Suburban White-plumed HE

Subject: Suburban White-plumed HE
From: Milburns <>
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2006 21:38:37 +1000
I have not posted my WPHE observations this winter but it looks as though they may be a trend that is noteworthy.  We see  a few WPHE per year in Higgins and usually in spring but this winter I am hearing them almost every day and seeing them every few days in the garden.  In addition I have not observed YFHE here during the winter previously but this winter they are about almost constantly.  I hesitate to offer a reason for this but something that is very noticeable is that Red Wattlebird numbers are significantly lower than the plague proportions of recent seasons.

PJ MIlburn
The Milburns
42 Bundey Street
ACT 2615
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