Re: Rockwarbler at Pigeon House

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Subject: Re: Rockwarbler at Pigeon House
From: Susanne Gardiner <>
Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2008 15:39:05 +0000 (GMT)
Hi Andrew
this might not be very helpful, but from memory (10-14 yrs ago) and from other rock warbler experiences: Just sit still and watch them hop around on the rocks.
We saw them right up on top of Pidgeon House every time we went up there.
My experience is that they are not very shy und come very close. (But then I would have said that also of Lyrebirds until I heard Ian Frazer talking about them on 666 a couple of weeks ago.)
I have seen rockwarblers also in Kangaroo Valley, were the cliffs are more exposed than not, including a nest in a cave. Though this was on private property.
Good luck,

--- On Fri, 8/8/08, Andrew, David <> wrote:
A week or so ago someone on the mailing list mentioned seeing Rockwarbler at Pigeon House Mtn (sorry, I don't know its 'new' name) near Ulladulla - I'll be in the vicinity over the weekend and was wondering if someone could advise how best to see this sp. at the site or give directions to other sites nearby. 
All leads appreciated!
David Andrew

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