Re: birds in inner Melbourne

Subject: Re: birds in inner Melbourne
Date: Tue, 01 Sep 1998 14:42:46 +1000
I agree with almost all that Ian Temby wrote about the seed sculpture
idea and the potential problems of feeding wild birds.


1) the CBD peregrines didn't breed last year - perhaps the will this
year if they can see a supply of their favourite food feeding on the

2) the sculpture could be decorated with some other artificial foods -
some meat to get back the kookaburras that nested near Flinders St, some
nectar mix for passing honeyeaters and lorikeets... with a warning that
only supplementary feeding is advisable.

Michael Norris

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