Blue-winged Kookaburra Anting

To: "Syd Curtis" <>, "Messages Birding-aus" <>
Subject: Blue-winged Kookaburra Anting
From: "Bob Forsyth" <>
Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2000 22:53:51 +1000
Thanks for your reply and kind offer.
I do have a copy of  Landsborough Thompson (1964) and
have read his "Feather Maintenance" article.
Campbell and Lack's "A Dictionary of Birds"(Poyser/1985)
 has  similiar articles headed "Anting" and another "Comfort
The "Anting" article states Between 200 and 250 species of
passerine birds......have been recorded using ants....
But what I was specifically seeking was a list of Birds that
have been observed anting (in Australia)
I wonder if anyone has compiled such a list ?
 Regards...Bob Forsyth 
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