ACT region hotline highlights

Subject: ACT region hotline highlights
From: Ian Fraser <>
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 1998 14:30:51 +1000 (EST)
Highlights from twice-weekly Canberra Ornithologists' Group (COG) hotline,
for fortnight ending 10 July (some reports are of earlier obs).

GLOSSY BLACK-COCKIES    2 (30/6) & 7 (3/7) on suburban Mt Majura

YELLOW-RUMPED THORNBILL 3/7 carrying nesting material!

migrants]; regular suburban reports

GREY BUTCHERBIRD        8/8     immature killed sparrow in suburban Melba
garden, then chased off by Willie Wagtail [this is a VERY uncommon suburban
species here, and even then is virtually limited to autumn records of
dispersing young]

Hotline number: 02 6247 5530
COG web site:
Ian Fraser, Canberra  
Environment Tours; Vertego Environmental Writing Consultancy
ph: 02 62491560 fax: 02 62473227

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