Wt Needletails - north central Victoria

Subject: Wt Needletails - north central Victoria
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 10:03:23 +1100
While out birding and bicycle touring around the Nagambie- Bailieston-Whroo
area last weekend we recorded a small flock (15 - 20 birds) of
White-throated Needletails foraging above wooded farmland (box-ironbark,
red gum) near Nagambie, north of Melbourne.

Details were as follows:

Date: 29 January 2005
Locality: Wattlevale Road, 7km due west of Nagambie, using GDA datum the
UTM reference was 0327495/5925012
Altitude of observers: 150m
Time: 1855hrs EST
Weather: warm & humid with late sunshine and patches of dark clouds
Other species recorded: Hooded Robin, Eastern Rosella, Willy Wagtail,
White-plumed Honeyeater, Brown Treecreeper, Red-rumped Parrot, White-winged

Martin O'Brien
Threatened Species & Communities Section
Department of Sustainability and Environment
2/8 Nicholson St., East Melbourne  3002

Tel: 9637 9869  Fax: 9637 8451
(prefixes: Interstate 03 International 613)

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