Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 43, Issue 13

To: Michael Hunter <>
Subject: Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 43, Issue 13
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Sun, 14 May 2017 02:53:16 +0000
Not sure what you mean by south of the Qld/NT border, Michael. It runs 

Peter Shute

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> On 14 May 2017, at 10:24 am, Michael Hunter <> wrote:
> Hi Laurie,
>                To be pedantic, Southern States are those South of the Qld/ NT 
> border in this context, NSW and Victoria in particular, but any contemporary 
> Australia Bustard sightings in SA, or in WA South of Meekatharra would be 
> interesting.
>                 They were plenty around Broome, in the NT and Qld  25 years 
> plus ago when we lived or travelled there, but like Roseate Terns, (almost 
> wiped out in Aus waters by egg collecting in the name of traditional food) , 
> Bustards then were under hunting pressure there. Best seen today around 
> Mareeba as noted in another post.

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