Just a quick note.
I had the chance to join Barry and Julie Bucholtz
on their quarterly trip from Alice Springs to
on route to Kangaroo Is..
Absolutely fantastic hosts and Barry,( a terrific
birder and another appreciator of Penfolds 407 Cab Sav).
This was just a 4 day sortie from
after flying to the Alice but brilliant
1.Grey Honeyeaters off the Tanami Rd ;both an adult
juvenile along with the best views of Hooded Robins
Crested Bellbirds I've seen.
2.Near Marla ;all 3 Whitefaces within 20
of Banded and Chestnut-breasted in that
spinifex and saltbush country.
3.The mussels' dish at the Italian restaurant in
,Adelaide near the Grosvener Hotel.
Dipped on Short-tailed Grasswren at Warren Gorge in
Flinders Ranges but nearly compensated with
Blue-winged Parrots at close range near Western
Kangaroos and the most obliging Yellow-footed Rock
I must add though, that this grasswren was on
Barry's wish list
not mine so would have been a real