re: Black Grasswren

Subject: re: Black Grasswren
From: "Niven McCrie" <>
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 1998 18:22:30 +0930
Years ago I saw several on Mt Elizabeth Station, off the Gibb River 
Rd. The owner/manager of the station apparently will take people to a 
site for them, though friends and I just made our own way round the 
property, finding them for ourselves in an area a lot closer to the 
homestead. We had one fruitless day searching in excellent-looking 
habitat, then the following day we found them in crappy, burnt-out 
stuff (typical grasswren tactics in my experience). Like some of the 
other grasswrens, it seems that if you luck onto the right site then 
finding/viewing them is very easy. They were very active, calling from 
in the open, and had a great deal of appeal (not sure if anything 


Niven McCrie
P.O. Box 41382
Casuarina 0811 NT
61 8 89451130

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