Common or European Blackbird

To: "Max O'Sullivan" <>, "birding-aus" <>
Subject: Common or European Blackbird
From: "Vella" <>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2000 20:01:18 -0000
Have seen Blackbirds in gardens as far west as Broken Hill in NSW (they may have had to cross stretches of arid blue bush/salt bush plains to get there). In Mitchell Park at Cattai (about 60 km NW of Sydney) in the Rainforest Gully, have seen them there where I usually find Bassian Thrush at times. I have not seen any Bassian Thrush there these 2 past winters. Maybe they have been competed out by the Blackbirds there!
Quite common along with Red-whiskered Bulbuls at Prospect Reservoir last weekend, where there is alot of scrubby introduced thickets for both species.
<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>

The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely a compilation of material sent by many people to the birding-aus mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way. If you wish to get material removed from the archive or have other queries about the archive e-mail Andrew Taylor at this address: andrewt@cse.unsw.EDU.AU