Update on Koel fledglings

To: Jack & Andrea Holland <>, "" <>
Subject: Update on Koel fledglings
From: Tyrie Starrs <>
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2018 01:35:47 +0000

We've had a 2nd fledging from the red wattlebirds in our backyard.
Photos at
From: Jack & Andrea Holland <>
Sent: Monday, 5 February 2018 11:47:09 AM
Subject: [canberrabirds] Update on Koel fledglings
Hello subscribers, I think it useful to provide a brief update of the number of Eastern Koel fledglings that I’m now aware of compared with that given in the just posted on the COG web site February Gang-gang column which was written on Tuesday 30 January.
I now have 44 fledglings on my list.  However, 27 of these have been reported by just 4 observers.  One feature is that for at least 3 of them they’ve been occurring close together within a relatively small area, with in my case nothing beyond that even if I check much more widely outside it.
The increase, particularly over the past 2 days, may be signs that the 2nd wave of fledglings from the RWBs’ third brood for the season is happening – so I await with interest further reports (directly to me if you prefer) of any fledglings that you’ve observed!
Many thanks
Jack Holland
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