RFI: Eastern Ground Parrot

To: Harry Nyström <>
Subject: RFI: Eastern Ground Parrot
From: Kai Schraml <>
Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2015 01:21:07 +0000

Thanks for the information. Looks like we will have to go south to 
Budderoo/Barren Grounds. This is very helpful information.


> On 25 Oct 2015, at 1:02 am, Harry Nyström <> wrote:
> Hi mate,
> Tried it twice at Barren Grounds and Budderoo during mid and late September. 
> Dipped it both times at Barren Grounds, but with incredible luck managed to 
> see it both times at Budderoo. More specifically along the Fire Trail, just 
> before the gate. The first time it flushed from the right side of the track 
> and the second time from the left side of the track. On both times it was 
> pure coincidence; e.g. on the second time me and my mate were standing on the 
> trail and I decided to get closer to the Emu-wrens to get a better view for 
> my mate. I walked a bit to the left off the track and my mate walked a bit 
> forward on the track. When I stopped as the Emu-wrens were in front of me, 
> the Ground Parrot flushed literally just from between us giving us brief but 
> nevertheless gratifying views.
> Bristlebirds were vocal on both locations, but could only be seen at Barren 
> Grounds, jumping on the track. Beautiful Firetails were seen/heard on the 
> first trip at both locations, but not on the second one (someone found at 
> least one at Barren Grounds not very long ago). Emu-wrens were also present 
> at both locations, but more easily seen at Budderoo, at least for us. A pair 
> of Gang-gang Cockatoos were at the Barren Grounds parking area on the first 
> trip (not at all vocal), but unfortunately we didn't find them during my 
> second visit.
> Good luck on your hunt, where ever it'll be!
> Cheers,
> -Harry
> 2015-10-24 9:54 GMT+03:00 Kai Schraml < 
> <>>:
> Good afternoon everyone,
> I’d like to have a look for Eastern Ground Parrot. I live in the 
> Hornsby/Berowra corridor and wondered where the closest couple of places to 
> find it might be.
> Many thanks,
> Kai
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