Trip Report: Chiltern - Australia's best winterforests?

To: Greg and Val Clancy <>, birding-aus <>
Subject: Trip Report: Chiltern - Australia's best winterforests?
From: David Clark <>
Date: Sat, 27 Jul 2013 17:56:50 +1000
No Greg, he looked quite healthy for a day time wombat.

We were just about to finish work for the day so it would have been late
afternoon.  Perhaps it was just getting an early start.


On Sat, Jul 27, 2013 at 8:01 AM, Greg and Val Clancy <>wrote:

> Hi David,
> Did your Wombat look bald?  Wombats very rarely feed during the day but
> some get mange and lose their fur and go blind.  When this occurs they
> often wander about during the day.
> Regards
> Greg
> Dr Greg. P. Clancy
> Ecologist and Birding-wildlife Guide
> | PO Box 63 Coutts Crossing NSW 2460
> | 02 6649 3153  | 0429 601 960
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> -----Original Message----- From: David Clark
> Sent: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 7:44 PM
> To: Tim Dolby ; birding-aus
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Trip Report: Chiltern - Australia's best
> winterforests?
> Thanks Tim, that's inspired me to make another trip to northeastern
> Victoria.
> I was working in the area about this time last year and saw a Common Wombat
> grazing in broad daylight at the foot of Skeleton Hill.  The landowner told
> me that they occasionally get wombats around their house (on the south side
> of Doma Munji Creek).
> One of my colleagues had recently emigrated from Portugal and it was his
> first wombat.
> Cheers
> David

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