Re: Fairy Martin

Subject: Re: Fairy Martin
From: (Andrew Taylor)
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2003 09:39:46 +1000
On Tue, Jul 22, 2003 at 09:19:39AM +1000,  wrote:
>    Terrill was suprised to see Fairy Martins at this time of year in
>    Sydney.
>    I will prefix my comments with the statement that I have no experience
>    birding in Sydney (other than the odd short visit) but during my time
>    on the NSW north coast I would have been rather concerned if there
>    weren't Fairy Martins around by mid-July and would probably expect
>    them to be preparing nests, at least.

"Birds of Sydney" gives their earliest arrival date as August 10.
So mid-July is (or was) very early for Sydney.

Andrew Taylor

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