• An invasion of Plumed Whistling-Ducks

    24 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Last week I mentioned the steady increase of Plumed Whistling-Ducks to the Broome Poo Ponds and that they now number in the thousands. As the land starts to dry out the Plumed Whistling-Ducks head for remaining fresh water around Broome and the ephemeral lakes are good locations for them to move to, but the Poo Ponds are also ideal. Although the Poo Ponds are right in town they are also close to the Broome Golf Course and the grass at the Golf Course is watered via the recycled water from the Poo Ponds. The Plumed Whistling-Ducks spend most of the day lining the edges of the ponds and then...
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