Mistletoebird - migrant vs overwintering [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

To: "Perkins, Harvey" <>
Subject: Mistletoebird - migrant vs overwintering [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 12:14:36 +1000
There was a vocal male Mistletoebird at Newline in late July as well.

I have recorded male Mistletoebirds on various occasions in the past in
July and August at various sites around Canberra. But I couldn't tell you
if they were early returns or over-winterers.

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                                          [canberrabirds] Mistletoebird -  
                                          migrant vs overwintering         

Just to add to the general discussion on migration vs overwintering, and
having just read a comment in Gang-Gang about no returned Mistletoebirds

I saw a male Mistletoebird at the picnic area at Molonglo Gorge on 2
August. On a return visit a couple of weeks later I heard one calling as it
flew overhead. Early return or overwinterer?

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