FW: [canberrabirds] Migrating Honeyeaters

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Subject: FW: [canberrabirds] Migrating Honeyeaters
From: Lindsay Hansch <>
Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2017 03:42:47 +0000

Thank you to all those who responded.  It seems that I jumped the gun.  Having posted my note below, I made myself a cup of coffee and wandered outside to enjoy it in the sunshine, to find the sky filled with honeyeaters.  There was a steady stream of them over the next two hours but by about midday there was not a bird in the air.  The biggest flock I saw was over 500 with another two of around 300.  The remainder were smaller in the 30-50 range.  Most appeared to be Yellow-faced as should be expected.






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Sent: Thursday, 6 April 2017 9:46 AM
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Subject: [canberrabirds] Migrating Honeyeaters


Is anyone seeing a mass  migration yet?  I certainly am not over the Tralee Flyway (Jerrabomberra, NSW).  Over the past week I have seen a single flock on each of four day ranging in size from 5 to 55 (the latter yesterday).  Red Wattlebirds seem to be on the move as do Pied Currawongs.




Lindsay Hansch

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