the surrounding region has the richest bird life of any Australian capital city – over two hundred species have been recorded here. From our largest bird, the Emu, to the smallest, the Weebill, the birds of Canberra present an ever-changing kaleidoscope of sizes, shapes, colours and sounds.

Objects and Purposes

  • to encourage interest in, and develop knowledge of, the birds of the Canberra region;
  • to promote and co-ordinate the study of birds
  • to promote the conservation of native birds and their habitat.

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  • October Meeting Wednesday 14 October 2015 07:30pm

    Virginia Abernathy – Coevolution in action: defences against brood parasitism in new and old hosts of the Eastern Koel
    Leo Joseph - News from the Front: An Update on Bird Research at the Australian National Wildlife Collection (ANWC) and Around the World”

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