Re: [BIRDCHAT] Magic birding moment

Subject: Re: [BIRDCHAT] Magic birding moment
From: Richard Wood <>
Date: Sat, 15 Nov 1997 21:30:03 -0700
Perhaps, but they could do worse, they could be plumbers.  And, it will be
the most fun they can have with their clothes on.   Well..., unless they
are looking for the Blue Rock Thrush.

Keep up the good work in mentoring those beginners. 

At 09:52 AM 11/16/97 +1100, you wrote:
>On a beginners' outing I was leading to the Upper Colo (2 hours north-west
>of Sydney), we all saw a magic birding moment.  In a young Turpentine tree
>shaped a bit like a Christmas tree, three male Variegated Fairywrens and
>one male Superb Fairywren were foraging for insects. They continually moved
>around and around the outer branches looking for all the world like Xmas
>tree decorations. The show was exquisite, lasting several minutes.
>The possible repercussions are costly.  Will these beginners become
>addicted as we are?  Will they spend their entire leisure time and money on
>birdwatching as a result?
>Trevor Quested & Annie Young
>Sydney,  Australia
>Phone   +61 2 9955 6266
>Fax  + 61 2  9959 4005
Good Birding

Dick Wood

Tucson, AZ

32-16'-53.5"    111-04'-22.5"
En la tierra del sol y el cactus saguaro

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