more late breeding

To: "'Barbara Allan'" <>, "'canberrabirds'" <>
Subject: more late breeding
From: "casburnj" <>
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2011 10:19:03 +1000

I also observed a Sulphur-crested Cockatoo feeding a young one in one of the streets in Duffy.  I noted to myself at the time that there is a lot of hand feeding occurring in Duffy and that perhaps this was the cause of the late breeding here, along with the bumper season?



From: Barbara Allan [.au]
Sent: Monday, 13 June 2011 5:48 PM
To: 'canberrabirds'
Subject: [canberrabirds] more late breeding


Passed a Sulphur-crested Cockie this morning, having regurgitated something shoved down its throat, all the while still making begging noises. In Macadam Place, Page, where there are stands of oaks, so possibly the acorns are the attraction. This is the third year the SCCs have had young extremely late in the season in that general area. They couldn’t be holding off breeding till the acorns were ready, could they? b

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