No Bustard

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Subject: No Bustard
From: Brian Fleming <>
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2003 18:35:29 +1000
Dion Hobcroft wrote:
> Had a look for the reported Bustard at Mamre Road, western Sydney this
> afternoon but alas no luck. The only possible confusion contender was
> a
> White-necked Heron in the same paddock.
> Dion
Been there, done that.. the first time I ever saw a pair of White-necked
Herons stalking about after grasshoppers on stubble in northeast
Victoria I really thought they were Bustards.  That was quite a few
years ago now - but the excitement of that moment is not forgotten.

Anthea Fleming
in Ivanhoe, Vic

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