Kookas nesting

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Subject: Kookas nesting
From: "Tony Russell" <>
Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 10:12:59 +1030
Hi Ian, it's one of those enormously fat palms that looks like a huge
pineapple. The Kookaburras are nesting in a hole in the trunk left by a
fallen out frond stalk. I can just see the parent's head when it's in
the hole. They access the nest from either a nearby eucalypt or from the
frond of a nearby Cocos palm.
How lucky am I that the birds have chosen to forsake the conservation
park a few hundred metres away and are feeding and nesting in a suburban
environment. Probably says something for the foodless state of the park
in these currently very dry conditions.


-----Original Message-----
From: ian clark  
Sent: Sunday, December 17, 2006 9:01 AM
To: 'Tony Russell'; 'Birds'
Subject: Kookas nesting

 []yep id be happy with that   . 

 is that a large date palm tony ?
 how do they seem to access the nest,off the trunk or via the fronds or
have u provided a nest box ? 

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