Re: birding-aus Is it an olive whistler?

To: "Petherfile (Joshua Petherbridge)" <>
Subject: Re: birding-aus Is it an olive whistler?
From: "Merrilyn Serong" <>
Date: Thu, 02 Sep 1999 21:46:25 +1000
Hi Joshua,
>From your description, I was wondering if what you saw might have been a grey 

Petherfile (Joshua Petherbridge) wrote:

> At 03:09 PM 9/2/99 +1000, you wrote:
> >,
> >>   I just found this list when I was looking for info on olive
> >>   wistlers
> >> (pachycephala olivacea) and simerler spicies.
> >>  A new bird has turned up in my garden, mostly heard not seen.
> >Hi Joshua
> >
> >We'd love to help, but we need a bit more information!
> he he, woops.  Just realised all those things I forgot... :-)
>         OK I'm in drouin, west gippsland.  I'm on 5 acers, just a little out 
> of
> the town.  It's kinda a hobby farm.  Mostly just farm land around the
> place, there is a few tres around a old tip accross the road, but that
> about the extent of "bush" about.  We've planted lots of native trees and
> bushes aroud the house and there are quite allot of native birds that visit
> (and some breed) there.
>         Mostly all I saw of the bird was this little gray head.  It's back 
> was an
> olive-brown sort of colour, and I nevver got a look at it's belly.  I don't
> quite know how to say what it sounds like, but it's sorta like a wip bird.
> I haven't head it today at all.
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