NSW grasswrens, specimens, old records and future searches?

To: "Bob Forsyth" <>
Subject: NSW grasswrens, specimens, old records and future searches?
From: "michael hunter" <>
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2003 17:27:57 +1000
ÿþ<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <HTML><HEAD> <META content="text/html; charset=unicode" http-equiv=Content-Type> <META content="MSHTML 5.00.2614.3500" name=GENERATOR> <STYLE></STYLE> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=#ffffff> <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; A Striated Grasswren lookalike with a white-tipped tail was photographed in a gorge on the Mt.Pierre access Rd. in the southern Kimberley a few years ago by Charles of "The Birding Shop" fame, and according to him, no less an authority than Danny Rogers thinks that this is a new species, possibly related to a similar bird seen around the Canning Stock Route many km. to the south, also with a white-tipped tail.</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Fire has burnt out the Kimberley site, and serious searching for the bird since the original sighting has been fruitless, but doubtless it's out there somewhere.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>&nbsp;&nbsp; As Bob says, virtually nobody with an Ornithological interest has ever been into some of&nbsp;our Outback backblocks, and much of that country is fit for Grasswrens.</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Cheers</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Michael</FONT></DIV></BODY></HTML>
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