|Subject:||Re: WTNT reports|
|Date:||Fri, 24 Dec 2004 08:56:33 +1100|
Colin wrote "To think these birds may not land for 9 months of the year? Is this realistic? Wow!"
As no-one appears to have replied publicly. Swifts do land in order to sleep at night. I've seen Needletails coming into to roost in Goonoo State Forest (about 50km north-north east of Dubbo) at dusk. I don't recall the precise reference but there was a radio-tracking study on a couple of needletails years ago that plotted their daily movements, including roosting sites on a forested ridge. Someone out there may be able to give the precise details.
By the way, for Mike's benefit mainly, a lone White-throated Needtail seen foraging at tree top level in Goonoo State Forest (45 km from Dubbo) on Wednesday midday (22 December). Area dominated by large high pressure system hence clear skies and hot.
Regent Honeyeater Recovery Coordinator
Department of Environment & Conservation
P.O. Box 2111
Dubbo NSW 2830
Ph: 02 6883 5335 or Freecall 1800 621 056
Fax: 02 6884 9382
This message is intended for the addressee named and may contain
If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender and then delete the message. Views expressed in this message may be those of the individual sender, and are not necessarily the views of the NSW Department of Environment and Conservation.
|<Prev in Thread]||Current Thread||[Next in Thread>|
|Previous by Date:||Re: Little Terns, David . Geering|
|Next by Date:||Red Wattlebird chasing Pelican, Val Ford|
|Previous by Thread:||WTNT reports, Colin R|
|Next by Thread:||Re: WTNT reports, Colin R|
|Indexes:||[Date] [Thread] [Top] [All Lists]|
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.EDU.AU