Topknot Pigeons in Greenwich, Lane Cove

To: Chris Charles <>
Subject: Topknot Pigeons in Greenwich, Lane Cove
From: Kate Ravich <>
Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2020 11:24:10 +1100
Thanks Chris.  Interesting.  I can’t feed these guys either, but I’m thinking 
that feeding the usuals, may leave a bit more food for the refugees.  Great to 
hear that you have seen them before though.  It doesn’t make my sighting seem 
so ‘desperate!’



> On 3 Jan 2020, at 8:46 pm, Chris Charles <> wrote:
> We had them a few Km’s north of you at Chatswood about 3 weeks ago Kate.  
> They cleaned up the Fruit on a Bangalow? Palm over 2 days. 
> We always have water out which has added greatly to the yard list over the 
> years. I havent previously, but am inclined to feed now but not sure that I 
> can provide for the specialists like Topnknots. 
> Chris Charles
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>> On 3 Jan 2020, at 4:59 pm, Kate Ravich <> wrote:
>> I’ve never seen this before.  About 20 Topknot pigeons flew over my garden 
>> a couple of days ago and now 3 have been in it, looking about.  Refugees 
>> from the bush fires no doubt.  I think its time we actively promoted not 
>> only putting water out but also responsible feeding over this unprecedented 
>> disaster time.  Even if only the local residents respond, that will help to 
>> take pressure off the natural food supplies that remain.  
>> Kate
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