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Wetlands Bird Survey

Wetlands Bird Survey



Date: ______________________ Location: __________________________ Observer: _________________________

Record the number of birds of each species that you observe.

Type of Bird 

Species 

Number observed 

Ducks 

Pacific Black Duck 

 

Hardhead Duck 

 

Rails and Crakes 

Purple Swamphen 

 

Dusky Moorhen 

 

Eurasian Coot 

 

Egrets, Herons, and Bitterns 

Eastern Great Egret 

 

White-faced Heron 

 

Ibis 

Australian White Ibis 

 

Cormorants 

Little Black Cormorant 

 

Pied Cormorant 

 

Australian Darter 

 

Spoonbills 

Royal Spoonbill 

 

Gulls and Terns 

Silver Gull 

 

Other Wetlands Birds 

Black Swan 

 

Australian Pelican 

 

Introduced Waterfowl 

Domestic Duck 

 

Domestic Goose 

 

Other 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How many people visiting the wetland are engaged in the following activities and what is their impact on the local bird population, if any? 

Activity
 

Number
of people 

Impacting
birds? 

Impact: 

Walking 

 

YES / NO 


 

Fishing 

 

YES / NO 


 

Bird watching 

 

YES / NO 


 

Picnicking 

 

YES / NO 


 

Dog walking -
leashed
 

 

YES / NO 


 

Dog walking -
unleashed
 

 

YES / NO 


 

Bird feeding 

 

YES / NO