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Observer: 
Lara Sparks
Location: 
Basalt Road
Observation Date: 
2011-04-15
Best Estimate for Number of Birds Observed: 
250
Minimum Estimate for Number of Birds Observed: 
200
Maximum Estimate for Number of Birds Observed: 
300
Type of Estimate: 
Visual and Untimed
Precision of Estimate: 
Scanning Blocks
Minutes spent at observation site: 
20
Singing: 
Yes
Colony quiet, Incubation inferred: 
No
Adults Carrying Food: 
No
Fledglings out of Nest: 
No
Distance to Water: 
greater than 100 meters
Area Estimate (square meters): 
3000

The main part of the colony is only about 150 meters in lenght of the majority of the nettle/thistle patch. The rest of the area is not as densley packed with birds and consists of some milk thistle, mulefat, and willows.