Re: South-west Queensland

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Subject: Re: South-west Queensland
From: "Robert Berry" <>
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 1998 18:27:52 +1000

> From: Jill Dening <>
> To: Birding-aus <>
> Subject: South-west Queensland
> Date: Monday, 27 July 1998 11:56
> My husband, James Hall, and I have just spent a mere week in the
> Charleville - Windorah and beyond area. We have been there several times,
> and the more we visit the area, the more devoted we are to our next trip.
> This year we went up in a light aircraft, flying at times at a mere 100
> feet over the Cooper floodplain, and really had a chance to appreciate
> good conditions. It was really memorable to be flying just above a pair
> flying brolga, and at eye level with a Brown Falcon. 
> If anyone is planning a trip to SWQ , particularly the area
> and would like directions, I can help you find a couple of the more
> difficult species. This is on the understanding that you are not
> habitat-trampling twitchers.
> Please contact me directly if you want further information, and please
> don't contact me at all if you are likely to disturb the birds in your
> to tick them. The arid zone is delicate, and needs to be treated
> accordingly.
> Jill Dening
> Sunshine Coast

Well done, Jill, illegal low flying is so much more delicate than trampling
the habitat.


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