Re: An interesting sighting in WA

Subject: Re: An interesting sighting in WA
From: (Dr Richard Nowotny)
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 1997 19:19:52 +1000
The following email exchange between Allan Burbidge and me may be of some
interest to WA birders and anyone else travelling to WA over the holiday period.
Richard Nowotny

>Hello Richard,
>Thanks for the information; sorry I haven't replied sooner; I have been away
>quite a bit, lately.
>At 09:09 PM 29/11/97 -1000, you wrote:
>>Last Sunday, 23rd November, I observed a flock of 27 Black-tailed Godwits
>>feeding on the mudflats at Coodanup (northern Peel Inlet, near the Creery
>>Wetlands).  This is the largest flock of Black-tails I have seen in
>>Australia (although I am aware that larger flocks occur regularly on the
>>northern Australian coast and less commonly elsewhere).  It may be a flock
>>of some significance in south-western Australia.
>>Some advice, please (wearing your joint editor of WABN hat):
>>1.      Has this flock already been reported?      
>Not that I am aware.
>>2.      Is the sighting worth putting on your local hotline to inform others
>>who may want to go down to Mandurah to see if they can find them?
>Our hotline doesn't work as such any more, although we do keep a register of
>sightings at the WA Group Office. I shall forward the information on.
>>3.      Can a sighting for WABN be submitted by email, and if so, how?
>Yes; consider it done! I collate the 'Observations' section for WABN, with
>assistance from a small committee that determines which records are
>acceptable and worthy of inclusion.
>>Thanks for your help.
>>Richard Nowotny


From:  Dr Richard Nowotny
             Melbourne, Australia
             Tel. (w) 61-3-9214.1420

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