re: Wren Pics

To: "John Layton" <>
Subject: re: Wren Pics
From: "Geoffrey Dabb" <>
Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2008 18:31:29 +1000

Thanks John.  Coming into colour, I think there are usually a few blue tips along with the emerging black.  This is a local bird from earlier this week.  G



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From: John Layton [
Sent: Wednesday, 6 August 2008 2:35 PM
To: Geoffrey Dabb
Subject: Wren Pics


Thanks for the wren pics, that's more like what I'm used to seeing afield whereas the depiction in Simpson & Day is basically a "clean-plumaged" brown bird with distinct black splotches.


John Layton

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