Grey birds

To: Bill Moorhead <>
Subject: Grey birds
From: Laurie & Leanne Knight <>
Date: Sun, 03 Jun 2001 18:57:08 +1000
Bill Moorhead wrote:
> Why are there so many rare or difficult grey named birds?I don't mean
> Grey-headed etc but straight out 'grey'.
> Grey Falcon....only exists in books
> Grey Honeyeater...ditto
> Grey Ternlet...common at Norfolk but rare here (I've seen and
> photographed it at Lady Elliott Is)
> Grey Grasswren....only in the book
> Grey Petrel....seen one off Eaglehawk Neck,Tassie
> Grey way.Bill Jolly has a photo in his lodge....but
> it's from the UK I think.
> Grey've got to be kidding!
> Grey Plover...yes,they're around but not common up here in Bundy
> anyway
> I could only think of...Grey Currawong,Teal,Fantail and Shrike-thrush
> as common.

Hmmm, Grey goshawks aren't particularly rare.

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