A new grassland grows

With the closing of the Elsternwick golf course and planned conversion to a wetlands and open parkland, the unmaintained grass of the old fairways is growing long and seeding. This is already bringing more bird species to the area to enjoy the seeds, including a small flock of Long-billed Corellas.

Long billed Corella, Elster Park North, Elternwick, Vic

Long billed Corella, Elster Park North, Elternwick, Vic

Long billed Corella, Elster Park North, Elternwick, Vic

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Long billed Corella, Elster Park North, Elternwick, Vic

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Long billed Corella, Elster Park North, Elternwick, Vic

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4 responses to “A new grassland grows

  1. What a pretty bird! I’m pretty sure I’ve never seen one of these. Thank you for sharing.

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  2. What a great thing to do to convert a golf course into wetland habitat! It is always a buzz to see long bills in the east, it is becoming a more common event, similar to the black swan migration to all over Australia.

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