Swift sightings.

Subject: Swift sightings.
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2001 13:45:10 GMT
Gooday Mike and all,
On holidays at present at the Muralug Hilton. 
Some Swift sightings:-

Heath Point, Muralug [Prince of Wales Is.] Torres 
Strait. Qld. 07.15 10 November 2001. Within 5Km 
10 36 03S 142 12 05E Alt. 150m 
Clear skies with a slight SE breeze.
6 White-throated Needletails travelling south 
down the coastline along with a large flock of 
Spangled Drongo's that were passing through in 
groups of 5 - 15 travelling south. Counted 
approx. 300+ in a 45 minute period before leaving 
the site.

Mullers Lagoon Bowen. Qld. 07.20 19 October 2001.
20 00 12S 148 14 39E
Clear skies no breeze.
35+ Fork-tailed Swifts feeding at 5 - 20m above 
ground. Flock remained static for period of 

Been on the lookout for those tricky little 
Swiftlets armed with my video camera but no 
sightings at present on Muralug.


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