National Gallery Canberra Swift Parrots (film)

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Subject: National Gallery Canberra Swift Parrots (film)
From: Ash Allnutt <>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 23:34:45 +0000
I saw a Group in Watson on Negus crescent this morning (and yesterday afternoon). There were quite high numbers there and quite a few flowering trees, so if you can't find the birds at the National Gallery if might be worth checking out there.


On Wed, Sep 26, 2018 at 9:28 AM Matthew Willis <> wrote:
Great stuff, David!

Has anyone seen the Swifts at the NGA today? I wonder if they may have moved on.

I saw them lunchtime yesterday (without camera) but could not see them when I was there (with camera) between about 8.15 and 8.30 this morning.


On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 6:47 PM David Rees <> wrote:
Once again thanks to the initial spotters/ reporters, a bird I've been wanting to film for sometime.  Not easy given their liking for the high canopy.  Feeding and sitting still.... filmed on 24 and 25 Sept 2018

For those who like Tasmanian migratory parrots, there is also my film of Orange-bellied Parrots at for those who have not seen it.



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