You wrote: "The proportion of whistlers is
unusual on Black Mountain. Normally I see more Rufous than Golden
That depends on the season. Both Whistlers are
migrants in Canberra. In warmer months it will be true that: "I see more Rufous
than Golden whistlers". In contrast, in cooler months it will be true that:
"I see more Golden than Rufous Whistlers". Autumn and Spring are changeover
times. Simple. Also these mixed species flocks occur more often in Autumn and
Winter than other seasons.
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