|Subject:||winter feeding flocks|
|From:||"Michael Ramsey" <>|
|Date:||Sun, 29 Apr 2001 18:22:04 +1000|
Dear John, Birding-ausers
I have just been out birding myself this afternoon and encountered a few winter feeding flocks. This was in Killawarra State Forest 10km north of Wangaratta in NE Victoria. I encountered a few feeding flocks which had the following species in them:
Yellow Thornbill, Superb Fairy-wren, White-throated Treecreeper, Grey Fantail, Golden Whistler, Western Gerygone,Silvereye, Grey Shrike-thrush, Buff-rumped Thornbill, Weebill, Speckled Warbler and Scarlet Robin.
Unlike your observations, this afternoon and at other times flocks I have observed, the Weebills have been part of the winter feeding flocks. In fact they are often the core species, their cheery calls often bringing my attention to the flock. Occasionally pardalotes do join them as with your observations. I would be interesting to see what other people have seen.
Michael Ramsey Wangaratta Vic
Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at http://www.hotmail.com.
Birding-Aus is on the Web at www.shc.melb.catholic.edu.au/home/birding/index.html To unsubscribe from this mailing list, send the message "unsubscribe birding-aus" (no quotes, no Subject line) to
|<Prev in Thread]||Current Thread||[Next in Thread>|
|Previous by Date:||Fw: [BIRDING-AUS] What describes a bird as a full species or a sub-species?, Michael J Hunter|
|Next by Date:||Pink Robin., Tony Russell|
|Previous by Thread:||winter feeding flocks, John Leonard|
|Next by Thread:||Eden (NSW) Pelagic Report., Barbara Jones|
|Indexes:||[Date] [Thread] [Top] [All Lists]|
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: email@example.com.EDU.AU