Overland Track question

To: David Lord <>
Subject: Overland Track question
From: L&L Knight <>
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2008 13:07:09 +1000
What time of year are you talking about? If you go at the right time, the scoparia will be flowering [very colourful], the nothofagus will be golden [very alpine] or the peaks will be covered in snow [very pretty].

On 30/03/2008, at 12:48 PM, David Lord wrote:

Dear fellows birders,
next year two of my friends want us to walk the overland track in Tasmania (Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair) for one of those milestone birthdays (40). I think it is a great idea but I can't seem to convince them to go to Broome and the kimberley instead. They are not birders and the Broome Bird Observatory means nothing to them. I like Tasmania but I was wondering: can anyone tell me if there is good birding on this track? I have walked it before and it was a lovely walk but not as 'birdy' as I had hoped. Perhaps I was not paying enough attention? It was twelve years ago. I remember mud and rain and little delicate mosses, toadstools, some rain, sassafras, wombats and wallabies and iron bark flowers on the path.
David Lord
Rozelle NSW
PS I can't convince them to do the South Coast Track - already asked.

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