Re: FW: [canberrabirds] Queanbeyan Koels

To: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Subject: Re: FW: [canberrabirds] Queanbeyan Koels
From: Martin Butterfield <>
Date: Sat, 10 Feb 2018 06:19:06 +0000

This has been niggling in the back of my brain for the past day.  Can I assume it is a reference to the Royal Queanbeyan?  One of the very few local golf courses that isn't applying for approval to build a retirement village (or set of luxury timeshares) in its environs.

On 9 February 2018 at 10:52, Geoffrey Dabb <> wrote:

Why do ‘birdies’ come to mind?


From: Martin Butterfield [
Sent: Friday, 9 February 2018 10:43 AM
To: COG List
Subject: [canberrabirds] Queanbeyan Koels


I took a stroll round Queanbeyan this morning while the Jetta was getting service.  All up I noted 29 species.  This included at least two Koels giving the wirra wirra call.  They were at positions 1 and 2 in the image.  There may have been a third at position 3 but in view of the elapsed time it could have been the bird from 1.

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