Mystery bird

To: Philip Veerman <>
Subject: Mystery bird
From: Michael Hunter <>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 20:28:17 +1000
You are probably right. Difficult to accept a colony of Bishops. 
A lousy picture and probably colour distortion.
But do WTGerygones form flocks ?

Sent from my iPhone

> On 18 Aug 2020, at 6:31 pm, "Philip Veerman" <> wrote:
> I see a yellow blob. Hard to make out a bird, but I will believe that. 
> Inasmuch as I see a bird, above the yellow is a small white bit that suggests 
> to me White-throated Gerygone. Is there a connection between that message and 
> "The bird is a yellow South African Bishop I think.  Possibly remnant of a 
> cony of escapees that was once living somewhere along the Hawksbury and lower 
> Murray, but not to my knowledge reported for years.
> Came to me at 2.00 am."
> Are you suggesting a small flock of yellow South African Bishop? Very 
> unlikely........
> Philip
>               Michael
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Birding-Aus  On Behalf Of 
> Michael Hunter
> Sent: Tuesday, 18 August, 2020 12:36 AM
> To: <>
> Subject: [Birding-Aus] Mystery bird
> What is this bird photographed in Mulgoa. Valley  last week , one of a small 
> flock.
> Sent from my iPhone

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