Re: birding-aus Mitchell Park, West of Sydney NSW

To: Trevor Quested <>
Subject: Re: birding-aus Mitchell Park, West of Sydney NSW
From: HARRIS & WESTRUP John & Jude <>
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2000 17:24:50 +1000
Trevor Quested wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> We went birding to Mitchell Park, west of Sydney, NSW this morning.  While
> having a cup of tea at a picnic table with a good view of the river, a Black
> Bittern slowly flapped by, with full sun on it.  Nice start to the year's
> list I thought.

Trevor and Annie

Could you do me a favour and direct the Black Bittern my way.  I have
been looking for a number of years now, in all the right haunts, and
have not seen one.  It's my personal opinion that they are rarer than
the Paradise Parrot (haven't looked for them yet).  I can fully relate
to your "Nice start to the years list", if only......


John Harris

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