Swift Parrots in Turner

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Subject: Swift Parrots in Turner
From: Con <>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2021 05:01:13 +0000
I've just had a report that a Swiftie was in a Turner domestic garden
last week, not far from Hackett Gardens.

kind regards

Con Boekel

On 5/12/2021 2:41 PM, Ian Fraser wrote:
> I've just been told by Bill Gammage (a good birdo as well as
> historian) that a couple of days ago there were half a dozen Swift
> Parrots in Hackett Gardens in Turner, just over the road from the ANU.
> (Next to where I lived for 27 years without ever seeing one!) It's a
> reminder that bird distribution records are as much a function of
> where the bird watchers are as of the birds. Now that the Swifties
> seem to have left Callum Brae, they could be reconnoitering anywhere
> in Canberra (or be on their way to Queensland of course).
> Ian Fraser
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