Re: birding-aus Is it an olive wistler?

To: Brian Fleming <>
Subject: Re: birding-aus Is it an olive wistler?
From: "Petherfile (Joshua Petherbridge)" <>
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 1999 14:09:02 +1000
>Please, where did you see your possible Olive Whistler? Are you sure it
>isn't a female Golden Whistler <snip>

        Well, I'm not shure of anything, but from all the discriptions and
pictures (I haven't seen a photo yet) the olive wistler seems the best bet.
 Just seems puzzeling that it's in my garden.  There's no forest for a long
way round and a town seems the wrong sort of place for this bird.

>   You should be able to hand-hold 300 mm as a rule if camera isnt too
>awkward;  I've had quite good results with hand-held 500 mm sometimes. <snip>

        Yes, I have got some good shots hand held sometimes, but it's a bit 
ang go.  I'v got this really old 300mm nikor lense with an F3, it ways a tone.

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