HUNTER RIVER ESTUARY / CAREY BAY
ME + LIZ CRAWFORD + CHRIS HERBERT + JENNY + CHRISTINE
611 Godwits, 500 Red Necked Avocets, 24 Masked Lapwings, 194 Eastern Curlew, 4 Gull-billed Terns, 1 Caspian Tern, 25 Silver Gull, 37 Black-winged Stilts, 10 Red-capped Plovers, 15 White-faced Herons, 1 Australasian Grebe, 10 Pacific Golden Plover, 13 Pelicans, 1 Whistling Kite, 8 Pied Cormorants, 45 Grey-Tailed Tattlers, 6 Terek Sandpipers, 3 Darters, 18 Whimbrel, 1 Little Pied Cormorant, 4 Royal Spoonbills, 1 Marsh Sandpiper, 1 Chestnut Teal, 1 Great Egret, 2 Little Black Cormorants, 5 Common Terns, 1 Pied Cormorant. (Stockton Sandspit, Fern Bay, Fullerton Cove, Stockton Channel).
Under the bridge
These are moon birds.
The dykes, the spit, the cove, the channel, the boat.
ZPG. Birth control. Education. Drilling. Conserving.
It is not simple.
Nothing is insurmountable.
With the binoculars up, everything else just drops away.