Fw: [BIRDING-AUS] YTBC's in the city!

To: <>, "Brian Fleming" <>
Subject: Fw: [BIRDING-AUS] YTBC's in the city!
From: "wendy" <>
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2003 17:51:07 +1100
> HI caroline,
> While I'd not heard of the YTBs being seen right in the city, a group of
> to 30 has been on the Merri Ck & tributaries, and Darebin Ck for the last
> couple of months (since at least July) from about Coburg but mostly closer
> in - Brunswick, Clifton Hill etc. I expect these are the same birds as you
> saw.
> wendy Moore
> e.g. (some reports from Birdline Victoria etc)
> 13 August - There were 26 Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos in gums and
> along Merri Creek, Clifton Hill this morning just upstream from the
> Roseneath St footbridge, thanks Neville Pamment.
> 12 August - The mob of YTBC's, seen a couple of days earlier on the Merri
> Creek, were probably seen again flying upstream along the Darebin Creek
> Valley on the 12th, thanks Anthea Fleming.
> 25/8/03 (~5.30pm) - 4 YTBC feeding ~30m north of Harding St Footbridge,
> Merri Ck Path, Coburg, 2 in Radiata Pines next to the Market Garden, 2 in
> senescent Green Wattle ("Early" Black Wattle - a NSW sp). These were
> a few meters of the path, just above head height. ( Brian Bainbridge)
> 29/8/03 - 2 YTBCockatoos sitting in eucalypt south of Caravan Park, N
> (Edgars Ck) - also heard Crested Shrike-tit all day (Deb Lawson/Megan
> Jericho)
> 1/7/03 - 1 YTBC calling from black/silver wattle on far side of creek,
> Reserve Remnant, Clifton Hill (Brian Bainbridge)

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