Rod Gardner <>
Fri, 28 Mar 2003 16:12:35 +1100
Yesterday bird species number 200 for the Maroubra Beach/Malabar
Headland (SE Sydney) was recorded - a landmark to share. It wasn't a
particularly unsual bird: Eastern Spinebill. 199 was White Tern a few
of weeks ago.
Seven of the 200 were recorded before 1996, when regular surveys of
the area started, and these seven include: what I believe was
Sydney's only and probably never to be repeated Australian Bustard,
also Ground Parrot and Orange-bellied Parrot (all 19th Century), and
Ringed Plover (1908). The 200 includes 62 seabird species, and 11
introduced birds. I've seen 185 of these birds personally.
If anyone wants a list of the birds, there are two versions: the
basic list (ca 100KB) and an annotated list (ca. 200KB).
Birding-Aus is on the Web at
To unsubscribe from this mailing list, send the message
"unsubscribe birding-aus" (no quotes, no Subject line)
|<Prev in Thread]
||[Next in Thread>|
- Maroubra's 200th,
Rod Gardner <=
The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering
takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely
a compilation of material sent by many people to the birding-aus mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way.
If you wish to get material removed from the archive or
have other queries about the archive e-mail
Andrew Taylor at this address: