Swift Parrots

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Subject: Swift Parrots
From: Con Boekel <>
Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2018 05:56:14 +0000

Hi Julie

Yes. There were four or five in the flowering street trees earlier on. They were being harrassed by the usual with a couple of incidents of Rainbow Lorikeets going out of their way to drive the Swift Parrots out of the trees.

By about 9 most of them had flown off. A singleton hung around for some time after that. I believe this one was last observed in the lerp tree which is the tree nearest the road in the fenced off paddock adjacent to the construction sight at the south-western corner of the construction site.

The trend in Swift Parrot numbers at Negus Crescent seems to be downward with the maximum last Saturday and decreasing numbers since then.

At times there were eight or nine camera persons, several lifer-hunters, and a scattering of bemused residents in attendance.



On 10/1/2018 2:46 PM, Julie Clark wrote:
Hi All,

Just wondering if anyone saw the Swift Parrots in Watson this morning?


Julie Clark

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