"Ken Rogers" <> on Tue, 21 May 2002 19:55:21 +1000 wrote:
> Hello Bozzers,
> The report of Australia's first Grey Heron is exciting but it's probably not
> the first. The following passage concerns Ardea cinerea.
> "During my journey into the interior of South Australia in 1839, I saw a
> fine adult sample of this bird, but although I resorted to every possible
> stratagem in my power to get within shot of it, I regret to say that I was
> unsuccessful; I have since, however, received a skin direct from New South
> This was written by John Gould in his "Handbook to the Birds of Australia"
> published in 1865.
> There have been a few claims since then but HANZAB considered them all
> "unsubstantiated and unacceptable".
> Ken Rogers
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