Bass Strait migrants and poisonous Aussie birds - Flame Robins

To: brian fleming <>, Birding Aus <>
Subject: Bass Strait migrants and poisonous Aussie birds - Flame Robins
From: Steve Clark <>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 13:59:03 +1000
G'day Anthea

Many thanks for following this up.  This certainly lends support to
the Bass Straight migration of Flame Robins.  There is no need for a
major banding effort to prove this once and for all though.  Northern
Wheatears (similar in size to Flame Robins) have been tracked from
Alaska to sub-Saharan Africa with 1.4g gadgets. Stick a few of these
on Robins in northern Tassy in late March and we should know the


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