King Parrots nesting and Dollarbirds forming pairs

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Subject: King Parrots nesting and Dollarbirds forming pairs
From: "Peter Ormay" <>
Date: Sat, 25 Dec 2010 22:27:02 +1100
Hi all,
This morning in the east side of the Aranda Bushland I saw a female King Parrot emerge from a hollow in an old E mannifera while a male was calling nearby.  The hollow was a fair way up and I heard no noise that may have been made by chicks.
About 200m to the south of the above there were two Dollarbirds face to face about 10cm apart shouting at each other in the top of a tree while third one flitting from branch to branch near them anxiously.
Happy New Year
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