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Red-collared Lorikeet rescue

1 month ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

We have had some very hot and dry days this past week with temperatures around 40c most days and also humidity as low as 6%. It is always hotter as you move away from the coast and more challenging for the birds as the last of the ephemeral lakes dry up. There has been no rain for months now and the foggy mornings are over for now. Fog provides much needed water for some birds, but now it is getting harder for them to survive until the rain arrives. Birds need to move around looking for water and gather in huge flocks in places where water remains.
We visited an ephemeral lake on Thursday...
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