Bassian Thrush at the ANBG

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Subject: Bassian Thrush at the ANBG
From: "Geoffrey Dabb" <>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 13:34:16 +1000
This is another traditional annual conversation.  Following is last year's

<<  Frank  -  At least a partial altitudinal migrant going by its
appearances at 
ANBG and local pine forests.  I don't believe it's resident, although I
Anthony Overs had - or heard of - a breeding record at ANBG a few years ago.

(I would regard the SBBs as 'at least partial altitudinal migrants' although

there are occasional nesting reports.  I don't regard the winter bower
as a sign of breeding necessarily)  g

-----Original Message-----
From: Frank Antram 
Sent: Sunday, 22 July 2007 10:38 PM
Subject: ANBG: Bassian Thrush

You may well be right, Geoffrey. What is the status of Bassian Thrush in
ANBG?  As far as I can recall, I've only ever seen them there in winter,
and I've always assumed they are altitudinal migrants.  Singing suggests
thoughts of breeding - are they, in fact, breeding residents in the


On Sat, 21 Jul 2007 20:34:44 +1000, "Geoffrey Dabb" <>
> Frank  -  This is more than 400m from Peter's sighting, so the 'the'
> not be appropriate  g

-----Original Message-----
From: Con Boekel  
Sent: Tuesday, 19 August 2008 12:28 PM
To: COG list
Subject: Bassian Thrush at the ANBG

If someone has noticed breeding behaviour by this species it would be 
good to pop it into the database. I believe that breeding records for 
this species in the ACT are uncommon.  >>


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