Re: The Red-whiskered Bulbul

Subject: Re: The Red-whiskered Bulbul
From: Alexandra Appleman <>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1998 07:58:27 +1000
A small population of the red whiskered bulbul was released in Mackay, on
the Central Queensland coast, several years ago and appears to be spreading
across some suburbs.  I have no information on numbers (another good one
for the Atlas project no doubt) or whether they are present in the adjacent
agricultural areas.  Mackay is predominantly a sugar growing area with some

Alex Appleman

>I'm looking for any information about a specific kind of bird : The
>Red-whiskered Bulbul.
>I would like to know if this bird is present in Australia, and if it
>represents an important menace for the agriculture and the ecology as on
>Reunion Island.
>If you have any information, or if you think that someone would be able to
>help me, please contact me at the following address :
>       Damien NOEL
>       Ambassade de France
>       6 Perth Avenue
>       Yarralumla ACT 2600
>       Tel : (02) 6216 0131
>       Fax : (02) 6216 0156
>       E-mail : 
>Thank you for your time and your help.

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