Corellas in Queanbeyan

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Subject: Corellas in Queanbeyan
From: martin butterfield <>
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2011 16:51:54 +1000
This afternoon I observed slightly over 100 Corellas on the banks of the Mighty Queanbeyan River, outside and opposite Riverside Plaza.  On getting closer to the bunch in front of the Arts Centre I was able to ID 4 Long-billed Corellas in the mob. 

Some of the behaviour was interesting with birds nuzzling each on or around the neck (usually 2 birds, sometimes a threesome) and occasionally one would knock another over and then walk over it.  The walkee didn't seem to object to this but usually returned for another serve.  None of this is listed in HANZAB as curtship behaviour.

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