Questions regarding WA

Subject: Questions regarding WA
From: "Peter Ewin" <>
Date: Sat, 08 Sep 2001 19:59:53 +1000
Just filling in some time before I catch the red-eye back to Sydney after three weeks in WA. Travelled over 7000 kms and saw 200 species exactly (cursed Spotted Turtle-Dove which I ignored in my first few days in Perth was the last addition). I hope to get a trip report up and running next week, but have a few questions that I thought may be answered before I do. 1. Are Hooded Robins found on Rottnest? I had a quick view of the back of a Robin on the island as I rode past on a bike. I said Hooded at the time, but subsequently only saw them elsewhere up near Overlander Roadhouse. Any chance I was correct? 2. What is the Whipbird at Stirling Range and Fitzgerald River under the Schodde and Mason taxonomy? I heard at both, but only saw a Whipbird at Two Peoples Bay. This is definitely Western, but as far as I can tell the other is Mallee. Any comments? 3. Are White-breasted Robins found at Nambung NP (the Pinnacles)? I had a quick glimpse as it disappeared into scrub. Looked like this but seemed wrong habitat. I will give thanks to everyone who provided data on trips and Frank O'Connor whose site was invaluable.

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