Re: crippler - Arctic Warbler

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Subject: Re: crippler - Arctic Warbler
From: Richard Loyn <>
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 1997 11:34:34 +1000
David, In view of drought, fires etc, and Blue Rock Thrush, it's odd that
more passerines haven't turned up in NW (or Christmas Island).  How many
people are looking?  My predictions for new vagrants are Yellow-browed
Warbler and Stonechat.  Happy Christmas etc, Richard.

At 04:16 PM 23/12/97 +0000, you wrote:
>I don't have many details, but since nobody else seems to have posted 
>this I thought I'd better do it:
>A Phylloscopus warbler - probably Arctic - was observed and 
>photographed on one of the Lacepede islands in NW Australia a few 
>days ago. There have been sporadic records of this difficult genus 
>from the NW in the past, chiefly from Scott's or Ashmore Reef (I 
>forget which). Positive identification is awaited. 
>Another indication that we are in for a good summer of vagrants.
>David Andrew

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