New Holland arrival - why?

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Subject: New Holland arrival - why?
From: "casburnj" <>
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2010 08:56:13 +1100

This has been an unusual week for honeyeaters arriving through my garden near the top of Duffy – not too far from the Murrumbidgee and near Narrabundah Hill.  I have not seen HE’s for many months since Banksias finished flowering – apart from a White Eared HE that stopped coming after the Calistemons stopped flowering. 


This morning 7.45am approx a New Holland landed briefly on Red Hot Pokers – also yesterday I posted that a Yellow Faced HE had made it’s presence heard and seen and earlier in the week the Eastern Spinebill reappeared.  These will be in the GBS survey.


However I am wondering why this sudden influx?  Does anyone have any suggestions?


With thanks if you can help




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