Beautiful Firetail Sightings

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Subject: Beautiful Firetail Sightings
From: "Irene" <>
Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2000 20:57:49 +1000
I've seen Beautiful Firetail as follows:

21/2/93         Near Frenchman's Cap, Tasmania  2 adults
24/2/93         Anniversary Bay walk, Rocky Cape National Park, Tasmania    2 
birds in heath - fantastic close clear views
25/2/93         Road to Mawbanna, Tasmania    1 flew in front of my car, 
showing its brilliant red rump
20/2/99         Budderoo National Park (Southern Highlands sw of Sydney, NSW)   
1 adult and 1 immature
21/2/99         Fitzroy Falls (Southern Highlands)      1 with stripes on 
breast, but breast also quite buff

In 18 visits to Capertee Valley in months February, March, August and November, 
I never saw it

Irene Denton
Concord West, 12 km from Sydney city, NSW, Australia
33 50' 17" S  151 05' 25" E

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