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Eaglet Update

Spring has begun and as the weather gets warmer, our eaglet gets bigger! With mum and dad ensuring their eaglet is growing stronger by the day (with dad putting in the hard work to provide prey); the young one is

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Hear a tail or two about waterbirds

Did you know that Sydney Olympic Park is made up of 430 hectares of wetlands, woodlands and parks? Our Waterbird Refuge is just one of our wetlands hotspots and hosts both resident and migratory waterbirds including Red-necked Avocet, Black-winged Stilts

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Update on the eaglets, some sad news

Unfortunately, this update on the two White-bellied Sea-Eaglets comes with some sad news. The younger and weaker of the two Sea-Eagle chicks has apparently died. It is no longer visible in the nest and is probably under the leaves lining

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Not one, but two eggs laid by Sea-Eagles

Some very egg-citing activity occurred last week at Sydney Olympic Park as two White-bellied Sea-Eagle eggs were laid. The first was around 9pm on 19 June and the second at 1.15am on 23 June. Our resident male has produced these

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The ugly truth about cats

They’re cute, furry, cuddly and very lovable; however, cats are also natural predators.   Cats threaten our local environment The Park’s forests, wetlands and grasslands support over 200 species of native birds, frogs, bats, possums and lizards. Cats pose a

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Ask a Park Ranger – What can I do in swooping season?

Spring may bring beautiful blossoms, but we also have swooping season upon us. A range of birds swoop passers-by at this time of year, with Magpies perhaps the best known but our local Pied Butcher birds are another common culprit.

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Birds count at Sydney Olympic Park!

Ever wanted to volunteer at Sydney Olympic Park or learn more about the local bird life? Now is your chance! Sydney Olympic Park and the Cumberland Bird Observers Club are about to start the 2015 Spring Bird Census, the Park’s

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