Re: Mallee fowl

To: Stuart Dashper <>
Subject: Re: Mallee fowl
From: Lawrie Conole <>
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 1996 16:22:17 +1000 (EET)
On Tue, 12 Nov 1996, Stuart Dashper wrote:

> On a recent Field Nats. Club Vic. trip to Jilpanger Scrub (approximately 30 
> km east of Edenhope in western Victoria) a mallee fowl was sighted along one 
> of the four wheel drive tracks. This was unexpected as it is well south of 
> the Little Desert and is heath/woodland rather than mallee. Other 

Hi Stuart -- Maybe a straggler from Arapiles-Tooan State Park, where there
are some in mallee, about 10 km from Jilpanger; or maybe just a low key
resident; but either way an interesting first record.  The Southern
Scrub-robins there are probably the most southerly in Victoria too. 

Lawrie Conole
Geelong, Victoria, Australia

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