|To:||Marion Jones <>|
|Subject:||Dollarbird Red Hill|
|Date:||Fri, 8 Jan 2010 16:08:10 +1100|
Marion and COG-ers,
Spent an hour and a half up the Hughes end of RedHill late this morning. The nest on the Hughes side has a chick (at first I thought I saw 2 but the camera has only captured one) with both adults very reluctant to go near the nest while I was there. Even came and sat above me calling very loudly. It was the hollow we'd figured.
There were 2 adults and 2DY in the large trees where the powerlines intersect a cross section of tracks and further over closer to the lower reservoir there were another 2 adults with 1 DY, and a single adult in the original dead tree that we saw them in back early November.
I found the juvenile that we photographed yesterday morning still in the same vicinity.
In all I would have counted 7 adults and 5 juveniles. They were every-where.
Julian, if you want to capture juvenile dollarbirds - Red Hill is the place.
On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 11:25 AM, Marion Jones <> wrote:
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