Needletails and swifts

To: martin cachard <>, Chris Melrose <>, birding-aus threads <>
Subject: Needletails and swifts
From: Dominic Funnell <>
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2013 03:35:27 +0000 (GMT)
Hi Martin
I have had small numbers (single figures) of Fork-tailed Swifts over Yorkeys 
Knob on 19/10 and 26/11 with a couple over Cattana on 27/11.
I had 28 Needletails heading south over Yorkeys over 45 minutes on 14/11.

On Monday, 23 December 2013, 10:48, martin cachard <> wrote:
hello all,
has anybody in north Qld recorded any Fork-tailed Swifts on the lowlands north 
of Townsville this season??
now is about the time that they arrive on the lowlands around Cairns, but I'm 
yet to see any...
Martin Cachard, Cairns 0428 782 808

> From: 
> Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2013 11:11:01 +1100
> To: 
> Subject: [Birding-Aus] Needletails and swifts
> Hi All
> White-throated Needletails and some Fork-tailed Swifts flying over MacMasters 
> Beach on the Central Coast NSW for the last hour. Variable numbers and 
> variable heights, only a few coming down low enough to be seen clearly. 
> Weather sultry, with high cloud and light winds (at land level). 
> Happy holidays to everyone. Thanks for all the discussions this year! 
> Cheers 
> Chris
> Christine Melrose
> 0407705140

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