Short-tailed Grasswren RFI

To: "mayalex" <>, "Tony Russell" <>
Subject: Short-tailed Grasswren RFI
From: "Irene" <>
Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2000 21:20:02 +1000
Hi Guys

Is this saying that there is a new species of bird to chase?  When was it 
elevated to species status please?  How does one
find out about these things please?

Irene Denton
Sydney    NSW

-----Original Message-----
 Behalf Of mayalex
Sent: Monday, 3 April 2000 1:42
 Subject: Re: [BIRDING-AUS] Short-tailed Grasswren RFI

Hello Tony

Good sites to observe Amytornis merrotsyi are amongst the spinifex (triodia)
grassland/open mallee habitat growing mostly at higher altitudes within the
igneous formations of the Mount Painter Geological Province.   >From Mount Gee
and Mount Painter, east to Yudnamutuna Gorge and also Radium Ridge and Freeling
Heights are especially good areas to locate them.  Exact spots with good
sighting probability for A. merrotsyi is at the Armchair Basin and nearby
Streitzberg Ridge (northern side of Mount Ward)

Ian May

Tony Russell wrote:

> Hi, would anyone knowing an exact location for the Short-tailed Grasswren (
> Amytornis merrotsyi, formerly A.striatus merrotsyi) in the Northern
> Flinders Ranges

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