2012 08 Sea EagleEven the most powerful birds aren’t always successful predators, as those who went on the August bird walk discovered. We always manage to see something interesting and this time it was the sight of a large white-bellied sea eagle catching, dropping, retrieving and finally losing a fish… but let’s start at the beginning.....   
Led by Julie, our group of Susan, Raymond, Jim, Ros, Gail, Jeff and Gill headed for the base of Mt Barney. After a quick breakfast, and having been joined by John who had spent the night camping at Mt Barney Lodge, we headed up the steep pinch that starts the walk through Mt Barney National Park, around the bottom of the mountain.
The low temperature climbed with us and soon we were ripping off our sweaters and jackets.

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