The plan was to head for Tomato Lake, a place I described yesterday as 'easy to find', again early morning but having overshot the turning it was the equally productive Edwards Lake that was first on the agenda. First identifiable bird there was this DARTER, so not a bad start.
Not so PURPLE SWAMPHEN which were glistening in the bright morning sunshine and a reminder of recent Asian destinations, as were plenty of
I was lucky enough to even relocate the MUSK DUCK, let alone have it cruising so close to the bank,
and finally DUSKY MOORHEN, with a juvenile bringing up the rear.
By mid-day it was time to leave and head south with the hope of reaching BUNBURY before nightfall.
Apologies to all who have sent e-mails to which I have not yet replied. Time is short and access is sporadic, but the 'cheque IS in the post'!