Penrith Swift Parrots
Mon, 7 Jul 2003 13:58:18 +1000
about 2 weeks ago I went looking for the Swifties but
dipped. However, I did see a lot of lerp on many of the planted tress.
There was obviously a lot of food avaliable.
Might have to try again.
From: Dean Portelli
The birds mainly fed in the numerous grey box trees but also fed in some
the stringybark-type and smooth-bark eucalypts that are dotted about.
feeding amongst the foliage presumably for lerps as suggested by the
behaviour (but I didn't see any lerps on the leaves, mind you I was
the birds not the leaves!). There were no freshly flowering eucalypts
tree had drying feathers).
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