re Koels

To: Geoffrey Dabb <>, "" <>
Subject: re Koels
From: Wayne Gregson <>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2018 23:09:04 +0000
Geoff, of course some unusual stuff about Koels will come up from time to time.  the problem is if I (and perhaps others) get to the point where we automatically delete anything headed “Koel” we are going to miss the more interesting information.
Sent: Friday, November 9, 2018 8:44 AM
Subject: FW: [canberrabirds] re Koels

Just a question of getting the balance right, Wayne.  I thought Lach’s message about a near view of a mating was very reportable.


We all have our preferences.  Personally, I would like to hear more about emergent ducklings of the A Wood Duck, Australia’s favourite maned duck.  I have sometimes wondered if it is a coincidence that the first of these appear around Melbourne Cup Day. 


From: Wayne Gregson <>
Sent: Wednesday, 7 November 2018 9:35 AM
To: 'COG List' <>
Subject: [canberrabirds] re Koels


Am I just being a grumpy old person or do other chatliners share my view that Koels are now a sufficiently well established feature of Canberra’s bird scene that we don’t really need to know about each and every one that turns up?


Wayne Gregson

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