Huge water bird survey wraps up

After years of drought much of inland Australia is flushed with green growth after flooding rains in western Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.

This has given our waterways a boost and that's good news for the birds.

Now one of the biggest environmental surveys in the world has just wrapped up for its 34th year—scientists from the University of New South Wales have flown over every major river system and wetland in eastern Australia to count waterbirds.

Listen to a broadcast at the ABC Radio National Website for more information.

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