Possible Swift Parrot, Hindmarsh Drive

Subject: Possible Swift Parrot, Hindmarsh Drive
From: John Leonard <>
Date: Sun, 19 May 2013 14:44:13 +1000
This morning at around 9.30 I observed a small parrot flying north across 
Hindmarsh Drive from the crest of Mt Mugga towards Red Hill.

My first thought was a Rainbow Lorikeet, but it was too small and had a long, 
finely tapering tail (unlike the smaller Lorikeets). My diagnosis is a Swift 

John Leonard

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