Swift and Superb Parrots

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Subject: Swift and Superb Parrots
From: Anthony Overs <>
Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2014 11:12:00 +1000
Hi all

Just sitting at the Harrison playing fields watching my wife play  soccer. I 
could hear swift parrots over the road. Tracked them down and found 14 birds 
feeding on large lerps on young (ish) planted eucalypts in the park to the east 
of the fields. The end of the park is bounded by Katoomba, Tanami and Encounter 
streets. Five birds have just flown up high over the fields and headed south. 
If going out for a look, Listen for the rapid, strident 'tink tink tink' call 
especially in flight; they're calling a lot.

There are also superb parrots everywhere, maybe 30+ birds. Some feeding on 
exotic seeds in the park. Lots of calling too.


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