Re: Favorite Birds

To: <>, "David Siems" <>
Subject: Re: Favorite Birds
From: "Trevor Hampel" <>
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 1998 15:22:10 +1030
Careful David - other birders could accuse you of name dropping, having
seen all those wonderful birds in so many exotic places.

You mention the Falkland Islands Flightless Steamer Duck "surfing" the
ocean waves!!! Surely you jest - IS there such a creature???? The mind

Trevor Hampel
Aussie-Born, Non-travelled-to-Exotic-Climes Birder,
Murray Bridge.

PS I haven't even been to Kangaroo Island!
> From: David Siems <>
> To: 
> Subject: Favorite Birds
> Date: Friday, 20 March 1998 9:02
>  Hi,
>     After watching all the favorite birds, thought I would put in mine.
>  Australia:- Pink-eared Duck
>              Gouldian Finch
>              Plains Wanderer
>              Spinifex Pigeon
>              Turquise Parrot
>              Red-bellied Pitta
>              Splendid Wren
>              Black Grasswren
>  Overseas Birds:- All Penquins,
>                   Slavonian Grebe (Iceland)
>                   Asian Fairy-bluebird (Malaysia)
>                   Magellanic Plover (Argentina)
>                   Cock-of-the-Rock (Peru)
>                   Schrenck's Bittern (Brunei)
>                   Pheasant-tailed Jacana (Sri Lanka)
>                   Green Broadbill (Sarawak)
>                   Toucan Barbet (Ecuador)
>                   Spoon-billed Sandpiper (Hong Kong)
>                   Fish Eagle (South Africa)
>                   Violet Plantain-eater (Ghana)
>                   Bald Eagle (Alaska)
>                   Ribbon-tailed Astrapia (New Guinea)   
>                   Blue-footed Booby (Galapagos)
>  Most Unusual Bird:-
>                    Falkland Islands Flightless Steamer Duck
>   Surfing the waves to the beach (no surfboard)
> All the Best
> David
> David Siems
> Sydney, Australia
> Phone: +61 (0)2 9759 1891
> Email: 

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