Re: Black-tailed Native Hen

To: Mr Sr Pywell <>
Subject: Re: Black-tailed Native Hen
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 1997 12:37:44 +1100
Sean wrote:
> Just
> wondering if anyone else had seen any at any otehr suburban wetland,
> liek Braeside or Edithvale or Westgate Park latley or ever. The
> closest I have ever seen them to Melbourne is Point Cook.
This is not a wetland record but one was at Ricketts Point, Beaumaris,
SE Melbourne on 31/8/95 and the following day (also reported on
2/9/95).  Seen by at least 4 people including me feeding on mown grass
and retreating to coastal scrub.
Record published in Bird Observer no 759.

Michael Norris

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