birding-aus January 5 is bird day?

Subject: birding-aus January 5 is bird day?
From: Victoria Quinton <>
Date: Wed, 05 Jan 2000 08:46:59 +1100
According to a postcard (ecard variety) list I am on, the 5th of January is
Bird Day.
No particular source is quoted.  Does anyone have an alternate bird day to

This morning there was a galah in a neighbour's almond tree.  It didn't
stay long.

If the picture comes out (the film is not yet developed), I think we saw a
falcon near Lakes Entrance.  It had a white "V" on its underside and glided
along.  It had a "finger pattern" at its wing tips, similar to a Whistling

ok, for the 2000 version of

If other birding aus members would like to email me lists 10 types of bird
most frequently seen in their backyards, I could collate those and perhaps
include samples of each if there are photos available?

Victoria Quinton

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