Re: Workplace birds

To: "Trevor Quested" <>
Subject: Re: Workplace birds
From: "Trevor Ford" <>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 1997 23:53:48 -0000
Trevor Q.
Surely no overseas birders travel with bins locked in suitcase?
Trevor F.

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From: Trevor Quested <>
To: Birding-aus <>
Date: Wednesday, 26 November 1997 11:26
Subject: Workplace birds

>While working at Roseville, a northern Sydney suburb,  on Monday, two
>Channel-billed Cuckoos flew over my head and landed in a Euc. Piperita
>(Sydney Peppermint) beside me.  Just one of 32 species in this area.  For
>one week a male Collared Sparrowhawk flew over, calling, usually after 2pm.
>A male Leaden Flycatcher calls incessantly as does the Olive-backed Oriole.
> There are so many birds to watch, work is hard to fit in.
>Last weekend we went wader watching around Botany Bay, just south of
>Sydney.  Highlights were two Great Knots at Penryn Road and 21 Grey-tailed
>Tattlers at Bonna Point.  Also at one stage a Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo
>flew across the bay and across Sydney airport.  You can just see it can't
>you.  Birder from overseas with bins locked in the suitcase, looking out to
>fill in time and this large black bird with a very long tail flies past.
>What was that?
>Trevor Quested & Annie Young
>Sydney,  Australia
>Phone   +61 2 9955 6266
>Fax  + 61 2  9959 4005

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