[canberrabirds] White-breasted Woodswallows at Moruya NSW

To: Harvey Perkins <>
Subject: [canberrabirds] White-breasted Woodswallows at Moruya NSW
From: Marnix Zwankhuizen <>
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2012 06:23:10 +1100
Hi Harvey

This seems to be a more regular site for this species than thought. Birds seen 
in Dec 2004.


On 05/02/2012, at 10:11 PM, Harvey Perkins <> wrote:

> While on holiday at Broulee over the weekend I came across six White-breasted 
> Woodswallows hawking, calling, and occasionally resting in high dead branches 
> of trees at 17:45 h on Friday 3 Feb. They were  around the bridge that 
> crosses the entrance to Malabar Lagoon from the Moruya River, 2 km east of 
> Moruya along the road that follows the northern bank of the river to the 
> aerodrome. Four of the birds were resighted on the following morning (11:00 
> h), Saturday 4 February. No doubt as to identity. Poor but diagnostic photos 
> available. This is well to the south of their normal range along the east 
> coast.
> Harvey Perkins
> Canberra

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