Noisy Friarbirds

To: Nicki Taws <>
Subject: Noisy Friarbirds
From: Terry Munro <>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:55:52 +0000
Today, Thu is the first day for quite a while I haVen't seen or heard a Noisy Friarbirds here in Watson. Still lots of Red Wattlebirds.
Terry Munro

On Fri, 9 Mar 2018 at 2:22 PM, Terry Munro <> wrote:
This morning there were around 8 Noisy Friarbirds 10 RedWattlebirds & 10 Currawongs feeding on lerp in our front street trees (Euc Polyanthmos?). Others feeding on lerp in the street trees nearby were Crimson Rosellas, Rainbow Lorrikeets, & Noisy Miners. Numbers seem to thin out later in the day. 
Terry Munro

On Fri, 9 Mar 2018 at 6:47 AM, Nicki Taws <> wrote:

We have had up to 20 Noisy Friarbirds around (Cook) for the past week or two. Along with a similar number of wattlebirds they have been feasting on lerps on the Red Box.




Nicki Taws

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From: Michael Lenz [
Sent: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 6:25 PM
To: Philip Veerman

Cc: COG Chatline
Subject: Re: [canberrabirds] Noisy Friarbirds




how many are "many"?. I am interested in this.





On 7 March 2018 at 17:57, Philip Veerman <> wrote:

I have just noticed many of them around my home yesterday and today, after being unusually absent or nearly so, for most of summer.




From: Martin Butterfield [
Sent: Wednesday, 7 March, 2018 4:10 PM
To: Terry Munro
Cc: COG Chatline
Subject: Re: [canberrabirds] Noisy Friarbirds


Probably driven out of the Brindabellas by the huge prescribed burns.


On 7 March 2018 at 15:42, Terry Munro <> wrote:

About week ago I reported that the NF had suddenly disappeared from around my residence in Watson - well they’re back again in big numbers. Red Wattlebird numbers have remained throughout.
Terry Munro



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