Honeyeaters; Torrens; Kambah

To: Cog line <>
Subject: Honeyeaters; Torrens; Kambah
From: Kevin Windle <>
Date: Sat, 11 Apr 2015 03:33:07 +0000

​About 100 YFHE between 9.00 and 9.30 this morning over Torrens.

Between 9.45 and 11.30 large flocks - many of 50+, so well over 1,000 altogether - with a substantial admixture of White-naped, moving over McQuoid's Hill, Kambah. Some were flying quite high and hard to see, let alone count.


From: Ken Bissett <>
Sent: 11 April 2015 12:17
To: Martin Butterfield; Nicki Taws
Cc: Cog line
Subject: RE: [canberrabirds] Honeyeaters go
Plenty moving at Callum Brae, seemed like every second tree erupted with yfhe.  We counted 10 groups on the way up the hill, at least 150 birds in total.

Scarlet robins also active, saw 6 along the quarry fence line, heard another 2 that we couldn't spot.

And a fox eyeing off the coots on one of the dams!


Sent: ‎11/‎04/‎2015 9:25
Subject: Re: [canberrabirds] Honeyeaters go

On our dog walk there were constant groups of 5-10 YFHE passing over for about an hour.  The last flock was 51 birds - very large for this route.

On 11 April 2015 at 08:50, Nicki Taws <> wrote:

Should be a big honeyeater day – groups moving from just on sunrise, perfect conditions. I hope Lindsay’s at home to do some counting.




Nicki Taws

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