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(Update 23/5/2017)

Many birds are arriving here. Click on the bird name for more details. Thanks to Birdlife Australia.

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Wedge-tailed eagle
These regularly patrol Mount Elephant riding the thermals.

Peregrine falcon.
A pair of peregrines have nested nearby for many years. They hunt other birds on the wing.

Black kite.
These are often overhead as a dark silhouette. They like to gather around stubble fires hunting quail and mice.

Nankeen kestrel.
A pair of kestrels appear to nest in the burrows in the quarry wall above the Centre

Brown goshawk
This young brown goshawk flew into the Centre and hit a window, leaving the mouse remains on the glass. It was removed and flew away unhurt.