|Subject:||Black-tailed Godwit ID|
|From:||Frank O'Connor <>|
|Date:||Sun, 19 Jan 2003 20:55:25 +0800|
At 15:55 19/01/2003 +1100, John Harris wrote:|
While at Austen Rd we scoped 12 godwits and after much viewing and deliberation, without much evidence to go on, we and a group on the BA Wader Id day led by Joy Tansey finaaly agreed that they were Black-taileds. This was confirmed when as we left, all 12 birds flew revealing their black tails.
Why do most people look for the black tail, rather than the huge white wings bars which are so much easier to see in flight?
Frank O'Connor Birding WA http://members.iinet.net.au/~foconnorPhone : (08) 9386 5694 Email : 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
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