Re: swift parrots

To: robert handfield <>
Subject: Re: swift parrots
From: palliser <>
Date: Sun, 17 May 1998 00:32:56 +1000
Up to 20 Swift Parrots were at Taronga Zoo, Sydney only yesterday having
been present all week along with Little, Musk, Scaly-breasted and Rainbow

So you would stand a good chance there if you are quick.  
Good Luck 

At 01:18 AM 5/16/98 -0400, you wrote:
>This morning (Sat, May 16) we visited the area of flowering ironbarks near
>Castlereagh NR where Edwin Vella had such good luck with swift parrots and
>honeyeaters last weekend.  Unfortunately while there were lots of nosiy
>friarbirds, there were mostly only yellow faced HE and one pair of Eastern
>roseelas.  Not a parrot or lorikeet to be seen.  Still lots of flowers.
>Has anybody seen any swift parrots near Sydney this week?  There was one
>report at the zoo - has anyone checked that out?  These would be a great
>lifer for both my wife and I.
>Bob Handfield

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