The Name of the Bird

To: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Subject: The Name of the Bird
From: Denis Wilson <>
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:34:43 +1100
Thanks Geoffrey.

Having visited Captain Cook's (supposed) original landing point at Kurnell, beneath a large Banksia integrifolia tree, I can tell you that the same New Holland Honeyeater which greeted Cook, Banks, Solander et al, is still living there, and still proclaiming his ownership of the same tree.
Given the fierce possessiveness of these birds, it is very clear why it would have earned the name of New Holland Honeyeater.

But given his age, now, he might be going a bit deaf, and a bit vague.
Probably does answer to Nev.

Denis Wilson

Denis Wilson

Some things in the universe are greater and deeper
than human intelligence.
It is the Power of Nature which bewilders us.

"The Nature of Robertson"

On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 7:49 PM, Geoffrey Dabb <> wrote:

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