Re: birding-aus Bellbird habitat query

To: <>, "Syd Curtis" <>
Subject: Re: birding-aus Bellbird habitat query
From: "Vicki PS" <>
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 1999 21:48:34 +1000
>In a newsletter of a conservation organisation (not a specifically
>ornithological one) there's a general account of a field trip in which
>reference is made to hearing bellbirds followed by the statement:
>        "They are difficult to spot in the dull light of the rainforest."
>I have regarded Bellbirds as a strictly Eucalyptus forest species.  Can
>anyone confirm that they also inhabit rainforest?

To the best of my knowledge and experience, they prefer the fringe areas
between wet eucalypt forest and rainforest (assuming the writer was
referring to the bell miner.)

Vicki PS

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