RE: Talking of Records!
ANTHONY OVERS <>
Tue, 7 Apr 1998 12:02:18 +1000
It's great when this sort of thing happens. I have seen on a few occasions a
large number of species from the same family or group of birds. Here are a few
examples of mine from recent times:
Recently a friend of mine and I heard and saw four species of owl in about half
an hour, on the south coast of NSW:
Three other night birds were also present:
Recently in south-east Queensland I had the pleasure of hearing and seeing
eight species of pigeon/dove in a day:
Lastly, during some survey work near Tumut a while ago I saw three species of
whistler in three minutes:
From: andy burton [SMTP:
Sent: Tuesday, 7 April 1998 10:12
Subject: Re: Talking of Records!
>>How about six species of cuckoo in one day on a
>>1.25 acre block?
>>Phone 07 4789 1306
Or 6 species of Tern in ca 30 minutes in the Hunter River at Newcastle on
14th March last.
White-winged Black Tern
Andy Burton's Bush Tours
703/4 Francis Road
Artarmon, NSW 2064
Ph 61 2 9904 8468 (home and bus.)
Fax 61 2 9904 8768
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