Re: Garden Birds

To: Peter Woodall <>
Subject: Re: Garden Birds
From: Ronald Orenstein <>
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 1997 20:24:39 -0500
At 10:24 AM 18/11/1997 +1000, you wrote:
>At 01:29 18/11/97 +1100, you wrote:
>>Dear Peter,
>>> Why does Harare have many native seed-eaters coming into the gardens,
>>> while very few of the Australian finches do?

You might be interested to know that the parrotfinch Erythrura cyaneovirens
is a common garden bird in Fiji, but other races (or closely related
species, depending on whom you read) on Samoa and elsewhere are shy forest
birds.  Go figure....
Ronald I. Orenstein                           Phone: (905) 820-7886
International Wildlife Coalition              Fax/Modem: (905) 569-0116
1825 Shady Creek Court                 
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