Large group of roosting Brown Thornbills

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Subject: Large group of roosting Brown Thornbills
From: Tony and Tash Manderson <>
Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2018 06:53:25 +0000
Hi all,
An interesting observation in my backyard yesterday was a large group of roosting Brown Thornbills. In the photo (, there are 17 birds (we think), but in total there were 24 in this group. Is this a normal observation for this species? They are commonly seen in my yard, but usually only a few at a time. 

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