To: andrew stafford <>
Subject: SBD
From: Tony Russell <>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2000 16:03:48 +1000
Ok, well done, congrats etc. Yes, I heard it was wet - didn't realise you
were holding the brolly for Dion. You have now been christened "the
ps: just read your longer message re why hendersoni? You should speak to
the following who were at the pre Christmas sighting and who took copious
field notes for the BARC submission.From memory I think it was to do with
the amount of colour between the legs.
John Cox  08 8359 0884
John Hatch 08 8362 2820
Mike Carter 03 9787 7136
Tony Palliser 02 9900 1678 w  02 9411 5272h
hope this helps.

At 03:50  22/02/00 -0800, you wrote:
>Hi Tony
>Well, I made it down in the end, with Dion H. Sorry I
>didn't let you know earlier I was on the way. I
>figured I was in debt anyway, and I'd remember the
>bird long after I was out of it...
>Anyway, yes! we got the bird about 1/2 hour before the
>entire flock took off. Pretty amazing considering we
>were battling the elements all the way. Dion made a
>bit of a hero of himself spotting it.
>Look for a longer report later on birding-aus.
>Do You Yahoo!?
>Talk to your friends online with Yahoo! Messenger.
Tony Russell,
  Adelaide, South Australia
  phone : 08 8337 5959  , o/s 61 8 8337 5959
  There's nothing quite like the feeling of seeing a new bird is there?

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