Mexican birds

To: Bill Stent <>
Subject: Mexican birds
From: Merrilyn Serong <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 15:09:37 +1100
Hi Bill
Good to see the Musks are not too far away.  Of course, I should have mentioned
my Burwood (SE Melbourne suburb) address in my earlier email.

Bill Stent wrote:

> I was down at Banyule the other day (in NE Melbourne) and Musks were
> certainly the dominant species.  There were upwards of 200 very noisily
> feeding in the flowering eucies (what type I dunno - I'm an economist).
> Sure were noisy, and I've never seen this many before at once.  They were
> accompanied by a couple of Rainbow lorikeets, but no more than that.  The
> Bell miners seemed to given them plenty of room.  I think a mob that big was
> far too much for them too!
> Bill
> -----Original Message-----
> From: 
>  Behalf Of Merrilyn
> Serong
> Sent: Tuesday, 22 January 2002 12:22 PM
> To: Tony Russell
> Cc: birds
> Subject: Re: [BIRDING-AUS] Mexican birds
> Hi Tony and others
> Usually each summer hundreds of Musk Lorikeets fly over our house travelling
> south at sunrise and north at sunset, but this summer their numbers have
> been
> much reduced.  I wonder why.  Changed weather conditions perhaps?
> Do you have more Musks than usual this year Tony?
> Cheers,
> Merrilyn.

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