Little Eagle

To: Russell Woodford <>
Subject: Little Eagle
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 13:49:44 +1100
Hey Russell

That's quite some record (see below) in what is fast
becoming a major wildlife hot-spot. For foreigners, Tyabb is
about 60km due south of Melbourne, Victoria, and this
sighting was only 2km from Hastings where John Gamblin
recently saw 40 Swift Parrots.

But the knock-out is that Mitchell's Hopping-Mouse:
Menkhorst's new Field Guide shows it as confined, within
Victoria, to the far NW of the state !
Michael Norris

Russell Woodford wrote:
> This report comes from an-offline birding-aus member (it will take me too 
> long to explain):
> A confirmed report of a "Little Eagle" sighted in Tyabb on the Mornington 
> Penninsula, close to the corner of Boes and Graydens Roads, having a good 
> meal of a Mitchell's Hopping-Mouse. Sighting was yesterday 22/1/2.
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