Re: Seeking information.

Subject: Re: Seeking information.
From: Hugo Phillipps <>
Date: Mon, 19 May 1997 09:29:19 +1000 (EST)
>From:          "Keith Barnes [ADU]" <>
>To:            Hugo Phillipps <>
>Date:          Fri, 16 May 1997 10:00:35 SAST-2
>Subject:       Re: Seeking information.
>Priority: normal
>> evolved associated fauna.  Are American warblers trying (albeit clumsily,
>> without the right beak shapes, tongue lengths and brushes, or naked faces)
>> to get the nectar ?
>In Africa I've seen sunbirds, which happen to have the right beak 
>shape, tongue length and brushes quite efficiently and frequently 
>obtain nectar from Eucalypts, which conveniently flower when a lot of 
>the indigenous stuff isn't....
>It begs the question, in 100 000 years will the world be inhabited by 
>Keith Barnes
>Avian Demography Unit
>Department of Statistical Sciences
>University of Cape Town
>South Africa
>Tel (021) 650-2330          Fax (021) 650-3726

Hugo Phillipps,
Birds Australia Conservation & Liaison,
Australian Bird Research Centre,
415 Riversdale Road,
Hawthorn East, VIC 3123, Australia.
Tel: +61 3 9882 2622. Fax: +61 3 9882 2677.
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