|To:||"'mariko buszynski'" <>|
|From:||"Philip Veerman" <>|
|Date:||Mon, 9 Jul 2012 23:22:00 +1000|
No reason why it would not be. They are now a common species in many Canberra gardens, a history that is well documented. I have 10 to 20 in my GBS area every day, through the winter, including a bower in my neighbour's yard. (in Kambah).
Though no reason not to be pleased. I well remember my first ever distant viewing of a Satin Bowerbird about 40 years ago (near Omeo Victoria) and would not have thought they would in future become one of the most common birds around my house - or that I would be living in Canberra.
-----Original Message-----I am a novice birdwatcher and I am excited to see a female satin bowerbird yesterday (7 July) in our garden in Hughes. This time I managed to take a photograph. It did not show only a clothesline or a tip of a tail. It is not a very good picture but, I hope, good enough to identify the bird. Is she paying a surprise visit to nearby gardens?
From: mariko buszynski [
Sent: Monday, 9 July 2012 9:06 PM
Subject: [canberrabirds] Satin bowerbird
I will bring the camera to this Wednesday' meeting and hope somebody can help me to identify it.
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