some Ainslie observations

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Subject: some Ainslie observations
From: "Steve Holliday" <>
Date: Sun, 9 Aug 2009 16:18:46 +1000

A single Yellow-tufted Honeyeater continues to put in an occasional appearance despite a hormonal wattlebird’s best efforts to chase it (and everything else) out of our garden. YTHE is now on our GBS chart for 6 weeks in a row.


During a walk on Mt Ainslie earlier today Suzi Bond showed Prue and I a frogmouth roost, although we could only find one bird. We then checked a different roost we knew of a few hundred metres away where there were 2 more frogmouths.


Elsewhere on the walk, a male Rufous Whistler was a bit of a surprise. We also saw a Scarlet Robin, Brown-headed and Fuscous Honeyeaters, Speckled Warblers, Yellow Thornbills, and a Grey Fantail. Galahs and rosellas were investigating hollows and Noisy Miners nest building.




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