Trevor Hampel <>
Towns with bird names
John Tongue <>
Thu, 1 Jan 2009 13:08:23 +1100
Eaglehawk Neck, Tas.
On 01/01/2009, at 10:55 AM, Trevor Hampel wrote:
Happy New Year Birding-Aussers,
The discussion on streets named after birds recalled a thought I had
some months ago.
If this has been done here before please tell me (can't check the
archives at present).
How many Australian localities, towns or suburbs are named after
Here are a few starters:
Galah (locality in NW Victoria - where I've rarely seen a Galah)
Bittern (Victoria - Mornington Pen.)
Cockatoo Valley (S.A. Adelaide Hills)
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