RE: Vic bustards?

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Subject: RE: Vic bustards?
From: "Conole, Lawrie" <>
Date: Wed, 7 May 1997 10:36:31 +1000

>I was reading a Vic naturalists newsletter recently and there was an 
>article (by R. Silveira I think) on errors in the latest edition of Simpson 
>and Day (an extensive list of points).  One interesting note was on the 
>presence in Victoria of a resident population of Bustards between the Big and
>Little Deserts.  Does anyone know of the status of this population and 
>whether it is likely to survive. 
>Hi John
>The critique was by Charles (Charlie) Silveira (the guy who put the
>Yellow-throated Miner amongst the Black-eared, so to speak).  The Oz Bustards
>at Telopea Downs station & nearby have been there for at least 10-20 years
>that I know of, so I guess they have some chance of survival.  I don't know
>how many there are; a small number I'd guess.
>Cheers -- Lawrie

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