"Birding Aus" <>
"Ralph REID" <>
Mon, 30 Apr 2001 08:50:11 +1000
Let me be right up front about it - I would be the most hopeless bird
identifier on this list.
In the first place, they always seem to be too hidden in foliage to get a
In the second place, I have trouble finding anything in the field guides
that look like what I did see.
Be that as it may, over the Easter we spent a little time in the Ganmain
Forest (about 55 km west of Wagga Wagga) and saw (right out in the open this
time, for a change, right beside the dirt track that leads in to the 'back'
of the forest from the Western end) three birds which I can identify only as
SPs - these actually looked like the illustrations.
Could I have mistaken something more common for a SP? If so, what?
Anyway, on the off-chance that they were actually SPs, I thought I should
tell the list.
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