Re: Early nesting

To: Jo Wieneke <>
Subject: Re: Early nesting
From: Tom Tarrant <>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 1998 23:31:52 +1000

Jo Wieneke wrote:

> I was interested to learn that Chris Dahlberg has Brown-backed Honeyeaters
> nesting earlier than usual at Daintree.  Perhaps its the very mild 'winter'
> we've had that has caused the early nesting that is going on in Townsville
> too.

G'day Jo,
I'd be interested to know what constitutes a hard 'winter' in Townsville,
currently in Brisbane we've got antarctic south-westerlies, blowing birds
towards you (and humans...if I had the time off!)

Looking forward to our first Channel-bills returning!
Tom Tarrant

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