Re: Yellow-faced Honeyeaters Migrating

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Subject: Re: Yellow-faced Honeyeaters Migrating
From: Paul Taylor <>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 1998 12:13:48 +1000
John Penhallurick wrote:
> In Belconnen, for the last few days, the air has been full of the "Quick!
> Quick!" contact call that the Yellow-faced Honeyeaters give in flight when
> migrating.  At my home in Fraser, due to some quirk of geography, they
> appear to heading south.  My guess is that they are heading for the
> Murrumbidgee.  But at the University of Canberra this morning, there were
> large numbers heading north.

I had a group of about fifteen YFHE's moving through Russell, ACT this
morning about 11:30am.  They seemed to be moving from Mount Pleasant
Civic; I'd guess they are also heading north, perhaps choosing to go
rather than over Mount Ainslie.

   Paul Taylor                           Veni, vidi, tici -
                    I came, I saw, I ticked.

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