Re: Black Bittern.

To: Phil & Linda Cross <>
Subject: Re: Black Bittern.
From: Tony Russell <>
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2000 10:12:06 +1000

Also saw one of these around the freshwater lake in Centenary Lakes,
Cairns, about three weeks ago.

At 09:47  24/01/00 +1000, you wrote:
>You wrote:
>> Could you do me a favour an 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.
>When you do your trip to FNQ later this year make sure you do the boat
>trip with Chris Dahlberg on the Daintree River.    A number of years ago
>one came out right on cue after Chris mentioned it and we were rewarded
>with fantastic views.  I have also been told that the NT is a good place
>to get them.  I should point out that I have seen only 2 others and both
>were in the Caboolture area.
>Linda Cross
>27.05.00s  152.54.59e
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