Re: Jack Barkla's 700
"Frank O'Connor" <>
Fri, 01 Aug 2003 18:28:05 +0800
At 19:19 01/08/2003 +1000, John Barkla wrote:
Jack Barkla has achieved his cherished ambition of seeing 700 bird
species in Australia. He set himself the target of getting there before
he turns 80, which will happen on 14 November this year.
(2) number 696 - Kalkadoon Grasswren. This bird proved to be ...
What is the officially accepted list for Tony Palliser's web site? I
thought that it was still the Christidis & Boles (1994) list?
I am on 697, and have been waiting for the new list, as I expect to add 5
or 6 splits and lose 1 or 2 lumps. A slightly easier way to reach 700 by
sitting in my armchair!!
(4) number 698 - Chestnut-backed Button-quail. This ...
This is an unusual sighting. Certainly suitable habitat. I have flushed
Brown Quail in this area quite a few times. This sighting should be fully
documented. Can you Atlas the record and complete an URRF?
Frank O'Connor Birding WA http://birdingwa.iinet.net.au
Phone : (08) 9386 5694 Email :
Birding-Aus is on the Web at
To unsubscribe from this mailing list, send the message
"unsubscribe birding-aus" (no quotes, no Subject line)
The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering
takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely
a compilation of material sent by many people to the birding-aus mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way.
If you wish to get material removed from the archive or
have other queries about the archive e-mail
Andrew Taylor at this address: