Crikey, Channel-billed Cuckoos and "the new birding"

To: "bob gosford" <>, "NT Birds group" <>, "Birding-Aus \(Forum\)" <>, "COG list" <>
Subject: Crikey, Channel-billed Cuckoos and "the new birding"
From: "Ross Macfarlane" <>
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2010 12:31:12 +1100

If you're interested in ethno-archaeology & birds, the following may interest you (& others here). A former member of the Victroian Malleefowl Recovery Group, John Morieson, has researched aboriginal astronomy including a constallation called Neilloan (the "Spirit Malleefowl" - Lowan is a northwest Victorian word for Malleefowl).

John has taken me to see a location in central Victoria which he believes is a former Aboriginal ceremonial site based on a Malleefowl Dreaming...

Ross Macfarlane

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